Airport Transportation Options

Learn how locals get to and from the Rio de Janeiro International Airport, also known as GaleĆ£o Airport. Arriving to a new place doesn’t have to be stressful, and most of all, you do not have to pay gringo prices.

Rio de Janeiro Airport Details

Quick Overview

Price Comparison


*Regular Taxi fares are illustrative and will vary depending on your final destination. Additional fees may apply for large luggage, and if your location is on a steep hill.

*Rate 1 applies between 6AM-9PM. Rate 2 applies 9PM-6AM, all day sundays, holidays, and the whole month of december

*Premium bus does not provide direct service to Leme or Lapa, but these neighborhoods are accessible with a 15 minute walk.

Taxi Instructions

Premium Bus Instructions

Premium Bus 2018 Route Map