First of all, you have to start praying 4 weeks before arriving..then you have to believe in him, with no remorse. One you have accomplished this delicate mission, you will have access to the arms of the greatest prophet of all times.


If one of the stops of your trip is to go Rio de Janeiro to visit Christ the Redeemer, in this post we will give you some tips and explain the different manners in which you can arrive to this place.

If you are staying in one of our hostels located in Copacabana or Ipanema, have for sure that you will be staying close to this and many other attractions and you can take maximum advantage of your stay in the Marvellous City.


First of all, if you don’t have much time to make this trip on your own, we can widely recommend the city tour of Urban Adventures, an excellent way to meet this beautiful attraction in the hands of experts in the case.

In order to make this possible, we invite you to ask at the reception at any of our installations which is the amount and how the reservation process works.

¿How to arrive to Christ the Redeemer Station?

There are several ways to arrive to the station that will take you to the top of Christ the Redeemer from several points of the city, bus, subway or car. We will tell you how to arrive from one of our facilities that are located in the most recognized areas of Rio de Janeiro.


You can take line 583 from Copacabana or Ipanema and hop off at Cosme Velho Street 513, where the Train station will be to get to the Christ or some vans that are also available to do the circuit.


If you are one of those that likes to walk a bit more, you can walk to the closest subway station, which could be in either El Misti Ipanema, Rio or House, going towards the Largo do Marchado station, that will take you around 30 minutes walking to get to the Train station of Corcovado.


You can use an app like Uber or taxi that will take you privately to the station from your hostel, which if you are staying in one of our facilities, it won’t cost you more than $40R.


Van or train to get to the Christ?

There’s two options that are the most common to get to the top of Christ the Redeemer and that’s the Train or a shuttle, that leave from Cosme Velho St. They both cost almost the same, just that they take different paths to arrive to the highest part.

The van will take you usually passing by 2 lookout points where you can stay a couple minutes contemplating the Marvellous City, it’s path finishes arriving to Christ the Redeemer it the cost is 30R, arriving, you will have to pay the entrance, that costs another $32R approx. *The prices vary from high to low season.

You can take the train directly from the station on the same steet, the whole trip along with the entrance to the Christ sells from $65R, taking this option you can roam inside the train, part of the National Park where the statue is located. * The prices vary depending on high or low season.


We will as well give you the following extra recommendations that will guide you to be preventive and plentifully enjoy this wonder of the modern world:

* Take enough water to stay hydrated, that be visiting the city in summer or winter, it’s always important to stay well hydrated.

*Before visiting the Christ, always check the weather, since it is very different from visiting the Christ on a cloudy or sunny day.

*We recommend making your visit during the morning, as soon as they open, since usually there’s a lot of tourists during the whole day, or also arriving when the sun is setting, even though there still might be people it is still worth it to enjoy the sun setting that can be contemplating from above.

Hours and address

From Monday to Sunday from 8:00h to 19:00h

Address: Rua Cosme Velho, 513, Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro

And are you ready now to live Rio and have the experience of Christ the Redeemer? Tell us your experience while visiting and if all of our tips helped.