Maracanã is located toward the east of Rio de Janeiro, about 5 kilometres from downtown Rio. It lies about 12 kilometres north of the Copacabana and Ipanema beach areas.
The stadium can be easily accessed by metro and train. Maracanã station is a stop on metro line 2, which can be boarded in downtown Rio or the Flamengo and Botafogo areas. It can also be reached with a transfer from line 1, which runs from the Copacabana and Ipanema areas.
Address: Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo, s/nº, portão 18, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro. https://www.maracana.com/site/en
PS: it´s interesting to pick a carioca classic match between its main clubs to have a carioca experience. Main ones: Flamengo, Fluminense, Vasco e Botafogo.
Tickets for Flamengo matches can be bought at the ticket windows of Maracanã or at the club facilities at Avenida Borges de Medeiros 997 in the Lagoa – Ipanema area, or website.
Tickets for Fluminense matches can be bought online or at the ticket windows of Marcanã, or at any of the pre-sale outlets, which include the centrally-located club office at Rua Álvaro Chaves 41 in the Laranjeiras area.