Transport map

Learn more about the transport options that will link the competition sites in 2016.

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  • Beach Volleyball Arena

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    The spiritual home of beach volleyball in Rio, Copacabana beach will provide one of the most iconic locations during the Rio 2016 Games.

  • Brasília National Stadium

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    The Brasília National Stadium in Brasília is located approximately 1.5 hours by air from Rio. It is listed as a world heritage site, featuring over 100 buildings designed by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Originally built in 1974, the Brasília National Stadium will be fully renovated to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, providing an excellent venue for Olympic Football.

    Legacy: The Brasília National Stadium is regularly used for national and international football competitions, concerts and other major events. The stadium renovations to be undertaken for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will provide much needed improvements to one of Brazil’s most important stadiums, and will enable the residents of the national capital to share the Olympic spirit in 2016.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 76,000
     

  • Deodoro Aquatics Centre

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    The Deodoro Aquatics Centre, inside the Deodoro Olympic Park, will host the swimming section of the modern pentathlon. The sport’s other events will take place at the Youth Arena (fencing) and the Deodoro Stadium (equestrian and combined event). The venues are about 300 metres apart, allowing for easy movement between them. Seating capacity: 2,000

  • Deodoro Stadium

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    During the Olympic Games, Deodoro Stadium will host rugby sevens' Olympic debut as well as the riding and combined sections of the modern pentathlon. Part of the Deodoro Olympic Park, the venue will then stage 7-a-side football during the Paralympic Games.

     

     

     

     

  • Flamengo Park

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    Flamengo Park is close to Sugarloaf Mountain and stretches along the shores of Guanabara Bay, providing a dramatic backdrop for the Olympic race walk and road cycling, plus the para-cycling (road) and Paralympic marathon.

  • Fonte Nova Stadium

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    Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador is located in 2.5 hour flight from Rio. Brazil’s original capital, the city is rich in culture and history, and is a major international touristic destination. Originally constructed in 1951, the venue will be completely refurbished for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Legacy: Once upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Fonte Nova Stadium will become the premier Football stadium in the north of the country. Two major Brazilian clubs, Bahia and Vitoria, will benefit significantly from the improved facilities. The wider region, host to a significant number of major cultural events, will also benefit from the venue upgrade.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 60,000

     

  • Fort Copacabana

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    The calm waters sheltered by the headland of Fort Copacabana will provide the course for the Olympic open water swimming events and the swimming sections of the triathlon and para-triathlon competitions. The triathlon cycling and running courses will stretch along the waterfront.

  • Lagoa Stadium

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    Lagoa Stadium, at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, is located in the heart of the city with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, Tijuca National Forest and Christ the Redeemer. The traditional home of rowing in Rio, Lagoa will stage the Olympic and Paralympic rowing events, plus the Olympic canoe sprint competitions and paracanoe races. Seating capacity: 14,000

  • Live Sites

    The Live Sites have the proposal of making Rio 2016 an event without boundaries, taking the Olympic experience to all people, mainly to the youth of Brazil and the entire world. They are open spaces located in public areas in different cities and are used to promote the sports’ party through the exhibition of films and preparation of events and activities to all ages.
    The idea is to reach 15 cities, at least two in each continent. The combination of breakthrough broadcasting technology with interactive activities makes the Olympic Games a global celebration, live, wherever you are. 

  • Marina da Glória

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    Close to the city centre and Flamengo Park, with Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains providing picturesque backdrops, Marina da Glória promises to be a spectacular venue for the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. Seating capacity: 10,000

     

  • Mineirão Stadium

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    Built in 1965, and regularly used for major international and national football competitions, it will be fully restored to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is located in an important area of the city, with the adjacent Pampulha Lake and surrounding monuments which were conceived by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer providing a wonderful backdrop for Olympic competition. The venue is also in close proximity to major hotels and accessible by freeways and major arterial roads.

