Rio de Janeiro

Photo by Agustín Diaz on Unsplash     

Updated, Aug 2020


about the city
population, Language, currency,  plug point, emergency no, time zone
entry requirements and best time to visit

Getting In & Around

Getting in
Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport
20 km north of the city centre. Rio de Janeiro-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport or RIOGaleão International Airport. BRT+Metro: R$4.60, BRT: R$4.05 (24hrs), Bus: from R$4.05, Special Buses: from R$8 – 72, Taxi: from R$35-90 approx. Uber available. visit website

Santos Dumont Airport
In city domestic airport, 2 km from city center, Light Rail(VLT): R$3.80, Bus: from R$4.05, Special Buses: from R$16, Taxi: from R$25-35 approx, Uber available

Brazil Central Station
Central do Brasil – Central train station, Connected by Public transport, Metro station and VLT(Light Rail). Restaurants, public facilities are available here.

Novo Rio Bus Terminal
Rodoviária do Rio de Janeiro – Central Bus Terminal, Connected by Buses, and VLT(Light Rail). Restaurants, public facilities are available here. visit website

Getting around

Public Transport
Tickets: Bus ticket R$3.80 Metro Ticket* around R$4.30 Metro + Bus around R$4.30 
*For metro a card with R$5 and recharge it. Taxis and Uber are better way to travel in Brazil because of safety reasons and. fares are about R$5.5+2.5/km in the city. extra on sunday or 

Urca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Shot by Cerqueira on Unsplash

See & Do

Piazza Duomo


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