It Is Very Easy To Get Around Foz Do Iguassu
Foz do Iguassu airport makes it easy for those who want to experience this impressive Brazilian paradise. Tourism is one of the foundations of the local economy; Therefore, the airport is essential for tourism in the region.
The airport of Cataratas, or Foz do Iguassu, is the most important means of arrival of the Brazilian tourists in the city. The small airport is more than 10 km from the city center and is currently responsible for domestic and international flights. These main flights are in Porto Alegre, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
An important note for those using the Foz do Iguassu airport on returning home: before boarding passengers will have to carry out the customs procedures and pass their effects by X-rays.
In case the person buys on land, as it happens in Ciudad del Este, the limit is US$ 300.
As an option, travelers can count on the Puerto Iguazú Airport (IGR), the border city of Argentina, which is also a strong tourist destination.
The airport can be used for those wishing to know the falls, but there are flights that leave Brazil only from Galeão, with Aerolíneas Argentinas.
On the Paraguayan side, access can be made by the Guarani International Airport (AGT), which has direct flights with TAM from Guarulhos to São Paulo.
To leave the airport of Foz, the tourist counts on taxis which have tabulated values, buses (R $ 3,45) or transfers of tourist companies (± R$ 30).
Those who opt for taxis should look for a prominent window after leaving the clearance room and tell the operator which direction the taxi driver should follow – the amount is tabulated and paid to the driver himself. In the race to the city center, the cost is about R$ 45.
Foz do Iguassu is 640 km from Curitiba, 940 km from Florianópolis and 990 km from Porto Alegre. For those who want to make the trip to Foz by car, the main access is by the BR-277, which cuts the state of Paraná.
Driving to Foz is quite easy, mainly because of the good signs and good state of conservation of the streets.
To get to Foz do Iguassu by bus, tourists rely on services such as Itapemirim, Pluma and São Geraldo.
Given the travel time from one capital city to the final destination, it is advisable to consult the values of the airlines which they can often compensate, instead of traveling by land.