• Foz do Iguaçu is served by the Cataratas International Airport (IGU), and the most convenient way to reach the city is to arrive at São Paulo International Airport (GRU). There are more than 8 daily flights connecting both cities and the flight time is 1h40.

    From Europe the flight time to São Paulo is about eleven hours depending on your starting point. Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, TAM and TAP run regular services between Europe and São Paulo.

    From the US: Flights by American Airlines, Continental, Delta, United and the Brazilian flag carrier TAM link the US with Brazil. Flight time is 8.5 hours from Miami to São Paulo, just over 9 hours from New York, 11 hours from Atlanta, 13 hours from Los Angeles and 16 hours from San Francisco.

    São Paulo receives daily flights from most of the major Latin American cities and is served by Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Lan Chile, Taca, Pluna, and the Brazilian flag carrier TAM and GOL.

    From Asia: São Paulo also receives daily flights from many cities in Asia; usually the flights are via Europe (e.g. Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam) or via US (e.g. Los Angeles or New York) and flight time depends on your starting point.

    In Puerto Iguazu (Argentina) – it is located the  Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport (IGR), with daily connections to Buenos Aires and Córdoba, and less frequent flights to Mendoza and Rosario. For those arriving at this airport we recommend to check with Argentinian authorities the visa requirements.

  • Bus transportation is available to and from the most important cities in the country. There are at least four departures from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro  daily.

    The fares can be less expensive then the air tickets, however the one-way travel is about 15h from São Paulo and 21h from Rio de Janeiro.


  • The conference venue is located 14 km from the Cataratas International Airport (IGU). It is 20 minutes journey by car and a taxi fare is about R$50.

    The Symposium travel agency offers a round shuttle service from the Airport to the Symposium hotels. The rates and booking are available here.