Santos Dumont Airport Transport

In this page you’ll find all the transport options available at Santos Dumont Airport.

Santos Dumont Airport (IATA: SDU; ICAO: SBRJ), or also called Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport, is the second airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Being a domestic airport, it is located just 2 km from Rio de Janeiro city centre and it is the 6th largest airport in terms of passenger influx.

At Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport you can find the following transport options:


There are several bus options which connect Santos Dumont Airport with Rio Galeao Airport and also with Rio de Janeiro city centre. Bus lines 2145 and 2101 connect Santos Dumont Airport with Galeao Airport and bus line 2018 connects Galeao Airport with Alvorada Terminal (city centre).
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Car rental

Renting a car in Rio de Janeiro is a great idea if you want to travel around. Find your best option with our search engine. There are also some local taxi companies at the Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.
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You’ll find a wide rank of taxis at various spots of Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU). The taxi ride should take about 10 minutes, but it always will depend on the traffic and on the destination.
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The company Shuttle Rio offers transfers from the Santos Dumont Airport to most of the hotels and hostels situated in Copacabana and Leme.