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There are 7 ways to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Metrô Rio, bus  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the Metrô Rio from Botafogo to Vicente de Carvalho L2
  2. Take the bus from Vicente de Carvalho to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2

R$ 8 - R$ 9

Cheapest option

Line 157 bus, line 2018 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the line 157 bus from Brs 1,I - Nelson Mandela to Brs 1,2,3 - Ouvidor 157 / ...
  2. Take the line 2018 bus from Brs 1,2,3 - Ouvidor to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 1455 2018

R$ 8

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Line 2018 bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the line 2018 bus from Avenida Rui Barbosa próximo ao 660 to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290 2018

R$ 16 - R$ 20

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) 21.9 km

R$ 55 - R$ 65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) 21.9 km

R$ 12 - R$ 18

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Botafogo to Rio de Janeiro - Aeropuerto Galeão

R$ 60

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) 21.9 km

R$ 38 - R$ 43

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The cheapest way to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) is to line 157 bus and line 2018 bus which costs R$ 8 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) is to taxi which costs R$ 55 - R$ 65 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avenida Rui Barbosa próximo ao 660 and arriving at Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Botafogo and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) is 17 km. The road distance is 21.9 km.

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The best way to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) without a car is to Metrô Rio and bus which takes 1h 17m and costs R$ 8 - R$ 9.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG), including transfers.

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Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) bus services, operated by Fetranspor, depart from Avenida Rui Barbosa próximo ao 660 station.

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Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) bus services, operated by Fetranspor, arrive at Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) is 22 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG).

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There are 2244+ hotels available in Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG). Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG).
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  • Distance: 16.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Botafogo, Brazil and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG), Brazil?

Fetranspor operates a bus from Avenida Rui Barbosa próximo ao 660 to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost R$ 16 - R$ 20 and the journey takes 2h 3m.

Train operators
Metro Rio
Phone
0800 595 1111
Website
metrorio.com.br
Subway from Botafogo to Vicente de Carvalho
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4 - R$ 5
Schedules at
metrorio.com.br
Bus operators
BRT Rio
Phone
0800 886 1000
Website
brtrio.com
Bus from Vicente de Carvalho to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4
Schedules at
brtrio.com
Fetranspor
Website
fetranspor.com.br
Bus from Avenida Rui Barbosa próximo ao 660 to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 16 - R$ 20
Website
Fetranspor
Executivo
R$ 16 - R$ 20
Bus from Brs 1,I - Nelson Mandela to Brs 1,2,3 - Ouvidor
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4
Website
Fetranspor
Urbano
R$ 4
Bus from Brs 1,2,3 - Ouvidor to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 1455
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4
Website
Fetranspor
Urbano
R$ 4
In Búzios
Phone
+55 22 2623-6033
Email
reservas@inbuzios.com.br
Website
inbuzios.com.br
Shuttle from Botafogo to Rio de Janeiro - Aeropuerto Galeão
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 60
Schedules at
inbuzios.com
Book at
centralbuzios.com
Other operators
Uber Rio De Janeiro
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
R$ 38 - R$ 43
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
R$ 38 - R$ 43
Select
R$ 47 - R$ 53
Black
R$ 60 - R$ 75
Taxi from Botafogo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
R$ 55 - R$ 65
TAXI ARCO VERDE
Phone
+55 21 2236-3882
Website
taxiarcoverde.com.br
Serzetaxi 24 Horas
Phone
+55 (21) 2255-2085
Website
serzetaxi-24-horas.negocio.site
Ponto de Taxi
Phone
+55 (21) 3888-7607
Website
google.com
Associação Praia Táxi 200
Phone
(+55)  (21) 2245-8990
Website
google.com
Associação de Táxi Barão do Flamengo
Phone
(+55) (21) 2205-3302
Website
google.com
Tele Urca
Phone
(+55) (21) 99796-1986
Website
google.com
Taxi Enseada
Phone
(+55) (21) 3237-3373
Website
google.com
Sul Taxi
Phone
(+55) (21) 3852-5181
Website
google.com
Sto. Amaro Táxi
Phone
+55 (21) 2252-0054
Website
google.com
Rio Quartier Táxi
Phone
+55 (21) 3181-9022
Website
google.com
Catete Express
Phone
+55 (21) 2202-1817
Website
google.com
Rádio Táxi Glória
Phone
+55 21 2507-5672
Website
gloriataxi.com.br
Auto Glória Táxi
Phone
+55 21 2507-6731
Taxi Farme
Phone
(+55) (21) 2247-3525
Website
google.com
Amotáxi
Phone
(+55) (21) 2267-3899
Website
google.com

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