INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF RIO DE JANEIRO – Galeao – ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM – GIG – PHOTOS – INFORMATION – LINKS – MAP
The International Airport of Rio de Janeiro is located 20km (13 miles) north of the cioty Rio de Janeiro.
Number of Terminals: 2
Time Zone in Rio de Janeiro: GMT- 3 (GMT- 2 from the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in February).
Telephone: (0)21 3398 5050, 3398 4526, 3398 2155. Fax: (0)21 3393 2228, 3398 421
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION to and from the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro:
TAXIS: are available, although visitors are advised to ignore the RDE taxi desk and go to the Rio de Janeiro State Tourism Authority desk instead and buy prepaid taxi vouchers. Price: 60 reais.
BUS: “Empresa Real” have air-conditioned buses that leave right from the International Airport, (galeao, gig), and drive downtown to the city, and through the seafront stopping at the hotels in Flamengo, Botafogo, Copacabana and Ipanema. Journey time: 45 minutes. Price: 6 Reais.
AIRPORT FACILITIES of the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro:
Money and communications: Terminal 1 has a range of banks, bureau de change facilities and a post office.
Eating and drinking: There are restaurants in Terminal 1 and a wide variety of restaurants and cafés in the central commercial area in Terminal 2.
Usefull links on Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport, gig.
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