Transportation service

Airport transfers

Approximate costs:

 

Copacabana

Ipanema

São Conrado

Barra da Tijuca

1 - Yellow Cab (approx.)

R$ 80

R$ 80 

R$ 90

R$ 100

2 - Special Taxis

R$ 130

R$ 130

R$ 150

R$ 160

 3- Shuttle Bus

R$ 16

R$ 16

R$ 16

R$ 16

4 - Private Tranfers (sedan 
max 2 people)

R$ 270

R$ 270

R$ 300

R$ 300

1 - Yellow Cab :  Amount is charged according to the taximeter. Taxi driver will probably not be able to speak English. In case of using this service, we recommend to use the official Yellow Cab company of the airport.

 2 - Special Taxi : Special Taxi vouchers can be purchased at the arriving hall outside customs. Payment with credit card is accepted and hostesses are bilingual. In some companies the driver can also charge directly to the passenger. We advise "Cootramo Taxi" (+ 55 21 2560.5442) and "Transcoopass Táxi" (+ 55 21 2560.4888) services, which are registered with the tourism Board.

 3 - Regular Shuttle Bus :  There are different lines with different routes leaving GIG Airport.

The main lines, suitable for those who are going to the South Zone of the city (Flamengo, Botafogo, Copacabana, Ipanema , Leblon and São Conrado), or going to the West Zone of the city (Barra da Tijuca) are:

Line

Route

Fare

Timing

Premium 2018

RIOGaleão - Alvorada Bus Terminal (along coast of South Zone – (best option for Hotels in Flamengo, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon – South Zone)

R$ 16,00

5h30 to 23h

Premium 2918

RIOGaleão/Alvorado Bus Terminal (via Linha Amarela) (best option for Hotels in Barra da Tijuca – West Zone)

R$ 16,00

5h40 to 23h30

There are also lines going from GIG Airport to Santos Dumont Airport (domestic airport):

Line

Route

Fare

Timing

 

Premium 2101

RIOGaleão – Santos Dumont Airport (Via Linha Vermelha)

R$ 16,00

No time information available

Premium 2145

RIOGaleão - Santos Dumont Airport (via exclusive bus and taxi Lane on Brasil Avenue and Presidente Vargas Avenue)

R$ 16,00

5h30 to 21h30

For those going to Barra da Tijuca, the best option is taking Bus Premium 2918, from  GIG Airport to Alvorada Bus Terminal, and from there taking the regular bus number 309 (*) that leaves the terminal and goes along the Barra da Tijuca coast line, passing in front of the major hotels.

The 309 line itinerary is the following (Hotels Windsor Oceânico and Barra Highlighted in the Map):

(*)  bus number 309 is a regular bus with no air-conditioning.

Private Transfer

You can request a private service. A professional driver will be waiting for you at the arrival gate, after you have passed the customs at the restricted area. Driver will be holding a sign with your name on it and will take you to your hotel. Service must be requested with minimum 72 hours in advance, in order that we can provide it. Advance payment is requested.

UBER

Uber is another great option of transportation with very affordable prices.
To use this service it is necessary to create an account at https://www.uber.com
Fares may vary due to traffic, weather and other factors.

For additional information such as: ride options, estimated prices, how to pick up and more, please access: https://www.uber.com/en-BR/cities/rio-de-janeiro

More details

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