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Getting to the City Center from Rio de Janeiro Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. - Galeao Intl. Airport

Rio de Janeiro is Brazil's second largest city with a crowded population. Within the boundaries of the city are the Maracana Stadium, one of the stables of football fans, as well as the Christ the Redeemer Jesus statue, considered one of the seven wonders of the world.

The city, which became world famous thanks to Rio Carnival, offers a combination of sea, sand, sun and entertainment along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The transport network in Rio de Janeiro, host of the Summer Olympics 2016 after the World Cup, has been renewed for the event.

The metro and the new buses are two important means of the transportation network that go to the farthest parts of the city. In a city with a very crowded population, taxis also serve all day long to lighten traffic intensity. The International Rio de Janeiro Airport is serving the passengers from all around the world to reach the city.

Located on an island in Rio de Janeiro, the airport is 20 kilometers away from the city center. You can travel this distance with buses or taxis that serve almost all day. You can easily rent a car from the companies operating at the airport.

Taxi

If you want to travel by taxi, you should pay attention to the point that the taxis you take have license and a taximeter. Linha Vermelha, Linha Amarela and Avenida Brasil highways connecting the airport and the city center make it possible to reach your destination with confidence.

Bus

Rio de Janeiro Airport is served by bus lines operating at different times in different parts of the city. The bus 2101 runs between 05:30 and 18:00, the bus 2145 runs between 05:30 and 22:30 and the bus 1001 runs between 04:00 and 23:00.

In addition to these private buses, the public bus line 924 provides access to the city center during the day, although it is not very frequent. Buses go to different districts, but each passes through the city center. The journey by bus takes about 45 minutes.

Car Rental

Five different car hire companies that serve at the airport are open 24 hours a day. You can choose among these companies and rent the vehicle with the models and specifications you want. Among these companies are Avis, Hertz, Localiza, Movida and Unidas.

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2017
Getting to Rio de Janeiro Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. - Galeao Intl. Airport from the City Center

As there is no direct underground line to the airport which in the north of the city, buses are the only means of public transport to get to the airport. You can also prefer taking a taxi or renting a car.

Taxi

You can be at the airport in half an hour thanks to the taxis which you can easily reach 24 hours in the whole city. Because of the extreme heat in the city and the only means of transportation being buses, taxis are a preferred option due to their comfort and speed.

Bus

Buses allow passengers to travel from the city center to the airport in different time zones. You can easily get to the airport by preferring one of the buses number 2101, 2145, 1001 and 924. You do not need tickets for buses. You can pay in cash on the bus.

Car Rental

You can easily rent a car in Rio de Janeiro and make a comfortable journey to the airport. You can find car rental companies online and contact them in advance. Car rental companies bring the car up to the point you want and deliver it to you there.

Airport Information

Rio de Janeiro Airport, based on an enormous island, is also attracting attention with its service buildings.

Many restaurants, such as 365 Deli, Air Point, Astoio Kilo, Batata Inglesa, Cafe Aviador, Cafe Palheta, Caso de Pao de Queijo, Demoiselle, Galeao Coffe Shop, Hallah and Havanna, serve the unique tastes of Brazilian cuisine and world cuisine at the airport.

Shops like AMP Tshirt Store, Brasil Carioca Sport Souvenirs, Brasil Rio, Britt Shop, Carioqueria and Chilli Beans serve passengers all day long.

Banks, post office, health center and pharmacy are among other services you can make benefit at the airport. There is also a hotel that offers accommodation services to passengers.

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2017

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