Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) transfers
Looking for an alternative to the traditional Santos Dumont Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re going from SDU Airport to Rio de Janeiro or downtown Rio to Santos Dumont, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from SDU at the tap of a button.
Praça Senador Salgado Filho, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20021-340, Brazil
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Pickup at Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your needs.
Confirm your pickup location
Select the venue where you’d like to be picked up: the Uber Lounge or the central island at the departures entrance. For walking directions, use this map. Once you’ve selected a venue, confirm your request.
Meet your driver
Head to the selected venue to meet your driver. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Santos Dumont Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at SDU Airport?
- How much will an Uber trip to SDU cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) Santos Dumont Airport 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 SDU stand for?
Santos Dumont Airport.
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SDU visitor information
Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is one of the airports serving the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, handling more than 9 million passengers annually. SDU is adjacent to the city, so in ideal road and traffic conditions, the airport is less than a 5-minute drive to the city center.
SDU Airport terminals
This Rio de Janeiro Airport has one main terminal building. You can plan your trip using the information below.
SDU main terminal
SDU international terminal
There are no international flights leaving Santos Dumont Airport.
Dining at SDU
More than 15 dining options across the main terminal serve a variety of food and beverages, including coffee, ice cream, fast food, and sandwiches. The Santos Dumont Airport food options are located throughout the terminal building.
Getting around SDU
There is no internal transportation system at SDU Airport.
Things to do at SDU
Santos Dumont Rio de Janeiro Airport shops include jewelry stores and fashion boutiques.
Currency exchange at SDU
SDU Airport currency exchange offices are located in the main terminal building.
Hotels near SDU
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near SDU, there are more than 40 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near SDU
- Christ the Redeemer
- Copacabana Beach
- Pão de Açúcar
- Tijuca National Park
Find more information about SDU here.