Flights from Florianopolis
Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights from Florianópolis, check out Orbitz.com. If you're on a budget, the site can help you find the lowest prices on flights, hotels and rental cars. Flights out of Florianópolis leave from Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport. The airport is located nine miles from downtown Florianópolis and receives flights from all over South America. If you're coming from other international destinations, you'll need to connect in Sao Paulo.
Transportation to Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport
To get to the airport, you can travel by one of the red buses marked "Correador Sudoeste" that travel back and forth to the airport from the city's Rua Antonia Luz terminal. The bus fare is bout $1.50. A taxi from the center of town to the airport should cost about $17.
Parking at the Airport
Both long-term and short-term parking are available at the airport. Short-term parking costs about $9 per day, and long-term parking costs about $6 per day.
Dining at the Airport
If you're hungry before an early morning flight, the Bulebar Café is a great place to get coffee or a full meal. You can also get a bite to eat at Conquilha, which serves snacks as well as meals. Let Orbitz.com function as your flight planner so that you can book your cheap flights from Florianópolis and stick to your budget.
Flights to Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Porto Alegre, the cosmopolitan capital city of Rio Grande do Sul in south Brazil. Visitors to the city fly into Salgado Filho International Airport, located at Av. Severo Dulius, 90010 - Sao Joao, approximately four miles northeast of downtown Porto Alegre. The airport is served by 15 major airlines, including Aerolíneas Argentinas, Avianca Brazil, Copa Airlines, Gol Airlines, TAM Airlines and Webjet.
Salgado Filho International Airport Ground Transportation
Salgado Filho International Airport offers public transportation and taxi service. Train service is available from the airport at a stop that is located near Terminal 2, so you will have to take a free airport shuttle to the train if you arrive at Terminal 1. The train ride to downtown costs approximately R .75. There is also a bus stop located in front of Terminal 1. Taking a taxi is the most convenient way to get you and your luggage to the downtown area. A taxi ride from the airport to downtown should cost approximately R 20.
Weather Information for Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre has a humid, subtropical climate. Summer temperatures can average above 90 ºF, and winter temperatures range from 39 to 66 ºF. The area receives a lot of rain, and thunderstorms are common occurrences. Spring is a great time to visit Porto Alegre due to the warm temperatures and decreased chance of rain. Carnival is also held in Porto Alegre during this time of the year in the days immediately preceding Lent, making it a particularly exciting time to visit.
Popular Attractions in the Porto Alegre Area
Popular Porto Alegre attractions include Santuario Mae de Deus, the Fundaçao Ibere Camargo, Sao Miguel das Missoes and Moinhos de Vento. Orbitz.com can help you find discount tickets to area attractions as well as cheap flights to Porto Alegre.
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