By bus (part 1) : Teresina- Parnaiba
Get the Guanabara Line (www.expressoguanabara.com.br) to Parnaiba which leaves at 06.00/08.00/10.00/12.30/14.15/16.00/18.30/21.07/23.45.
Journey time is 6hours, cost R$60,00 one-way and it is advisable to buy ticklets in advance as often the bus is full.
By bus (part 2)Parnaiba- Barra Grande
Damasceno company runs buses at 10.00/14.00/16.00 which costs R$13.00 and takes 1.5 hours. On Saturdays there is only one bus at 14.00 and Sundays there is no transport
By taxi (which you can arrange with your pousada)
Teresina to Barra Grande Direct
Time 5.5 hours, R$600,00, pickup from any location in Teresina to any location in Barra Grande. If arranged in advance a small detour can be made via Parque Nacional Sete Cidades which is far the easiest way of seeing the park.
Parnaiba to Barra Grande
Time 50 mins, price R$150,00 if pickup arranged with pousada in advance.
By air (Times/dates and prices correct at Jan 6 2015 & subject to alteration)
Azul airlines(voeazul.com.br ) offers flights between Teresina to Parnaiba
Out on Saturdays 15.47 arr 16.45 and Sundays 12.50 arr 13.45 price from R$145,00 one way.
Rtn. Paraiba to Teresina is 14.05 arr 15.00 on Saturdays and 11.30 arr 12.25 on Sundays. Price from R$145,00 one way
Note to non- Brazilians:
1) Buying on-line frequently requires use of CPF or Brazilian national insurance number. If you don’t have one, check times on voeazul.com.br and then buy at the ariport or with a local travel agent on arrival.
2) Prices are always quote on a one way basis for internal flights and always attract additional airport tax. There is no advantage in buying a return flight.
Other arrival options:
- Flights are also available with Azul both ways between Parnaiba/Fortaleza (Ceará) on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from R$145.90 one way.
- You can also fit in Barra Grande as part of a Rota das Emoções tour with Eco Adventure Tour
3 trips include Barra Grande : A Rota das Emoções Expressa, Definitiva and Comunidades
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