How to Reach Belem


  • By Air: Val de Cans International Airport receives flights Cayenne, Georgetown, Paramaribo and Miami. A great number of domestic flights link it to other Brazilian cities.
  • By Boat: Arriving by boat cruise/ride up river is becoming increasingly popular. It can get expensive though.
  • By Bus: Belem’s massive bus station receives travellers from many miles away. Travel times tend to be long, as Belem is somewhat out of the way.


  • By Cycling: Most of the main avenues have cycle lanes.
  • By Bus: While there are an incredible number of buses and bus routes in the city, they can be hard to decipher without experience. As of Jan 2016, Google Maps have not charted routes for Belem yet. Ask locals for info if possible.
  • By Taxi: By far the easiest way to get around Belem, taxis are numerous, cheap, can be called up, and work late into the night.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Belem. The most preferred mode of transport in Belem is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 4.9 km Average time: 37 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 100%
    Bus 25 min Waiting 8 min Walking 4 min Overall average time for 4.9 kms 37 min
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