How to Reach Belem - The Easiest Way 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.

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Modes of Transportation in Belem

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

How to Reach Belem from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Belém to Belem 7.61 km 7 mins
Paramaribo to Belem 904.59 km 15 hours 4 mins
Belo horizonte to Belem 1500.98 km 25 hours 4 mins
Recife to Belem 1600.19 km 26 hours 40 mins
Sao paulo to Belem 1663.99 km 27 hours 43 mins
Nova friburgo to Belem 1743.01 km 29 hours 3 mins
Rio de janeiro to Belem 1753.51 km 29 hours 13 mins
Cruzeiro do sul to Belem 2021.34 km 33 hours 41 mins
Dartmouth to Belem 3223.05 km 53 hours 43 mins
Altamonte springs to Belem 3815.79 km 63 hours 35 mins
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