Porto Alegre, or “Joyful Harbour” is the rich metropolitan capital of Rio Grande do Sol in Brazil. The city is situated along the banks of the Guaiba River which feeds into the Lagoa dos Patos. Porto Alegre offers a European atmosphere with neoclassical architecture throughout the city. During your stay, you can enjoy various museums, a vivacious art scene and numerous parks.
The Porto Alegre historical centre is just 9 kilometres from Porto Alegre airport and you can make the trip to the centre by taxi, train, or bus. Taking an airport taxi is the safest and most comfortable means of transport. By taxi, the journey takes 10 to 20 minutes and it costs around €5.46 (BRL 30). Alternatively, Trensurb runs train services from Porto Alegre airport with the trip taking around 10 minutes and costing €0.82 (BRL 4.50). Lastly, you can also take the 702 or 705 bus to reach the historical centre. The bus trip takes 15 to 20 minutes and costs €0.87 (BRL 4.80).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Porto Alegre at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.