    Legacy: The restoration of the venue will leave an important asset for the city of Belo Horizonte, as the stadium is home of two important Football clubs and hosts the Brazilian national team for major international competitions. The renovation of the stadium is also closely linked to the restoration of the Pampulha area with its important heritage monuments.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 74,000

     

     

  • Olympic Equestrian Centre

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the Olympic Equestrian Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will be refurbished and expanded for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will host all the equestrian competitions. Seating capacity: cross country - 20,000; dressage - 14,000; jumping - 14,000.

  • Olympic Golf Course

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    The Olympic Golf Course will be just north of Marapendi Lake in the Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood, approximately 5km from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. After the Games, it will become a public course with the aim of promoting golf in Brazil and South America. Crowd capacity: 25,000

  • Olympic Hockey Centre

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    Deodoro is home to the Brazilian national hockey team and staged the sport's competitions during the 2007 Pan-American Games. The new centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will leave a legacy of improved facilities for the sport. Seating capacity: 10,000 (Centre 1); 5,000 (Centre 2).
     

  • Olympic Shooting Centre

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games and already used as an elite training facility, the Olympic Shooting Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will require minimal modifications for the Rio 2016 Games. Seating capacity varies between the different events/ranges, the largest being the pistols finals hall (2,000) and shotgun finals range (2,000)

  • Olympic Stadium

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    Constructed for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the stadium's capacity will be temporarily increased from 45,000 to 60,000 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will stage the athletics track and field competitions.


  • Sambódromo

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    Sambódromo, the legendary home of the Rio Carnival parade, has already undergone a major renovation ahead of the Rio 2016 Games, when it will stage the start and finish of the Olympic marathon, along with the Olympic and Paralympic archery events. Seating capacity: 20,000 (marathon); 6,200 (archery).

     


  • São Paulo Stadium

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  • Youth Arena

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    The Youth Arena – inside the Deodoro Olympic Park – will host some of the basketball matches and the fencing section of modern pentathlon during the Olympic Games. When the Paralympic Games get underway, the venue will stage the wheelchair fencing events. Seating capacity: 5,000

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 1

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    Carioca Arena 1 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host basketball, then wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 16,000.

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 2

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    Carioca Arena 2 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host judo and wrestling, then boccia during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 3

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    Carioca Arena 3 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host fencing and taekwondo, then judo during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Future Arena

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    Future Arena will host handball during the Olympic Games and goalball during the Paralympic Games. Thanks to the use of ‘nomadic architecture’ the venue will leave a valuable social legacy. After the Games, it will be taken down and its parts will be used in the constrcution of four public schools.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

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    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games and will be used for diving and synchronised swimming at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The venue is owned by Rio's city government and managed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. After the Games, it will be integrated into the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), as well as being used for top-level competitions. Seating capacity: 5,300

     

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Olympic Aquatics Stadium

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    The Olympic Aquatics Stadium will be in the heart of Barra Olympic Park, 10 minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. It will host swimming and water polo during the Olympic Games and swimming during the Paralympic Games.

     

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    Olympic Tennis Centre

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    The Olympic Tennis Centre will leave a strong legacy for the sport in Brazil, becoming part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC) after the Games and providing a top-level venue for major tennis events in the future. As well as hosting the Olympic tennis competiton in 2016, the venue will host wheelchair tennis and five-a-side football during the Paralympic Games. Seating capacity: 10,000 (centre court), 5,000 (court 1), 3,000 (court 2), 250 (courts 3-9)

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Arena

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, Rio Olympic Arena was designed for Olympic gymnastics and will host all three diciplines in 2016: artistic, rhythmic and trampoline. During the Paralympic Games it will host wheelchair basketball. It is Rio’s largest indoor arena and is used extensively for major sports events, concerts and cultural activities. Seating capacity: 12,000

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Velodrome

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    Rio Olympic Velodrome will host the track cycling events during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Afterwards, it will become an integral part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), leaving an important legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 5,800.

  • Maracanã

    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre

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    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre is within the Maracanã complex and was renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games. It will stage part of the water polo tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 3,000.

