Car Hire At Rio De Janeiro Airport

Quick Jump links to Rio De Janeiro Airport

The main airport serving Rio De Janeiro is Galeao International, which is located on the island of Morro de Itacoloni around 10 miles due north of the city centre. The airport first opened in the 1920s, and is one of the most spectacular places to land in the world thanks to the stunning views of the jungle, Sugarloaf Mountain, and the statue of Christ the Redeemer that you see as you fly in. The airport is used by most Internationalairlines including TAP, Air France, and British Airways, and is the most popular gateway for people wanting to explore Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro Airport Car Hire Advice

While the chaotic roads in the centre of Rio De Janeiro might not be the nicest place to have your baptism into Brazilian driving, you will find that once you are outside the city limits, driving is pretty much the only way of getting around the country in an enjoyable way. While flying from one city to another gives you an appreciation of the scale of jungle of Brazil, by driving and meeting the people, you get a feeling for the breadth and warmth of the country that makes it one of the most enjoyable places to explore on the planet.

Car Hire At Rio de Janeiro Airport

The two Terminal s at Rio International Airport are laid out in much the same way as each other, and the car rental desks at the airport are found in the arrivals hall on the lower floor after passport control and baggage reclaim. They do tend to get busy when flights arrive, so there might be a queue. You can get car hire at Rio from Sixt , National, Europcar, Hertz, Alamo and Avis.

Driving Directions to Rio de Janeiro Airport

The most popular tourist area within Rio de Janeiro is the area around Copacabana to the south of the city. From here to the airport you would first head west along Avenida Atlantica as far as Leblon where you would head inland past Lagoa onto Avenida Borges de Medeiros. This major road takes you east and then north towards Rio itself. After passing through the tunnel under the Favelas to the south of the city you join the main motorway to the airport, the Ln Vermelha which takes you north across the spectacular bay bridge right to the Terminal building. The entire journey is around 20 miles, but it can take more than an hour at peak times in the morning and afternoon.

Rio de Janeiro Airport Contact Details

In most cases, the best way to contact Rio Airport is via telephone (21)-3398-5050, although you may not find English speaking help 24 hours a day. Alternatively , you can find most information via the website at infraero.com.br, or by emailing info@infraero.com.br.

Address
Rio de Janeiro-Galeao,
Infraero-Empresa Brasileira de Infra-Estrurura,
Aeroportuaria, 21942-900, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ph : (0)21 3398 4526 or visit: www.infraero.gov.br

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