In a country with continental size, flying is almost mandatory.

Most international flights from Europe land at the international airports of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife or Salvador, where there are connecting flights to most other major Brazilian cities. Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo also have airports closer to the city centre which is used for the 55 minute air-shuttle between the two cities and a number of other short regional services.
Air Travel
From the UK, direct flights to Brazil are those operated by British Airways and TAM Airlines, although almost every European Airline flies to Brazil from Europe. Anyone wishing to visit Brazil at Christmas and the New Year or
Brazilian Air Pass
Visitors who are intending to travel on from their point of entry to explore the rest of Brazil should consider investing in a Brazilian Air Pass before arriving in the country. The Air Pass can only be sold outside of Brazil and to
Bus and Sea Travel
Despite the distances involved, it is possible to travel from Brazil to another country by bus. The journey to Buenos Aires from Rio de Janeiro, for example, takes 44 hours and covers some 1,800 miles (2,900 km). Reservations should be made in advance
Time Zones
The parts of Brazil most popular with foreign visitors lie within the Brazilian standard time zone, three hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. The states of Amazonas, Roraima, Rond?nia, Par , Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul are a further one hour behind Brazilian