  • Maracanã

    Maracanã

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    The iconic Maracanã, one of the most famous stadiums in the world, will stage the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies, plus the decisive stages of both the men's and women's Olympic football tournaments. Originally constructed for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the Maracanã was upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Seating capacity: 78,600

  • Maracanã

    Maracanãzinho

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    Maracanãzinho (or ‘Little Maracanã’) is the traditional home of volleyball in Brazil. Sitting alongside the legendary Maracanã stadium, it was extensively renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games and will stage the volleyball tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 11,800

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 2

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    Riocentro Pavilion 2 will stage weightlifting during the Olympic Games and powerlifting during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 3

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    Riocentro Pavilion 3 will stage table tennis during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 4

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    Riocentro Pavilion 4 will stage the badminton competitions during the Olympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

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    Pavilion 6

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    Riocentro Pavilion 6 will stage the boxing events during the Olympic Games and the sitting volleyball during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 9,000.

     

  • X-Park

    Mountain Bike Track

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    The Mountain Bike Track will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. Approximately 6000m long, the course will feature climbs and drops while ensuring that competitors go past the spectator areas more than once during races.

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    Olympic BMX Centre

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    The Olympic BMX Centre will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. A permanent BMX track, between 300m and 400m long, will be constructed. Seating capacity (Olympic Games): 7,500

     

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    Whitewater Stadium

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    The Whitewater Stadium will be located within the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park and will host the canoe slalom events. A permanent 280m long course will leave a legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 8,000

  • MAJOR URBAN ARTERIALS

    Avenida Brasil

    Connects the different regions of Rio de Janeiro, like the Baixada Fluminense, the Zona Norte, the Zona Oeste and the Centro. Avenida Brasil is 59 kilometres long and connects 27 Carioca neighbourhoods starting from São Cristóvão, in the Zona Portuária to the Santa Cruz neighbourhood, in the Zona Oeste. Using this roadway, you can also access the Deodoro neighbourhood, region that will have Rio 2016 Games Olympic venues.

    The avenue intersects other important roadways in the State, like the Rio-Niterói Bridge, the Linha Vermelha, the Linha Amarela, the Washington Luís Roadway, the Presidente Dutra Roadway and the Rio-Santos Roadway, and is one of the city´s main entryways.

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    Linha Amarela

    The Linha Amarela, officially called the Avenida Governador Carlos Lacerda, is an important express roadway of the city of Rio de Janeiro. At 20 km long, the roadway connects Barra da Tijuca to the Zona Norte, passing through 17 Carioca neighbourhoods.

    In addition to facilitating access to the competition venues of the Barra Region the Linha Amarela also connects with the Engenho de Dentro neighbourhood where another Olympic venue is located: the João Havelange Olympic Stadium, also known as the Engenhão. The Linha Amarela also connects with Avenida Brasil and the Linha Vermelha.

    For more information, access: www.lamsa.com.br

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    Linha Vermelha

    Popularly known as the “Linha Vermelha”, the Presidente João Goulart Express Roadway is the main access point to the Zona Norte and Zona Sul parts of the city, the Rio de Janeiro International Airport (Galeão) and Ilha do Fundão.

    At 22 kilometres long, the roadway connects the city of Rio de Janeiro to the municipalities of Duque de Caxias and São João de Meriti. The Linha Vermelha can also be accessed by Avenida Brasil, and is one of the main access points to the Maracanã Region competition venues. 

  • MAJOR URBAN ARTERIALS

    Rio Niterói Bridge

    Renowned as the largest bridge in the Southern Hemisphere, it is 72 meters high at the central span. The Presidente Costa e Silva Bridge, better known as the Rio-Niterói Bridge, is 13 kilometres long. It has more than 10 kilometres of access ramps and viaducts connecting residents of other municipalities to the Maracanã region and the city´s Zona Norte, Sul, Oeste and Centro.

