Transportation - Brasilia, Getting There, Away & Around
You might have guessed the name of Brasilia’s airport...
That’s right: Brasilia–Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport (IATA-code: BSB).
The airport of Brasilia is about 14 km/ 9 miles from the hotel sectors.
flights from Brasiliato all major and some smaller cities in Brazil.
Brasilia – Kubitschek International Airport
Kubitschek International Airport has direct international connections with Latin America to/ from Panama City, San José and Bogota and with the USA to/ from Atlanta and Miami. Europe is only directly connected through Lisbon. Nevertheless,
the airport of Brasiliais currently the 3rd busiest of Brasil.
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The long-haul bus terminal in Brasilia is called ‘rodoferroviária’, because it incorporates also a train station. However, there are no passenger services running. The bus terminal is located at the end of the Monumental Axis (that’s right: in the ‘tail’ of the airplane).
Some time indications on travelling by bus to and from Brasilia:
|Goiania :||3 hours|
|Pirenopolis :||3 hours|
|Alto Paraiso :||3.5 hours (for National park Chapada dos Veadeiros)|
|Belo Horizonte :||10 hours|
|Sao Paulo :||15 hours|
|Cuiaba :||20 hours|
|Salvador :||22 hours|
|Belem :||36 hours|
Brasilia is one of the easiest cities in Brazil to navigate by
public transport. The local city bus terminal of Brasilia is called ‘rodoviária’, which is usually the designation for long-haul bus stations in other cities. The Brasilia bus terminal is located right in the middle of the Monumental Axis (that’s right: where the ‘wings’ and ‘fuselage’ of the airplane meet).
Local bus terminal Brasilia in the intersection of the 'airplane'
From the airport, all buses on your right-hand side drive to the city bus terminal, which is close to the hotel sectors.
To get to the airport from downtown Brasilia, catch bus 102 or minibus 30. From the city bus terminal to the long-haul bus terminal, catch bus Circular 131.
The city bus terminal was built over the central metro station of Brasilia.
Two metro lines run to the western suburbs of Brasilia, which come handy for local commuters, but not much for leisure or business visitors.
Good, straightforward highways, clarifying blocks of houses and yes, even some driving courtesy, make Brasilia the best large city in Brazil to drive your own.
rental carcomes also handy if you are short on time; all major points of interest are quite far apart from each other.
The country roads leading to the attractions further afield of Brasilia are also pleasant to navigate.
Quality roads make Brasilia a delight for driving a car