Transport & Accommodation


RADIOTAXI: (48) 3240-6009
Trindade Taxi Rank (beside UFSC): (48) 3234-2247
Ponto Shopping Iguatemi Taxi Rank (2.6Km): 48 3233-0528

– Airport to UFSC: ~ R$ 45,00. 20 minutes without traffic.
– Terminal Rodoviário Rita Maria to UFSC: ~ R$ 30,00.  15 minutes without traffic.
– TICEN (center terminal) to UFSC: ~ R$ 30,00. 15 minutes without traffic.

UBER – Operating in Florianópolis since September 2016.


In Florianópolis, the BUS LINES follow routes via integrated terminals, where passengers get connections to their desired destinations. From the city center, dozens of buses serve all parts of the island. The cost is R$4.20 each way, and transfers are free at the stations. It takes about 30-60 minutes on average to get from downtown Florianopolis to UFSC. Additionally, there is the Executive Transportation, also popularly known as “Amarelinhos” (yellow bus). These are yellow minibuses with air conditioning that stop anywhere along the route the passengers can hail one from any point on the road or ask the driver to stop once aboard. The cost of this lines is R$ 7.00 each way. The bus companies are separated according to the local geography.

Information and times for all the bus lines, schedules, maps and routes are available on the website of Consórcio Fênix, in charge of operating the integrated public transport system. You also can access all information about the public transport of Florianópolis with an interface in english downloading the App.fênix from GooglePlay or AppStore.

Schedules in Portuguese HERE.  In English, click HERE

You also can access all information about the public transport of Florianópolis with an interface in english downloading the App.fênix from GooglePlay or AppStore.

The bus transportation system in Florianopolis has 6 integration terminals (Terminais de integração) operating within the city, wich are:

TICEN – Centro
TITRI – Trindade
TISAN – Santo Antônio de Lisboa
TICAN – Canasvieiras
TILAG – Lagoa da Conceição
TIRIO – Rio Tavares

To travel to UFSC from the Center Terminal (TICEN) you should go to “Platform A” and take one of the lines below. All of them stop at UFSC.

  • UFSC Semi Direto
  • Volta ao Morro Carvoeira Norte
  • Volta ao Morro Carvoeira Sul
  • Volta ao Morro Pantanal Norte
  • Volta ao Morro Pantanal Sul

The names and the routes of the bus lines can found on the “Consórcio Fenix website”.


Hotel Quinta da Bica D’Água
Rua Capitão Romualdo de Barros, 641, Carvoeira.  (It is 10 minutes’ walk from UFSC)
phone: 55 48  3233 1539

Hotel Slaviero Executive
Av. Desembargador Vitor Lima, 380, Trindade
(It is 10 minutes’ walk from UFSC)

Clandestino Hostel
Rua Rodolfo Manoel Bento, 47, Carvoeira.
(It is 5 minutes’ walk from UFSC)

Pousada Palmares
Rua Dep. Antônio Edu Vieira, 680, Pantanal
(It is 15 minutes’ walk from UFSC)