    Built over the Guanabara Bay, it connects the municipalities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. The bridge is also the continuation of the BR-101, the main roadway connecting the Carioca city with the East and Northeast of the state, especially the Lake Region (Região dos Lagos) and the northern Rio de Janeiro State coastline.

    For more information on the Rio-Niterói Bridge, access: www.ponte.com.br

     

  • MAJOR URBAN ARTERIALS

    Rodovia Presidente Dutra

    The Presidente Dutra Roadway is 402 kilometres long, connecting Rio de Janeiro to another important metropolitan region in the country: São Paulo. In Rio de Janeiro alone, the roadway is 171 km long and can be accessed by the Avenida Brasil. The roadway extends to 34 other cities and is part of the BR-116 roadway, the main connection between the Northeast and the South of Brazil.

    For more information on the roadway, access: http://www.novadutra.com.br/

  • SUBURBAN RAIL

    Belford Roxo line

    Administered by the Supervia, the Belford Roxo line is one of five railway lines operating in the city of Rio de Janeiro, serving 18 stations located in the neighbourhoods of the Zona Norte and Baixada Fluminense.

    At 27 kilometres long, the line counts the Central do Brasil Station as the starting point, passing through São Cristóvão, Triagem, Jacarezinho, Del Castilho, Pilares, Tomás Coelho, Cavalcante, Mercadão de Madureira, Rocha Miranda, Honório Gurgel, Barros Filho, Costa Barros, S.J de Meriti / Pavuna, Vila Rosali, Agostinho Porto and Coelho da Rocha, until it reaches the last station in Belford Roxo.

    For more information, access: www.supervia.com.br 

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    Deodoro line

    Administered by the Supervia, the Deodoro line is one of the five railway lines operating in the city of Rio de Janeiro, serving 19 stations located in the neighbourhoods of the Zona Oeste and Zona Norte. Using this line, you can access two regions which will host the Olympic competitions, the Maracanã Region and the Deodoro Region.

    At 22 kilometres long, the line counts the Central do Brasil Station as the starting point passing through the Praça da Bandeira, São Cristóvão, Maracanã, Mangueira, São Francisco Xavier, Riachuelo, Sampaio, Engenho Novo, Méier, Engenho de Dentro, Piedade, Quintino, Cascadura, Madureira, Oswaldo Cruz, Bento Ribeiro and Marechal Hermes, until it reaches the last station in Deodoro.

    For more information, access: www.supervia.com.br

  • SUBURBAN RAIL

    Japeri Line

    Administered by the Supervia, the Japeri line is one of five railway lines operating in the city of Rio de Janeiro, serving 20 stations located in neighbourhoods in the Zona Norte and the Baixada Fluminense. Using this line, you can reach two regions which will host the Olympic competitions, the Maracanã Region and the Deodoro Region.

    At 62 kilometres long, the line counts the Central do Brasil Station as the starting point, passing through São Cristóvão, Silva Freire, Engenho de Dentro, Cascadura, Madureira, Deodoro, Ricardo de Albuquerque, Anchieta, Olinda, Nilópolis, Edson Passos, Mesquita, Presidente Juscelino, Nova Iguaçu, Comendador Soares, Austin, Queimados and Engenheiro Pedreira, until reaching Japeri.

    For more information, access: www.supervia.com.br

  • SUBURBAN RAIL

    Santa Cruz line

    Administered by the Supervia, the Santa Cruz line is one of five railroads operating in the city of Rio de Janeiro, serving 24 stations located in the Zona Oeste. Using this line, you can access two regions which will host the Olympic competitions, the Maracanã Region and the Deodoro Region.

    At 54 kilometres long, the line counts the Central do Brazil Station as the starting point, passing through São Cristóvão, Silva Freire, Engenho de Dentro, Cascadura, São Francisco Xavier, Madureira, Vila Militar, Deodoro, Magalhães Bastos, Realengo, Padre Miguel, Guilherme da Silveira, Bangu, Senador Camará, Santíssimo, Augusto Vasconcelos, Campo Grande, Benjamin do Monte, Inhoaíba, Cosmos, Paciência and Tancredo Neves, until reaching the last station in Santa Cruz.

