Tips for moving around in Natal

Bus

Route Augusto Severo Airport – Dunas Arena
Line A (Parnamirim/Airport/Natal)
Fare: R$ 3.00
Passengers take the bus at the stop in front of airport’s arrivals area and get off at the stop in front of the Dunas Arena.

Route São Gonçalo do Amarante - Dunas Area
On match days (13, 16, 19 and 24 June), there will be inter-municipal line extensions from São Gonçalo to Natal and Macaíba-Natal to the airport. These lines go past the Dunas Area.
Fare: R$ 2.60

Special lines on match days (13, 16, 19 and 24 June)

Blue Line: starts at Avenida Engenheiro Roberto Freire, at theRota do Sol Sul stop and follows through onto Via Costeira until the FIFA Fan Fest, on Fort Beach. On the way back, the bus travels through Avenida Salgado Filho, very close to the Dunas Arena, where it goes back to its initial stop on BR-101.
Fare: R$ 2.20

Green Line: leaves from the same stop, travelling on Roberto Freire until the Via Direta Shopping Centre, Salgado Filho, Natal’s Port until the FIFA Fan Fest, going back to its initial stop at Via Costeira. It also goes past the Dunas Arena.
Fare: R$ 2.20

Car parks + minibuses

There will five public car park areas on match days. They are the so-called Pontos de Encontro (PE)  or meeting points in English: The Rio Grande do Norte Federal University (UFRN) campus, Ceasa Park, CAIC/CONAB and SESI/SENAI. Another option are private car parks at the Midway Mall Shopping Centre, the Natal Shopping Centre, the Via Direta Shopping Centre and the Bompreço supermarket in the Lagoa Nova and Capim Macio neighbourhoods.

At each of these car parks, there will be a minibus service, which fans with tickets may use free of charge up to an area near the Dunas Arena. After the match they may use the same service to return. These minibuses (shuttles) are part of four special lines created to provide such services on match days:

Shuttle Oeste (A – Rodoviária/Arena das Dunas) – Bus Station to the Dunas Arena
Shuttle Leste (B – Midway/Arena das Dunas) – Midway to the Dunas Arena
Shuttle Campus (C – Campus Universitário/Arena das Dunas) – UFRN Campus to the Dunas Arena
Shuttle Sul (D – Cidade Jardim/Arena das Dunas) – Cidade Jardim to the Dunas Arena

The bus lines will be in operation four hours before kick-off and up to two hours after the end of the game.

 

 

Taxi

Approximate price from the Augusto Severo Airport to the Dunas Arena: R$ 38.00

Taxi meter starts on R$ 4.55

Rate 1: R$ 2.35
» Monday to Saturday from 06:00am to 10:00pm

Rate 2: R$ 3.00
» Monday to Saturday from 10:00pm to 06:00am
» Sundays and holidays

Hour waiting: R$ 24.00