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Air

The Aeroporto de Palmas is 26km south of the city center.

Azul To/from Brasília.

GOL Connects Palmas with Brasília and São Paulo.

LATAM To/from Brasília and São Paulo.

Passaredo Palmas to/from Goiânia and Araguaina.

Transport Options

A taxi from the airport to/from the hotel area costs R$80 to R$100. Alternatively, catch the red bus 75 at the airport curb (hourly from 7am to 7pm) to the ‘Terminal,’ where you can switch to bus 20 (hourly from 7:35am to 7:35pm), which passes Galeria Bela Palma in the center. Do the reverse to get back. In either direction, the first leg is R$4; the second leg is free.

Bus

Most long-distance buses do not enter Palmas, stopping instead in the highway-side town of Paraíso do Tocantins, 15km west of Palmas; note that departures listed here are from Paraíso. To get between Paraíso and Palmas, minibuses operated by Tocantinsense loop around every 30 to 60 minutes (R$15, 45 minutes) from roughly 6:30am to 10pm, with reduced services on weekends. Catch inbound shuttles at the Paraíso bus station, outbound ones at the bus stop in front of Galeria Bela Palma in Palmas.

Buses connect Palmas with Belém (R$200, 18 hours), Brasília (R$165, 13 hours) and São Paulo (R$295).

For Taquarussú, take any bus (including Bus 01 or 90 in front of Galeria Bela, R$5) to the Terminal Urbano, where you can transfer to Bus 45.

Car

Car-rental agencies include Avis, Hertz and Localiza. Each has an office at the airport.