There are 8 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg  •  5 h 12 min

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

$204 - $600

Cheapest option

Bus Crucero Del Norte  •  39 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires - Retiro Via Buenos Aires

$97 - $162

6 alternative options

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg (AEP) GIG - AEP

$215 - $655

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  5 h 45 min

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

$209 - $474

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  7 h 32 min

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

$192 - $472

Bus Flecha Bus  •  41 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis
  2. Take the bus from Florianópolis to Retiro, Buenos Aires

$122 - $228

Bus JBL Turismo  •  2 days 1 h

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

$100 - $160

Drive  •  32 h 35 min

  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$ 360 - R$ 650 and takes 39 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs R$ 750 - R$ 2300.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires is 1967 km. The road distance is 2762 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires, including transfers.

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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. The journey takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Aerolíneas Argentinas and two other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires via São Paulo – Tietê and Sao Paulo in around 39 h 40 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Vitoria, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
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
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Bus operators
Crucero Del Norte
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires - Retiro
Ave. Duration
33 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$65 - $100
Suite
$95 - $120
Cama
$90 - $120
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
itapemirim.com.br
Executive
$55 - $80
Conventional
$65 - $85
Business
$90 - $120
First Class
$110 - $150
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Florianópolis to Retiro, Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$60 - $95
Executive
$80 - $95
Suite
$95 - $110
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 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$100 - $130
LEITO
$130 - $160

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