How to Reach Belo Horizonte

How to reach Belo Horizonte


  • By Train: FromBelo Horizonte's train station, just north of Parque Municipal, a daily train leaves for Vitória in the morning at 7:30am.
  • By Bus: Bus terminal rodoviária is atAv. Afonso Pena, and serves many important destinations around the country. Rio de Janiero is 7 hours away; Sao Paolo 8 hours.

By Air:

  • AeroportoConfins: Serves international (USA, the Caribbean, Europe)and domestic flights. Located 40km north of the city.
  • Aeroporto da Pampulha: 10km north of the city center, serves only domestic flights.


  • By Train: The Metro doesn’t cover too many of the city’s areas. Better to take taxis.
  • By Taxi: Fast and reliable and quite cheap. Excellent for tourists.

By Bus:

Buses are colored Red, Yellow, Orange, Green and Blue.

  • Reds are Express routes to distant destinations.
  • Yellow circle around the same area within the city.
  • Blues cut across the city diagonally from one area to another.
  • Orange are like Blues, but they don’t cut through the city.

Modes of Transportation in Belo Horizonte

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Belo Horizonte. The most preferred mode of transport in Belo Horizonte is Car.

Average distance: 14.5 km Average time: 52.37 min

  • Car 42.11%
    Driving 55.63 min Walking 0.63 min Overall average time for 20.88 kms 56.25 min
  • Walking 10.53%
    Walking 12.5 min Overall average time for 1.2 kms 12.5 min
  • Train/Metro 5.26%
    Waiting 15 min Train 15 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 12 kms 35 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 36.84%
    Bus 46.43 min Walking 9.71 min Waiting 9.57 min Overall average time for 11.73 kms 65.71 min
  • Motorbike 5.26%
    Motorbike 25 min Overall average time for 12 kms 25 min
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