Travelling by bus
From Fortaleza to Aracati and back
The São Benedito bus company has
several daily direct buses to Aracati from the central Fortaleza bus station (Rodoviária).
See timetable below. In Aracati, take a cab, alternative transport or a bus of the Via Litorânea departing from the "Praça da Comunicação". See details below.
During high season it is recommended to buy your tickets in advance.
From Aracati to Quixaba and back
The Via Litorânea local bus company has a daily connection between Aracati and Quixaba via Majorlândia departing every 30 minutes from 6:00 AM till 5:00 PM from the "Praça da Comunicação" (commonly called "Praça da Caixa de Água) at about 7 minutes from the bus station.
are 17 km from Aracati to Quixaba. You can simply catch a taxi from the bus station (15.- to 20.- R$)
or, cheaper, a van (Topic) departing from opposite the Matriz
Church (a bit far from the bus station).
|Timetable of the buses Fortaleza – Aracati - Fortaleza
Daily departures from the central Fortaleza bus station (Rodoviária)
São Tomé Fortaleza bus station - Phone:
Bus station in Aracati - Phone: (088) 3421-3074.
|Viação SÃO BENEDITO
(085) 3272-1232 Fortaleza
(088) 3421-2020 Aracati
|Fortaleza <--> Aracati (direto)
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The Pinto Martins International
Airport of Fortaleza is located at about 10 km from the centre of the city
and 168 kilometers of Quixaba. It receives daily flights from several
domestic and International capitals.
Companies serving the Fortaleza airport:
- Ocean Air
- CTACV (Transportes Aéreos Cabo Verde)
- TAP (Europe)
- Delta Airlines (Atlanta-USA)
(Rome and Milan Italy)
- Air Italy
The airport was opened in 1998; it is fully air
conditioned and divided into four floors. Its annual traffic reaches about
2.5 million passengers.
Useful Phone numbers: Phone: (085) 3392-1030. Fax:
(085) 3392-1127 / 3392-1132.
Website: www.infraero.gov.br - The site is
maintained by INFRAERO, the Official Brazilian Airports Agency.
of Ceará has started to expand and modernize the Aracati airport. 600 meters will be added to the runway in order to receive international flights.
Transfers Quixaba / Fortaleza /
Hotels can provide shuttle services to Quixaba
from Pinto Martins airport or from your hotel in Fortaleza. Prices vary
from a hotel to another and can be obtained at the time of your reservation.
A one-way journey in a taxi with air-conditioning costs between R$ 180
- 250. Ask for details at the reception of your hotel.
Have a good
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