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Airports in Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)

Location

The airport is located on Governor's Island, 10 miles (16km) north of Rio de Janeiro.

Getting to the city

Public buses are available and passengers can connect to Rio's Novo Rio Rodoviaria bus station in the city centre. Passengers can take the two Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) lines from and to the airport. There are train lines near the airport, the nearest metro station from Galeão Airport is the Vicente de Carvalho, on line 2. To get to the airport, it is necessary to transfer to the BRT at this station, with a direct route to the airport.

More expensive airport shuttles are available to downtown hotels and popular destinations and often have an English speaking guide. Taxis are available.

Time

GMT -3 (GMT -2 between the third Sunday in October and the third Sunday in February)

Contacts

Tel: +55 21 3004 6050.

see full airport guide


Rio de Janeiro International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)

Location

The airport is located on Governor's Island, 10 miles (16km) north of Rio de Janeiro.

Getting to the city

Public buses are available and passengers can connect to Rio's Novo Rio Rodoviaria bus station in the city centre. Passengers can take the two Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) lines from and to the airport. There are train lines near the airport, the nearest metro station from Galeão Airport is the Vicente de Carvalho, on line 2. To get to the airport, it is necessary to transfer to the BRT at this station, with a direct route to the airport.

More expensive airport shuttles are available to downtown hotels and popular destinations and often have an English speaking guide. Taxis are available.

Time

GMT -3 (GMT -2 between the third Sunday in October and the third Sunday in February)

Contacts

Tel: +55 21 3004 6050.

see full airport guide


Rio de Janeiro International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.