Plaviņas is 120 km from the capital Riga. From Riga, Plaviņas can be reached by the A6 Riga-Daugavpils motorway, the P80 Tīnūži-Koknese motorway (a section of the E22 motorway from Riga to the eastern border of Latvia) and then the A6 Riga- Daugavpils motorway, as well as by rail.
If you use public transport, please check the links below for public transport connections:
From Riga railway station trains with termini Daugavpils, Zilupe, Krustpils, Rezekne, Indra, Gulbene. Journey time from 1.25h to 2.03h. More information at https://www.pv.lv/
On arrival at Plavinas railway station, take Stacijas Street towards the level crossing, then take Odzienas Street to the right towards the Daugava River. You will see the Pļaviņas Culture Centre, where the Pļaviņas Tourist Information Point is located on the right from the main door. The distance on foot takes about 6 minutes
From Pļaviņas Station Square Pļaviņas Tourist Information Point can be reached on foot in 6 minutes, walking along Stacijas Street towards the railway crossing, then along Odzienas Street turn right towards Daugava. You will see the Pļaviņas Culture Centre, where the Pļaviņas Tourist Information Point is located on the right from the main door.
Plavinas Union administration area
The bus timetable and routes within the territory of the Plavinas Union Administration (Stukmani Centre, Krievciems, Gostini, Vietalva, Odziena) can be found at www.1188.lv/satiksme
Information for cyclists:
Bicycles are allowed on public transport, trains and buses, subject to the rules and charges established by the passenger transport organisations.
If you want to carry your bicycle on the train, you need to buy a luggage ticket. Please note that the bicycle must be carried in a carriage with special bicycle racks and the number of racks must be equal to the number of bicycles carried. If the passenger train is not equipped with bicycle racks, the maximum number of bicycles carried in the carriage shall not exceed 5 bicycles. Groups of more than 15 cyclists should call 67232135 48 hours before the journey to arrange access to the required station. For information on transporting bicycles on trains, see the link below: https://www.pv.lv/lv/informaci...