Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande: One-Way Shuttle Transfer


Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande: One-Way Shuttle Transfer

From US$ 42.72 per person

Take the worry out of traveling between Ilha Grande and Rio de Janeiro's Airports or South Zone and Barra neighborhoods with a convenient vehicle and boat transfer.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Spanish, Portuguese


  • Enjoy a punctual service without long waits
  • Avoid the hassle of the public transport with heavy luggage
  • Take the worry out of your arrival or departure from the fantastic Ilha Grande
  • Benefit from having a trilingual driver to transfer you in a comfortable shared ride
Full description
Take the hassle out of transfers with a safe, comfortable, and convenient shared transfer between Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande. Enjoy both a boat transfer between the island and the mainland, and a vehicle transfer on the mainland.  Book in either direction, with the boat traveling between Conceição de Jacareí Pier and Abraão Village on Ilha Grande. Pick from Rio's two international airports or South Zone / Barra neighborhood hotels as your beginning or end points of the transfer. When heading to Ilha Grande, be picked up by your driver on the mainland, either from your hotel or an airport, and be dropped at right at the pier, where staff will be waiting with your boat tickets.  When heading to Rio, meet staff at the pier to collect your tickets, and then relax on the boat and vehicle transfer to your final destination. 
  • One-way shared shuttle
  • One-way boat ticket
  • Driver/guide
  • WiFi during land transfer (subject to network availability)
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off in Abraão Village on Ilha Grande
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under 3 years old who do not occupy a seat can ride free of charge, i.e those who sit on their parents' laps
  •  Benefit from a service that runs 365 days a year.
  •  Departures to Ilha Grande are available at the following times:
  • - Galeão International Airport (GIG): first departure between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM. Second departure between 2:00 PM and 2:30 PM
  • - Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) or Rio de Janeiro South Zone and Barra hotels: first departure between 6:45 AM and 7:45 AM. Second departure between 12:45 PM and 1:45 PM
  •  To Rio—departures are available from the following times from Ilha Grande: 10:15 AM and 5:00 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 /5

based on 27 reviews

Review summary

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March 28, 2023

March 4, 2023

Good communication and very responsive on WhatsApp. Super flexible as I made several changes which they accommodated for. Used it both to and from Ilha Grande via Rio without any issues at all.

February 28, 2023

Product ID: 386431