Situated on the extreme western part of Paraná State, the city of Foz do Iguaçu (also named Iguassu Falls in English and Iguazu in Spanish) divides its border with Argentina and Paraguay. Its downtown is geographically located at 25º30´58’’S and 54º35´07’’W, and because of that, you may have the privilege to go to any of the 3 bordering countries: Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
You can get to Foz do Iguaçu in different ways:
BY PLANE: there are 3 international airports around
IGU - Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, in Foz do Iguaçu – Brazil
IGR - Puerto Iguazu Airpot, in Puerto Iguazu - Argentina.
AGT - Guarani International Airport, in Ciudade del Este – Paraguay
The principal air companies are:
- TAM (JJ)
- GOL (G3)
- Azul (AD)
- Lan (LA)
- Aerolineas Argetinas (AR)
BY CAR: to get to Foz do Iguaçu by car is easy, because it’s reached by many Brazilian, Argentinians and Paraguayans roads.
BRAZIL => the arrival is by the road BR-277. This road has tolls along it, and it crosses most of the Paraná State. Foz do Iguaçu is distant 511 km from Londrina, PR, and 931 km from Araraquara, SP.
PARAGUAY => the principal road the connects the capital, Assuncion, to Ciudade del Este, is ROTA 7. It’s 350km distant and it’ll take you around 5 hours to complete.
ARGENTINA => the road that connects Buenos Aires, the capital, to Puerto Iguazú is RUTA NACIONAL 12, about 1350Km that takes around 16 hours driving.
SOME OTHER DISTANCES TO Foz do Iguaçu
- Curitiba (Paraná State Capital): 635 Km
- Rio de Janeiro: 1.488 Km
- São Paulo: 1.063 Km
- Brasília via Ribeirão Preto: 1.576 Km
- Porto Alegre: 899 Km
BY BUS: the region also has 3 bus stations with regional lines, national and international ones, that connects the principal cities in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. Routes are operated by:
- Sao Geraldo/Gontijo
- Nova Integração
If you need more information, please don’t hesitate to contact Criattiva Turismo & Intercambio. We can also make all arrangements for you!!
Our contacts are:
Phone: +55 (43) 3344-5556