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Sambodromo Round Transfer

Sambodromo Shuttle Service Transfer Rio de Janeiro

The new EXPRESS Sambodromo Transfer
Super-fast shuttle to and from the Samba Parade

Choose the most convenient and easiest way to get right to the Sambodromo. Book your shuttle service also for your Sambodromo tickets.

We are pleased to inform that the Sambodromo Round Transfer service will be finalized and go on sale on this page already very soon, still in December.

We have redesigned and improved the old service of the previous years and the one of other operators. We offer now true express transfer with less stops and a significantly faster and more frequent service. We know well, that what you want most is to be there as quickly as possible!

We will offer a special service for people who are about to parade.
You will be taken from our Visitors' Reception Center (after collecting and putting on your costume) in our special vehicles as quickly as possible on that night to the Sambodromo, in the company of our Expert Carnival Guide who will take you right to your own meeting point at the perfect time.
We are conveniently located, being very close to the Sambodromo!

Beat the crowd. Get there easy for less!

Express
To provide you with a truly unparalleled super-fast service, every route has only a few stops and only in in the dedicated area it serves. Your bus will NOT stop after the dedicated zone until the entrance of the Sambodromo on the right side for you.
If you are not staying in one of the hotels where we pick up, you will find a stop most probably very near, just a few blocks and a short walk away.

Easy to use
Just give us the names of the passengers at the time of purchase. No need to print or bring along any tickets.

The way to get near
Normal buses do not run on Parade days around the Sambodromo and the subway stations are far to walk (20 - 30 mins).
Taxis have to drop you off well before the entrances as only specially licensed vehicles can get near the Sambodromo. Most streets will be closed and it is difficult to navigate around to find your sector.

Right to and from the gates
Our special fleet of buses are especially licensed to take you right to the very gates, passing all the crowd. They will pick you up right from there, too, to whisk you all the way back when you are already tired and exhausted after such a big night.

Guides will assist you
Specially trained, bilingual guides will accompany you during your trip to the Sambodromo. They will look after you and provide you with all useful information. They will also assist you to find your sector on your arrival and help you to easily find your way back.

Be safe
Play wise! Protect yourself and your valuables. Get right there and behind the gates where high security is the standard, while the area around the Sambodromo is a well-known playground for all type of criminals.

Offering Comfort
Your express bus will whisk you right the Sambodromo from the very place where you stay, when most other traffic grinds to a halt.
And finally, at the end of a very long day, you will surely appreciate a well equipped vehicle waiting for you and that you will not have to chase other means of transport in the small hours among the crowd, when tired and exhausted. Just collapse into the comfort of your seat and stretch out your legs.
>> Enjoy being looked after!

  The easiest way

The Sambodromo Round Transfer service will drive you right to the venue and whisk you all the way back home.

The Sambodromo Round Transfer service is particularly designed with well-trained guides to help you enjoy the big day in the middle of the mayhem. It is cheap to make it popular and affordable for everyone.

Rio Carnival Shuttle

Cheap and affordable

The Sambodromo Round Transfer is of truly excellent value for your money. Rates are set low to make it available to everyone.
Our goal is to facilitate your Sambodromo transfer and to make your Rio Carnival experience a unique and unforgettable one.

Taxi fares go up considerably on Carnival days. This shuttle service is cheaper than taxi fares.

Schedule

The buses run on all Samba Parade days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Champions' Saturday according to the schedule below.

Return vehicles leave the Sambodromo at the end of every school's parade (beginning from the end of the third school's parade).

Rio Sambodromo Transfer

Routes

To save you time and speed up your transfer, dedicated, direct routes connect the following districts to the Sambodromo with only a few stops in that zone and no stops after until the Sambodromo

  • Copacabana, Leme
  • Ipanema, Leblon
  • Botafogo, Flamengo, City Center
  • Barra de Tijuca, Sao Conrado
  • The port of Rio de Janeiro (for those arriving by a cruise ship)

 

 

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COPACABANA, IPANEMA, LEBLON - ROUTE 1

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ROUTE 1 TIMETABLE
Code
PICK-UP POINTS Shuttle 1 Shuttle 2 Shuttle 3 Shuttle 4 Shuttle 5 Shuttle 6      
1
Sheraton Niemeyer Hotel 18:00h 18:30h 19:00h 19:30h 20:00h 20:30h      
2
Mercure Leblon Hotel 18:10h 18:40h 19:10h 19:40h 20:10h 20:40h      
3
Mar Ipanema Hotel 18:20h 18:50h 19:20h 19:50h 20:20h 20:50h      
4
Vermont Hotel 18:30h 19:00h 19:30h 20:00h 20:30h 21:00h      
5
Sofitel Hotel 18:40h 19:10h 19:40h 20:10h 20:40h 21:10h      
6
Othon Palace Hotel 18:50h 19:20h 19:50h 20:20h 20:50h 21:20h      
7
Marriott Hotel 19:00h 19:30h 20:00h 20:30h 21:00h 21:30h      
8
Copacabana Palace 19:10h 19:40h 20:10h 20:40h 21:10h 21:40h      
9
Merlin Hotel 19:20h 19:50h 20:20h 20:50h 21:20h 21:50h      

 

Botafogo, Flamengo, City Center - ROUTE 2

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ROUTE 2 TIMETABLE
Code
PICK-UP POINTS Shuttle 1 Shuttle 2 Shuttle 3            
1
Scorial Rio Hotel 18:00h 19:00h 20:00h            
2
Augusto's Payssandu Hotel 18:10h 19:10h 20:10h            
3
Windsor Florida Hotel 18:20h 19:20h 20:20h            
4
Windsor Asturias Hotel 18:30h 19:30h 20:30h            
5
Ibis Santos Dumont 18:40h 19:40h 20:40h            
6
Aeroporto Othon Hotel 18:50h 19:50h 20:50h            
7
Ibis Formula 1 19:00h 20:00h 21:00h            

 

Barra de Tijuca, Sao Conrado - ROUTE 3

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ROUTE 3 TIMETABLE
Code
PICK-UP POINTS Shuttle 1                
1
Alfa Barra Sunset Hotel 18:00h                
2
Rio Residencia Hotel 18:10h                
3
Sheraton Barra Hotel 18:20h                
4
Windsor Barra Hotel 18:30h                
5
Golden Tulip Hotel 18:40h                

 

FOR THE CRUISE SHIPS - ROUTE 4

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ROUTE 4 TIMETABLE
Code
PICK-UP POINTS Shuttle 1   Shuttle 2   Shuttle 3        
1
PIER PRAÇA MAUA 18:00h   19:00h   20:00h        
 
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