Here you will find information about transportation from / to the international airport, from / to conference hotels and the EIBA 2015 conference venue and from / to conference hotels and the Gala Dinner, as well as about transportation facilities in Rio in general.
TRANSPORTATION FROM / TO THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
The international airport of Rio de Janeiro is officially called Antonio Carlos Jobim international airport, but is also known as Tom Jobim international airport or Galeao International airport.
At the international airport (http://www.aeroportogaleao.net/en/), delegates are advised not to hail taxis that pass by or to accept “invitations” from strangers who offer taxi services. Rather, delegates should take one of the following options:
- Private transfer
- Special cab
- Regular yellow cabs from one of the two official taxi cooperatives
- Airport executive bus “Frescão” (blue bus, line 2018)
Approximate prices of rides are shown below*:
|From international airport to…||Private transfer||Special taxi||Regular cab||Bus|
|Copacabana||€48 euros||€43 euros||€20 euros||€4 euros|
|Ipanema||€48 euros||€53 euros||€25 euros||€4 euros|
|Leblon||€48 euros||€58 euros||€27 euros||€4 euros|
|PUC-Rio (conference venue)||€48 euros||€60 euros||€28 euros||not available|
* These estimates are as of January 2015.
The international airport is around 25 km away from Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. A taxi will take around 30-60 minutes and a bus about 45-75 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Please, see below details about these transportation options.