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There are 5 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) by subway, tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Metrô Rio

  1. Take the Metrô Rio from Carioca to Cinelandia

Cheapest option

Line 311 bus

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Brs 4, 5 - República Do Paraguai to Avenida General Justo próximo ao 33

3 alternative options

VLT

  1. Take the VLT from Carioca to Santos Dumont

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)

Walk

  1. Walk from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Rio de Janeiro → Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 136

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Yes, travel within Brazil is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Last updated: 22 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is to line 311 bus which costs R$ 5 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is to Metrô Rio which costs R$ 5 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brs 4, 5 - República Do Paraguai and arriving at Avenida General Justo próximo ao 33. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carioca and arriving at Cinelandia. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 min.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is 2 km.

The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) without a car is to Metrô Rio which takes 1 min and costs R$ 5.

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The Metrô Rio from Carioca to Cinelandia takes 1 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) bus services, operated by Fetranspor, depart from Brs 4, 5 - República Do Paraguai station.

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Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) train services, operated by Metro Rio, depart from Carioca station.

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Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) bus services, operated by Fetranspor, arrive at Avenida General Justo próximo ao 33 station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU).
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  • Distance: 1.6 km
  • Duration: 1 min

What companies run services between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU), Brazil?

Metro Rio operates a vehicle from Carioca to Cinelandia every 5 minutes. Tickets cost R$ 5 and the journey takes 1 min. Alternatively, Fetranspor operates a bus from Brs 4, 5 - República Do Paraguai to Avenida General Justo próximo ao 33 every 5 minutes. Tickets cost R$ 5 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Metro Rio
Phone
0800 595 1111
Website
metrorio.com.br
Subway from Carioca to Cinelandia
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 5
Schedules at
metrorio.com.br
Book at
metrorio.com.br
VLT Carioca
Phone
0800-000-0858
Email
ouvidoria@vltrio.com.br
Website
vltrio.rio
Tram from Carioca to Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
vltrio.rio
Bus operators
Fetranspor
Website
fetranspor.com.br
Bus from Brs 4, 5 - República Do Paraguai to Avenida General Justo próximo ao 33
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 5
Website
Fetranspor
Urbano
R$ 5
Other operators
Taxi from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
R$ 13 - R$ 17
Taxi Pontual
Phone
+55 21 2520-7696
Website
taxipontual.com
Coopataxi
Phone
+55 21 3288-4343
Website
coopataxi.com.br
Cooparioca
Phone
+55 21 2158-1818
Website
cooparioca.com.br
Central Coop Rio de Janeiro
Phone
+55 (21) 3850-1810
Website
centralcooprj.com
Alvorada Táxi
Phone
+55 (21) 3369-3369
Website
facebook.com

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