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Daily Car Hire Rates in Santos Dumont Airport

  • Economy

    Fiat Novo Uno
    5 |
    2 |
    3 |
    From € 20.64
  • Mini

    Ford Ka
    4 |
    1 |
    5 |
    From € 22.80
  • Standard

    Ford Ka Sedan
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 30.07
  • Fullsize

    Renault Logan Voyage
    5 |
    3 |
    4 |
    From € 30.56
  • Compact

    Toyota Etios XS
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 30.75

*daily rates in Santos Dumont Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Santos Dumont Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Previously known as Calabouco Airport, it now takes its name from Alberto Santos Sumont, a Brazilian aviation pioneer
  • Is the 6th busiest airport in all of Brazil
  • Is limited to 23 flights per hour, one of only 3 restricted airports in Brazil

Santos Dumont Airport Mini Guide

Who Flies to Santos Dumont Airport?
Santos Dumont Airport is the second airport serving Rio de Janeiro after Rio de Janeiro Airport, however it still the 7th largest in the whole of Brazil with passenger numbers reaching a staggering 9 million in 2018, despite imposed aircraft movement restrictions being in place. The airport is served primarily by internal flights and connections such as TAM Airlines who operate flights to Brasilia, Pao Paulo and Vitoria amongst others. Lesser know airlines such as Webjet also operate routes from Santos Dumont Airport with connections to Curitiba and Porto Alegre.

Santos Dumont Airport
Getting To and From Santos Dumont Airport?
Located very close to downtown Rio de Janeiro, car hire from Santos Dumont Airport is not necessary if you are just visiting the city itself, however if you are exploring beyond the city itself or making multiple journeys then it may prove a useful resource. The airport is served by a regular bus service into Rio de Janeiro and is well served by Taxi's. All of the major international car hire operators are based within the airport terminal and collecting a rental car at Santos Dumont Airport is straight forward.  If renting a car from the airport, a trip to the famous Sugar Loaf should be in your list of things to do as is crossing the epic Rio-Niteroi Bridge, even if only to turn around and comeback again.

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