    For more information, access: www.supervia.com.br

  • SUBURBAN RAIL

    Saracuruna line

    Administered by the Supervia, the Saracuruna line is one of five railway lines operating in the city of Rio de Janeiro, serving 20 stations located in the neighbourhoods of the Zona Norte and the Baixada Fluminense.

    At 34 kilometres long, the line counts the Central do Brasil Station as the starting point, passing through São Cristóvão, Manguinhos, Triagem, Bonsucesso, Ramos, Olaria, Penha, Penha Circular, Brás de Pina, Cordovil, Parada de Lucas, Vigário Geral, Duque de Caxias, Corte 8, Gramacho, Campos Elíseos and Jardim Primavera, until it reaches the last station in Saracuruna.

    For more information, access: www.supervia.com.br 

  • METRO

    Line 1

    The city´s Metrô has two lines, which cross Rio from the Zona Norte to the Zona Sul. At 16 kilometres in length, Line 1 connects the neighbourhoods of Tijuca to Ipanema in 19 stops, passing through the stations of Sãens Peña, São Francisco Xavier, Afonso Pena, Estácio, Praça Onze, Central, Presidente Vargas, Uruguaiana, Carioca, Cinelândia, Glória, Catete, Largo do Machado, Flamengo, Botafogo, Cardeal Arcoverde, Siqueira Campos, Cantagalo and General Osório.

    Leaving from the Siqueira Campos Station, you can use the Metrô Rio Bus Service, taking passengers to Barra da Tijuca and Gávea, region which will also has buses which leave from the Botafogo station.

    Using Metrô Line 1, you can access the other competition locations of the two different regions - Barra and Copacabana.

    For more information, access: www.metrorio.com.br 

  • METRO

    Line 2

    The city´s Metrô has two lines, which cross Rio from the Zona Norte to the Zona Sul. At 30 kilometres long, Line 2 connects the neighbourhoods of Pavuna to Centro in 19 stops, passing through the stations Pavuna, Engenheiro Rubens Paiva, Acari Fazenda Botafogo, Coelho Neto, Colégio, Irajá, Vicente de Carvalho, Thomaz Coelho, Eng. da Rainha, Inhaúma, Nova América/Del Castilho, Maria da Graça, Triagem, Maracanã, São Cristóvão, Cidade Nova and Central.

    From the Nova America/Del Castilho station, you can connect with the Metrô Rio Bus Service, taking passengers to Barra da Tijuca and Jacarepaguá.

    Using Line 2 of the Metrô, you can access the competition locations of two different regions - Barra and Maracanã.

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  • METRO

    Line 4

    At 16 kilometres long, Line 4 of the Rio de Janeiro Metrô will connect Barra da Tijuca to Ipanema. There will be six stations on this line: Nossa Senhora da Paz, Jardim de Alah, Antero de Quental, Gávea, São Conrado and Jardim Oceânico, which will allow a connection with the already existent Line 1.

    Planned to become operational in 2016, Line 4 of the Metrô will allow you to travel between Barra and Ipanema in less than 15 minutes.

    Learn more about the project at http://www.metrolinha4.com.br

  • BRT

    BRT Transbrasil

    At 32 kilometres long, the TransBrasil promises to reduce travel time between the Deodoro neighbourhood and the Santos Dumont Airport in the city centre, Centro. In the TransBrasil project, the historic Avenida Brasil will receive a series of roadway improvements: 30 thousand square meters in bridges and viaducts will be built.

    A system for the high capacity buses, the so-called Ligeirões (BRT – Bus Rapid Transit) was created to shorten distances and reduce travel time from one part of the city to another. The system will count three other corridors: TransCarioca, TransBrasil and TransOlímpica. Together, they will form a high capacity transportation ring uniting the city.

