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National Airport "Santos Dumont"

Santos Dumont

The national Airport of Rio de Janeiro - called Santos Dumont - is located next to the city center of Rio de Janeiro. The airport connects only a few national destinations to Rio deJaneiro.

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Metro Rio de Janeiro

Metro Rio de Janeiro

The subway system of Rio de Janeiro only started in 1979, when it opened to the public with only 4.3 Km. of tracks linking 5 stations. But it was an instant success, with more than a half million customers in the first 10 days. The expansion of the metro is a work in progress. Line 3 is supposesd to link Rio de Janeiro with the city of Niteroi and Line 4 will connect Ipanema (line 1) wit Bara de Tijuca, this line should be ready for the summer Olympics of 2016.

 

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International Airport of Rio de Janeiro

The international Airport of Rio de Janeiro - called Antonio Carlos Jobim, or better known as "Galeão" - is located at 20 km. from the city center of Rio de Janeiro. The airport is connected to Rio by 2 major highways "linha vermelha and Avenida Brasil". So when the traffic runs fluid you should reach the city in between 20 and 30 minutes.

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Ferries

Ferry Station

Another way of transportation within the state of Rio de Janeiro, are the ferries. They can bring you to Niteroi, Charitas (Niteroi), Paquetá Island and Cocotá.

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