Transfer to/from - Porto Alegre airport (POA)


Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Porto Alegre airport (POA)




The pick-up point for Uber services is located on the first floor of Terminal 1, next to gate 2 of the Arrivals Hall.


The airport bus station is located on the outer side of parking lot 3.

EPTC (Tel +55 51 3289 0118) operates various services to different parts of the city.

Citral (Tel +55 51 3358 2960) travels to the cities of Gramado and Canela. Departures every hour from Monday to Saturday between 7:30 am and 8:30 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm.

Brocker Turismo (Tel +55 54 3282 5400 / 3295 7600) and Turistur (Tel +55 54 991 634 562) offer shared or private transfers between the airport and the cities of Gramado and Canela, in Serra Gaúcha.


Taxi stands are located on the first floor, in front of the Arrivals areas, and the service is provided by Cootaero (Tel +55 51 3342 5000). Vehicles are available 24 hours a day and travel time to the city center is 15-20 minutes.

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Public buses

T11-1 - 3a Perimetral
T111-1 - 3a Perimetral/Dr. Campos Velho
7052-1 - Aeroporto/CEASA
7053-1 - Aeroporto/CEASA/Fecomercio
B09-1 - Aeroporto/Industrias/Iguatemi
B091-1 - Aeroporto/Industrias/Iguatemi/Anchieta
A05-1 - Alimentadora Terminal Trensurb/Industrias
B093-1 - Anchieta/Industrias/Iguatemi
705-1 - Industrias
B021-1 - Leopoldina/Aeroporto/FAPA
B02-1 - Leopoldina/Aeroporto/Industrias

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Latest updates: March 25, 2024

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
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