Arriving in Destination

Aeroporto Antônio Carlos Jobim Most international flights arrive at this airport (also called Galeão), located 15km north of the city center. From there, Premium Auto Ônibus (www.premiumautoonibus.com.br; R$15) operates buses approximately every 30 to 40 minutes to Flamengo, Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and other neighborhoods. It takes 75 minutes to two hours depending on traffic. Radio taxis charge a set fare of R$130 to Copacabana and Ipanema (45 to 90 minutes). Less-expensive metered yellow-and-blue comum (common) taxis cost between R$60 and R$90.