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There are 5 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires by plane, bus or car

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Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) SDU - EZE

$209 - $474

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Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

$100 - $170

3 alternative options

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) SDU - AEP

$205 - $601

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) GIG - EZE

$192 - $472

Drive  •  32h 35m

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires 1726.2 miles

$290 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires is to bus which costs R$ 380 - R$ 600 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires is to fly which costs R$ 750 - R$ 1800 and takes 5h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Buenos Aires. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires is 1967 km. The road distance is 2761.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0h and costs R$ 380 - R$ 600.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by JBL Turismo, depart from Rio de Janeiro station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs R$ 750 - R$ 1800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 380 - R$ 600 and takes 2 days 0h.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by JBL Turismo, arrive at Buenos Aires station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires.
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  • Distance: 1229.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina?

Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos and three other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires hourly. Alternatively, JBL Turismo operates a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Vitoria, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Navegantes
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Bus operators
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
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CONVENCIONAL
$100 - $140
LEITO
$130 - $170

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Buenos Aires is 1h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 4:41 PM in Rio de Janeiro and 3:41 PM in Buenos Aires.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires is 2762 km. It takes approximately 32h 35m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile and two other airlines offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport.

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There are 2482+ hotels available in Buenos Aires. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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