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BRT Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 21942-900, Brazil
0800 886 1000
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Good way to get around.

We had read about the BRT before arriving in Rio but we didn't know much about the service. We saw... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
hydehaven
,
Edmonton, Canada
Fast but Frustrating

The buses are fast, frequent, clean and safe and have their own dedicated lanes and enclosed... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Michael A
,
San Francisco, California
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
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  • Terrible8%
9 Aug 2017
“Good way to get around.”
15 Jun 2017
“Fast but Frustrating”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 21942-900, Brazil
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0800 886 1000
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had read about the BRT before arriving in Rio but we didn't know much about the service. We saw the station at arrivals and it seemed to be popular and rather full. We weren't sure about using the service while carrying our luggage and...More

Thank hydehaven
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The buses are fast, frequent, clean and safe and have their own dedicated lanes and enclosed stations. It connects seamlessly to the Metro system. I so want to give the system five stars, but...UGH...buying a ticket and getting past the turnstiles is an exercise in...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I took the BRT TransCarioca from the airport to our hotel in Cinelandia in February 2017. Our flight from Atlanta arrived very early in the morning so no particular rush to the hotel as our room would probably not have been ready for check-in anyway...More

Thank Lucchese20
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I always use the BRT + Metro combo to and from Galeao airport. For a solo traveller a fraction of taxi prices to Zona Sul and you avoid getting stuck in traffic jams too.

Thank Ginger_Zidane
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Crowded, people will push you. Locals are afraid to loose their stop, so they do not move from the entrance, what makes an odssey to move inside. Also they do not wait for people to disembark the BRT and start to get into before everybody...More

1  Thank MF018
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

There are a wide number of lines connecting different regions of Rio de Janeiro. One cool thing is that there are express buses and stopping (called parador) buses, the first only stops on major stations, while the parador stops in every station. The express stations...More

1  Thank MarcosBorges
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