Porto Alegre historic center with state heritage buildings

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Porto Alegre (POA)

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Visiting from Sydney to Porto Alegre

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Fly Sydney to Porto Alegre (SYD to POA)

The approximate time for a flight from Sydney to Porto Alegre 18 hours and 45 minutes.

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When to visit

Porto Alegre has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons (spring, summer, autumn and winter), quite different from northern Brazilian regions. The summer months from November to the end of April are the hottest and driest of the year, with an average temperature around 30 °C. It’s a lovely time to sail on the Guaíba River and enjoy the sunsets. March to May (autumn) and October to November (spring) are other popular times to visit when the temperatures are comfortable, ranging from 26°C to 28°C. 

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Salgado Filho Porto Alegre International Airport (POA). It is the airport serving Porto Alegre and the region of Greater Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Arriving in Porto Alegre

The helpful staff at Porto Alegre Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.         

Getting into Porto Alegre from Porto Alegre Airport

Getting into downtown Porto Alegre is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from public transport, taxi, ride share, hotel transfers or car rental. There are several bus services available from Porto Alegre Airport. EMTU offers routes to different city locations destinations as Gramado and Canela from the second floor of terminal 1. By train, the Trensurb train will take you into the city centre in 12 minutes. Taxi is a convenient option with ranks located on the first floor of both terminals and the journey time to the city centre is 15-20 minutes. Alternatively, you may like to request a car through the Uber app to get to your destination. If you prefer a private way to travel, it’s possible to pre-book a transfer to your hotel or to the city. If you wish to explore more of Porto Alegre, you can rent a car at the airport from the arrivals area. 

Getting around Porto Alegre

Public transport, taxis, cycling, ride-share, walking and tours are various options to get around Porto Alegre. The Trensurb train is the most convenient form of public transport in town, with stations throughout the city. Buses are another option, with an extensive network to take you to where you need to go. Taxis are a convenient option, most drivers speak only Portuguese, so it’s best to have your destination written down in English or you may wish to request an Uber for a safe way to travel. Cycling is a popular way to get around, with a network of dedicated bike lanes in the city and it’s easy to hire a bike from one of the many bike stations. You may wish to join a guided tour to see the city sights or rent a car.

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Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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