Rio Galeão Airport (GIG): Shuttle Transfer to/from Hotels


Rio Galeão Airport (GIG): Shuttle Transfer to/from Hotels

From US$ 14.45 per person

Take the worry out of your arrival at Rio de Janeiro's Galeão International airport with a convenient shared transfer to your hotel in South Zone or Barra da Tijuca (or vice versa). Enjoy a comfortable transfer in a new vehicle with an experienced driver.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Portuguese, English
Pickup optional
Your hotel in Barra da Tijuca.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Skip the hassle and have someone waiting for you at the airport
  • Save yourself carrying heavy bags around
  • Avoid the long taxi lines with a pre-booked transfer
Full description
Start your itinerary in Rio de Janeiro on the right foot with a 1-way transfer between GIG-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (also known as Galeão) and your hotel in South Zone or Barra da Tijuca. Jump aboard an air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver and sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey. Save yourself lugging heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system using this door-to-door transfer service. Enjoy comfort and security, benefiting from the knowledge that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high standards. Service runs 365 days a year, and have fixed departures: • From Airport to Hotels, runs every hour from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, besides an extra after-hour time at 3:00 AM • From Hotels to Airport, runs every hour from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM, besides an extra night hour time at 10:30 PM
  • 1-way shared shuttle transfer between Galeão International Airport-GIG and Rio de Janeiro South Zone or Barra da Tijuca hotels, or vice versa (depending on the option chosen)
  • Driver and guide (Portuguese, English, and Spanish-Speaking)
  • WiFi onboard
  • Foods and drinks

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Meeting point

RIOgaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport. Uniformed staff will be waiting at the exit of the arrivals with a sign in hand.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under 3 years old who do not occupy a seat can travel free of charge if they are sitting on a parent's lap
  • Schedules are estimated based on flight departure and arrival times; minor adjustments can be made to better accommodate all passengers
  • For airport arrivals, uniformed staff will be waiting at the exit of the arrivals with a sign in hand; the schedule is estimated and can vary up to 30 minutes
  • For hotel departure, your selected starting time indicates the beginning of pickup; from that time on, you must wait in the lobby of your hotel; the exact pickup time will depend on your hotel location and pickup route
  • Please advise the supplier if you have reduced mobility or require a wheelchair
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 35 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
  • Value for money
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Dependable, punctual, and very courteous.

March 18, 2023

Met me at the airport with a sign, and got me into a taxi with a little wait while we waited for other people. Very easy and efficient! Could probably get a cheaper Uber but for a first time in Rio, I enjoyed the ease of it all.

February 22, 2023

They were on time for pick up and the ride was smooth

February 17, 2023

Product ID: 385548