Sao Paulo International (GRU)
Location: The airport is located 16 miles (30km) northeast of Sao
Time: GMT -2 (GMT -3 between the third Sunday in October
The airport has two terminals, which are within easy walking
distance of each other.
Taxis are available outside the terminals; visitors are advised
to take the prepaid taxis, they are usually a little more expensive
but give peace of mind. There is also an airport shuttle bus, which
drops off at the main hotels. Public buses are also available.
Car hire companies include Avis and Hertz.
There are a number of bars, restaurants and shops at the
airport. There are banks, currency exchange bureaux and ATMs. There
is duty-free shopping before customs for Arrivals, as well as
tourist information desks, business facilities and two conference
Parking fees range from BRL 7.50 for the first hour to BRL 1.50
to BRL 2.50 per hour thereafter up to a daily rate of BRL
Departure Tax: US$12 to US$36 depending on category