    Learn more about the project at www.cidadeolimpica.com.br

  • BRT

    BRT Transcarioca

    At 39 kilometres long, the TransCarioca will serve 14 Carioca suburban neighbourhoods and have 45 stations from Barra da Tijuca to the International Airport Tom Jobim, on the Ilha do Governador. This will be the first high capacity corridor to transversally cut through the city, connecting Barra da Tijuca, Curicica, Ilha do Governador, Taquara, Tanque, Praça Seca, Campinho, Madureira, Vaz Lobo, Vicente de Carvalho, Vila da Penha, Penha, Olaria and Ramos.

    A system for the high capacity buses, the so-called Ligeirões (BRT – Bus Rapid Transit) was created to shorten distances and reduce travel time from one part of the city to another. The system will count three other corridors: TransCarioca, TransBrasil and TransOlímpica. Together, they will form a high capacity transportation ring uniting the city.

    Learn more about the project at www.cidadeolimpica.com.br

  • BRT

    BRT Transoeste

    At 56 km long, the TransOeste aims to reduce by 50% the time needed to travel from Barra da Tijuca to Campo Grande, with 53 stops from Jardim Oceânico– near the future Metrô Line 4 station – to Supervia stations in Campo Grande. The line serves the neighbourhoods of Barra da Tijuca, Santa Cruz, Campo Grande, Paciência, Sepetiba, Inhoaíba, Cosmos, Guaratiba and Recreio dos Bandeirantes.

    A system for the high capacity buses, the so-called Ligeirões (BRT – Bus Rapid Transit) was created to shorten distances and reduce travel time from one part of the city to another. The system will count three other corridors: TransCarioca, TransBrasil and TransOlímpica. Together, they will form a high capacity transportation ring uniting the city.

    Learn more about the project at www.cidadeolimpica.com.br

  • BRT

    BRT Transolímpica

    At 23 km long, the TransOlímpica will connect two of the city´s main competition poles: Deodoro and Barra da Tijuca. The project plans the construction of 18 stations for the BRT, in addition to the two terminals, which will serve the neighbourhoods of Barra, Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Camorim, Curicica, Taquara, Jardim Sulacap, Magalhães Bastos, Vila Militar and Deodoro. The corridor will not have traffic signals and will connect with the TransCarioca, in Taquara, and with the TransOeste, in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, in addition to connecting with other modes of transportation, like the Supervia trains.

    A system for the high capacity buses, the so-called Ligeirões (BRT – Bus Rapid Transit) was created to shorten distances and reduce travel time from one part of the city to another. The system will count three other corridors: TransCarioca, TransBrasil and TransOlímpica. Together, they will form a high capacity transportation ring uniting the city.

    Learn more about the project at www.cidadeolimpica.com.br

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  • Beach Volleyball Arena

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    The spiritual home of beach volleyball in Rio, Copacabana beach will provide one of the most iconic locations during the Rio 2016 Games.

  • Brasília National Stadium

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    The Brasília National Stadium in Brasília is located approximately 1.5 hours by air from Rio. It is listed as a world heritage site, featuring over 100 buildings designed by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Originally built in 1974, the Brasília National Stadium will be fully renovated to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, providing an excellent venue for Olympic Football.

    Legacy: The Brasília National Stadium is regularly used for national and international football competitions, concerts and other major events. The stadium renovations to be undertaken for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will provide much needed improvements to one of Brazil’s most important stadiums, and will enable the residents of the national capital to share the Olympic spirit in 2016.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 76,000
     

  • Deodoro Aquatics Centre

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    The Deodoro Aquatics Centre, inside the Deodoro Olympic Park, will host the swimming section of the modern pentathlon. The sport’s other events will take place at the Youth Arena (fencing) and the Deodoro Stadium (equestrian and combined event). The venues are about 300 metres apart, allowing for easy movement between them. Seating capacity: 2,000

  • Deodoro Stadium

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    During the Olympic Games, Deodoro Stadium will host rugby sevens' Olympic debut as well as the riding and combined sections of the modern pentathlon. Part of the Deodoro Olympic Park, the venue will then stage 7-a-side football during the Paralympic Games.

