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How to get a ride from GRU Airport
Find out where to get picked up
When you’re ready to walk outside, select the terminal where you are and the preferred pickup location in the app.
Check the app for details
Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. At GRU Airport, pickups are done on the arrivals floor (at Terminals 1, 2, and 3). Meet your driver at the pickup point you selected.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
GRU Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at GRU Airport?
- How much will an Uber trip to GRU cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) GRU depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
- What does GRU stand for?
São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport.
GRU Airport visitor information
São Paulo International Airport is the busiest airport in Brazil by passenger numbers, serving more than 37 million travelers annually. GRU is about a 35-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown São Paulo, which is located 16 miles from the airport.
GRU Airport terminals
GRU Airport, also called Guarulhos Airport, has 3 passenger terminals: Terminals 1, 2, and 3. GRU Airport lounges can be found in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. You can plan your trip using the information below.
GRU Terminal 1
GRU Terminal 2
- Aerolíneas Argentinas
- Air Austral
- Air Europa
- Boliviana de Aviación
- Cubana de Aviación
- Royal Air Maroc
- Bradesco VIP Lounge
- GOL Premium Lounge
- Villa GRU
GRU Terminal 3
- Air Canada
- Air China
- Air France
- British Airways
- Korean Air
- South African
- TAP Air Portugal
- American Airlines Admirals Club
- Bleriot Bar & Lounge
- Executive Lounge GRU Airport
- GOL Premium Lounge
- GRU Airport Executive and First Class Lounge
- Star Alliance Lounge
- LATAM VIP Lounge
GRU international terminal
Boarding for international flights can be found in Terminal 3. GRU Airport offers nonstop flights to more than 30 international destinations.
Dining at GRU
Travelers can choose from more than 50 dining options at GRU Airport, including bars, cafes, coffee shops, ice cream stores, and restaurants with table service. GRU Airport food and beverage options range from fast food to restaurants serving international cuisine and dishes like sushi, pizza, and Middle Eastern food. Dining options exist across Terminals 1, 2, and 3.
Getting around GRU
Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 are connected by a walkway. Terminals 2 and 3 can be accessed from Terminal 1 by complimentary Guarulhos Airport shuttle buses.
Things to do at GRU
GRU Airport shopping destinations range from drugstores and cosmetics stores to gift shops and book shops. A nail salon can be found in Terminal 3, and a barber shop is located in Terminal 2.
Currency exchange at GRU
Guarulhos Airport currency exchange offices are located in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.
Hotels near GRU
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near GRU, there are more than 20 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near GRU
- Ibirapuera Park
- Municipal Market of São Paulo
- Paulista Avenue
- Pico do Jaraguá
Find more information about GRU here.