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Sambodromo Round Transfer

Sambodromo Shuttle Service Transfer Rio de Janeiro

Sambodromo Round Transfer Service
Round Transfer to the Samba Parade

Choose the most convenient and easiest way to get right inside the Sambodromo. Book your shuttle service when buying your Samba Parade tickets.

Beat the crowds. Get there easy for less!

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

The only way to get inside
This special fleet of buses are exclusively licenced to take you right inside the venue, pass all the crowds. They will pick you up right from there, too, to whisk you right back to the pick up/drop off point of you preference (choose one available below), when you are tired.

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 zou to easily find your way back.

The safest way
Play wise! Get right inside the venue behind the gates where high security is the standard.

Offering Comfort
Your express bus will whisk you right inside the Sambodromo from the very place where you stay when all 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.

Excellent value
The Sambodromo Round Transfer is of truly excellent value for your money. Rates are set cheap to make it available to everyone. The objective is to facilitate your Sambodromo transfer and to make your Rio Carnival experience unique and unforgettable.
Taxi fares skyrocket on Carnival days (and sometimes depend on your Portuguese negotiation skills). This shuttle service is significantly cheaper than taxi fares.

  The easiest way

The Sambodromo Round Transfer service will drive you right inside 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

Schedule

The buses run on Samba Parade days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Champions' Saturday.
Vehicles run very frequently towards the Sambodromo from 18:00 onwards. As the show only begins at 21:00, the first vehicles arrive at the Sambodromo just after 19:45, giving you enough time to secure good seats in the grandstands.
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, separate bus routes connect the Sambodromo to the following districts

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

If you are not staying in one of the main hotels, you will find the nearest stop on your Personal Account page closer to Carnival.

Express service: no stop after the dedicated zone until the Sambodromo.

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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
Marriot 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 Formule 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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