     

     

     

     

  • Flamengo Park

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    Flamengo Park is close to Sugarloaf Mountain and stretches along the shores of Guanabara Bay, providing a dramatic backdrop for the Olympic race walk and road cycling, plus the para-cycling (road) and Paralympic marathon.

  • Fonte Nova Stadium

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    Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador is located in 2.5 hour flight from Rio. Brazil’s original capital, the city is rich in culture and history, and is a major international touristic destination. Originally constructed in 1951, the venue will be completely refurbished for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Legacy: Once upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Fonte Nova Stadium will become the premier Football stadium in the north of the country. Two major Brazilian clubs, Bahia and Vitoria, will benefit significantly from the improved facilities. The wider region, host to a significant number of major cultural events, will also benefit from the venue upgrade.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 60,000

     

  • Fort Copacabana

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    The calm waters sheltered by the headland of Fort Copacabana will provide the course for the Olympic open water swimming events and the swimming sections of the triathlon and para-triathlon competitions. The triathlon cycling and running courses will stretch along the waterfront.

  • Lagoa Stadium

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    Lagoa Stadium, at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, is located in the heart of the city with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, Tijuca National Forest and Christ the Redeemer. The traditional home of rowing in Rio, Lagoa will stage the Olympic and Paralympic rowing events, plus the Olympic canoe sprint competitions and paracanoe races. Seating capacity: 14,000

  • Live Sites

    The Live Sites have the proposal of making Rio 2016 an event without boundaries, taking the Olympic experience to all people, mainly to the youth of Brazil and the entire world. They are open spaces located in public areas in different cities and are used to promote the sports’ party through the exhibition of films and preparation of events and activities to all ages.
    The idea is to reach 15 cities, at least two in each continent. The combination of breakthrough broadcasting technology with interactive activities makes the Olympic Games a global celebration, live, wherever you are. 

  • Marina da Glória

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    Close to the city centre and Flamengo Park, with Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains providing picturesque backdrops, Marina da Glória promises to be a spectacular venue for the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. Seating capacity: 10,000

     

  • Mineirão Stadium

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    Built in 1965, and regularly used for major international and national football competitions, it will be fully restored to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is located in an important area of the city, with the adjacent Pampulha Lake and surrounding monuments which were conceived by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer providing a wonderful backdrop for Olympic competition. The venue is also in close proximity to major hotels and accessible by freeways and major arterial roads.

    Legacy: The restoration of the venue will leave an important asset for the city of Belo Horizonte, as the stadium is home of two important Football clubs and hosts the Brazilian national team for major international competitions. The renovation of the stadium is also closely linked to the restoration of the Pampulha area with its important heritage monuments.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 74,000

     

     

  • Olympic Equestrian Centre

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the Olympic Equestrian Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will be refurbished and expanded for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will host all the equestrian competitions. Seating capacity: cross country - 20,000; dressage - 14,000; jumping - 14,000.

  • Olympic Golf Course

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    The Olympic Golf Course will be just north of Marapendi Lake in the Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood, approximately 5km from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. After the Games, it will become a public course with the aim of promoting golf in Brazil and South America. Crowd capacity: 25,000

  • Olympic Hockey Centre

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    Deodoro is home to the Brazilian national hockey team and staged the sport's competitions during the 2007 Pan-American Games. The new centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will leave a legacy of improved facilities for the sport. Seating capacity: 10,000 (Centre 1); 5,000 (Centre 2).
     

  • Olympic Shooting Centre

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games and already used as an elite training facility, the Olympic Shooting Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will require minimal modifications for the Rio 2016 Games. Seating capacity varies between the different events/ranges, the largest being the pistols finals hall (2,000) and shotgun finals range (2,000)

  • Olympic Stadium

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    Constructed for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the stadium's capacity will be temporarily increased from 45,000 to 60,000 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will stage the athletics track and field competitions.


