Rio de Janeiro Transportation

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  • 1. Bus in Rio

    If you got the time and tight budjet your best bet from GIG to Copacabana and Ipanema is Real bus 2018. Very simple from the airport. Has a designated stop and booth. From the beach area going back to...

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  • 2. Get a Taxi

    Because of the reviews I read here regarding Paulo Silva - taxinorio.com.br, I called Mr. Silva on his cell (yes, he does pick up the phone), and I spoke to him in Portuguese. It was not a short...

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  • 3. Metro system

    It's safe and convenient to take metro in Rio during the day. Passenger can transit any of 2 lines for R$2.6 and several stations are close to downtown attractions and Copacabana beach. If one wish...

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  • 4. Going by bus

    From Rio, buses are the only way onwards. You can catch the night bus to Ouro Preto or Sao Paulo, 8-9 hrs and 6 hrs. Buses are quite pricey in Brazil, they also get busy so book as early as you can....

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  • 5. By Plane

    This is an older airport but has the basics covered .The money exchange is just after the baggage area. We noticed they exchanged Canadian dollars at a good rate even though our Lonely Planet book...

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  • 6. Reaching Maracana Stadium

    The main stage for the next World Cup and Olympics will be Maracanã stadium. Some sites, in English language, consider other ways out of metro, like suburban...

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  • 7. public transport in Brazil

    We have just returned from Rio. Unless you travel during rush hour when a prepaid taxi or bus is best...a regular taxi is half the price of a prepaid one. We...

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  • 8. Tourists transportation service

    Service of driver with car coasts only -- R$120,00* -- a day **plus gas**. If you would like to spend your time in Rio de Janeiro, without any stress with...

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  • 9. your trip from rio to buenos aires

    i don't know what "cheap" is to you but be warned.... it's a LONG bus ride. i went from buenos aires to florianopolis, about 13 hrs (by car) from rio and it...

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  • 10. Renting A Car In Rio /or Taking A BUS?

    If you're able to drive in Europe, you'll be right at home here! To and From The Airport to Hotel and Destination, you will be safe and more comfortable on a...

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  • 11. Cruise Ship

    Travel to and from Brasil is not easy. Customs officials can be a hassle. We were many hours late disembarking because the boat could not satisfy the...

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  • 12. The cheapest way to know rio de janeiro

    This is the most appropriate way to know all beauties of Rio de Janeiro.It works like this:You pay a day transport, independent fo the number of places You'll...

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  • 13. A fun jaunt

    The bonde (bone-jay) is a 19th century tramline that runs from centro (downtown near the Petrobras building) to Sta Teresa and Corcovado. After crossing the...

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  • 14. Cebtral Bus Terminal

    Buses are an easy, convenient, picturesque and economical way of travelling around Brasil. Most locals tend to use the buses for covering both long and short...

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  • 15. SUBURBIAN TRAINS

    I know that very seldon you will use, but if you really want to explore the city, better you to know that Rio as a very useful and fast train system which...

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  • 16. A MODERN AIRPORT

    Rio had to increase its airport..the city each year becomes the gateway of the country. The State is investing in tourism and the city will have big events for...

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  • 17. VERY GOOD SUBWAY SYSTEM

    Actually I am not still a traveller scholar but I used the subway in Rio alot and I had the chance to know the subway system in São Paulo pretty well, I can say...

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  • 18. Rush hour

    If you are in Zona Sul (the southern part of Rio, that is, Ipanema, Leblon and all along the beaches) be aware of rush hour!Since there is very little mass...

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  • 19. THEY WILL KILL ME BUT I WILL TELL YOU THE TRUTH!

    THESE RED AND BLUE CABS ARE THE MOST EXPENSIVE OPTION OF TRANSPORT IN THE AIRPORT!!! I know they are official companies and people are there to guarantee their...

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  • 20. Scooters

    A lot of people have asked how to rent scooters in Rio.One word of advice: don't.The traffic is hectic and anything smaller than a car is fair game. There are a...

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  • 21. THE VANS :)

    We also have a "private service" called VAN, they are actually mini buses which also serves the population, they had a hard time trying to legalize an...

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  • 22. BONDE (Tram)

    The 'bonde' is how the people from Rio call the tram. There is only one line working, it goes from city center to Santa Teresa neightbourhood.It is really old,...

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  • 23. THE FAMOUS BARCAS

    The traditional people from both cities, Rio and Niteroi name the Barcas as BARCA DA CANTAREIRA...it is a very useful way to get rid of the so crazy traffic...

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  • 24. THE FERYY BOAT

    This is one of the oldest buildings in Rio de Janeiro, it is very common to find old constructions from the last century and also 17-19th century, this one...

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  • 25. A big new air conditioned bus to the airport

    A FREE bus to the airport it is new with AC and all along Copacabana beach!! It does take about one hour but if you have the time it is worh salvaging the $40...

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