Sao Luis Airport

Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (SLZ)


The airport is located nine miles (15km) from downtown Sao Luis.

Getting to the city

An urban bus line connects the city to the airport and is available from 5am to 11pm. The bus 901 São Cristovão / Alemanha leaves from right outside the terminal (follow the signs) every 25 minutes or so, and takes about 45 minutes to reach Praça Deodouro in the city centre.


GMT -3

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Localiza, Milcar Locadora, Hertz and Unidas.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services are available 24 hours a day with prices to the Old Town costing about BRL 30, and BRL 40 to the beaches.


Airport facilities include ATMs, a medical post, restaurants, a pharmacy, a comfort station, baggage protection, a post office and various shops.


Parking at the airport is free.



Sao Luis Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.