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Rio De Janeiro Transportation – Taxi, Train, Bus & Airport Tips

Rio de Janeiro Transportation 

Rio de Janeiro is one of the biggest cities in all of North and South America. It is the most important city in Brazil when it comes to recreation and tourism, thanks to its coastal location and over 80 kilometers of open beaches. If you are planning on a visit to Rio de Janeiro, follow these transportation tips to make your trip as smooth as possible.

Take Taxis 

The best way to get from the airport into the city is by taxi. One popular company used commonly by recreational and business travelers is Rio Airport Transfer. They are very punctual and can help transport you around the city for the entirety of the time that you are there. When it comes to getting picked up from the airport, this company is a much better option than hailing a regular taxi cab thanks to their reliability.

City Bus System 

The bus system in Rio de Janeiro is very easy to use. The fares for each trip are posted clearly. You just pay for the ride at the turnstile and get on the bus. They go almost everywhere tourists want to go in the city. They are even a good option for those that are looking to take some day trips to nearby attractions while they are there. You should also take the bus to the train station that will take you up to look at the Christ the Redeemer Statue.

The Metro System 

The Metro is another great way to get around Rio. It is extremely affordable, reliable, and safe during the day. The metro goes to many of the most important tourist attractions in the area and also goes to the beach.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about transportation in Rio de Janeiro. 

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