  • Sambódromo

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    Sambódromo, the legendary home of the Rio Carnival parade, has already undergone a major renovation ahead of the Rio 2016 Games, when it will stage the start and finish of the Olympic marathon, along with the Olympic and Paralympic archery events. Seating capacity: 20,000 (marathon); 6,200 (archery).

     


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  • Youth Arena

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    The Youth Arena – inside the Deodoro Olympic Park – will host some of the basketball matches and the fencing section of modern pentathlon during the Olympic Games. When the Paralympic Games get underway, the venue will stage the wheelchair fencing events. Seating capacity: 5,000

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 1

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    Carioca Arena 1 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host basketball, then wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 16,000.

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 2

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    Carioca Arena 2 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host judo and wrestling, then boccia during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 3

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    Carioca Arena 3 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host fencing and taekwondo, then judo during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Future Arena

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    Future Arena will host handball during the Olympic Games and goalball during the Paralympic Games. Thanks to the use of ‘nomadic architecture’ the venue will leave a valuable social legacy. After the Games, it will be taken down and its parts will be used in the constrcution of four public schools.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

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    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games and will be used for diving and synchronised swimming at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The venue is owned by Rio's city government and managed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. After the Games, it will be integrated into the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), as well as being used for top-level competitions. Seating capacity: 5,300

     

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Olympic Aquatics Stadium

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    The Olympic Aquatics Stadium will be in the heart of Barra Olympic Park, 10 minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. It will host swimming and water polo during the Olympic Games and swimming during the Paralympic Games.

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Olympic Tennis Centre

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    The Olympic Tennis Centre will leave a strong legacy for the sport in Brazil, becoming part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC) after the Games and providing a top-level venue for major tennis events in the future. As well as hosting the Olympic tennis competiton in 2016, the venue will host wheelchair tennis and five-a-side football during the Paralympic Games. Seating capacity: 10,000 (centre court), 5,000 (court 1), 3,000 (court 2), 250 (courts 3-9)

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Arena

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    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, Rio Olympic Arena was designed for Olympic gymnastics and will host all three diciplines in 2016: artistic, rhythmic and trampoline. During the Paralympic Games it will host wheelchair basketball. It is Rio’s largest indoor arena and is used extensively for major sports events, concerts and cultural activities. Seating capacity: 12,000

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Velodrome

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    Rio Olympic Velodrome will host the track cycling events during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Afterwards, it will become an integral part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), leaving an important legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 5,800.

  • Maracanã

    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre

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    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre is within the Maracanã complex and was renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games. It will stage part of the water polo tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 3,000.

  • Maracanã

    Maracanã

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    The iconic Maracanã, one of the most famous stadiums in the world, will stage the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies, plus the decisive stages of both the men's and women's Olympic football tournaments. Originally constructed for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the Maracanã was upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Seating capacity: 78,600

  • Maracanã

    Maracanãzinho

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    Maracanãzinho (or ‘Little Maracanã’) is the traditional home of volleyball in Brazil. Sitting alongside the legendary Maracanã stadium, it was extensively renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games and will stage the volleyball tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 11,800

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 2

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    Riocentro Pavilion 2 will stage weightlifting during the Olympic Games and powerlifting during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 3

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    Riocentro Pavilion 3 will stage table tennis during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 4

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    Riocentro Pavilion 4 will stage the badminton competitions during the Olympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 6

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    Riocentro Pavilion 6 will stage the boxing events during the Olympic Games and the sitting volleyball during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 9,000.

     

  • X-Park

    Mountain Bike Track

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    The Mountain Bike Track will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. Approximately 6000m long, the course will feature climbs and drops while ensuring that competitors go past the spectator areas more than once during races.

  • X-Park

    Olympic BMX Centre

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    The Olympic BMX Centre will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. A permanent BMX track, between 300m and 400m long, will be constructed. Seating capacity (Olympic Games): 7,500

     

  • X-Park

    Whitewater Stadium

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    The Whitewater Stadium will be located within the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park and will host the canoe slalom events. A permanent 280m long course will leave a legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 8,000

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