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There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro by plane or bus

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Fly Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  25h 24m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) ADL - GIG

R$ 2929 - R$ 8033

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Fly Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  26h 28m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) ADL - SDU

R$ 2414 - R$ 7014

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Fly Adelaide to Sao Paulo, bus  •  33h 46m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Sao Paulo (GRU) ADL - GRU
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 2521 - R$ 7261

Fly Adelaide to Cabo Frio, bus  •  43h 12m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Cabo Frio (CFB) ADL - CFB
  2. Take the bus from São Pedro da Aldeia to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 5109 - R$ 14154

Bus to Mildura, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  34h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Mildura train station
  2. Fly from Mildura (MQL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MQL - GIG

R$ 3285 - R$ 8794

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio de Janeiro is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio de Janeiro is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Yes, entry into Australia from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro is to fly, which costs $550 - $1,700 and takes 26h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $650 - $1,900 and takes 25h 24m.

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The distance between Adelaide and Rio de Janeiro is 13581 km.

It takes approximately 25h 24m to get from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 12h 30m behind Adelaide. It is currently 5:13 AM in Adelaide and 4:43 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 4711+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 13580.9 km
  • Duration: 25h 24m

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Qantas, LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Rio de Janeiro 3 times a day.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
25h 22m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Melbourne, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Melbourne, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Melbourne, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 47m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Melbourne, Santiago, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Melbourne, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Melbourne, Santiago, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Mildura to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Santiago, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 8500
Flights from Mildura to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 16000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Canberra, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Melbourne, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 47m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4700 - R$ 13000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Adelaide to Sao Paulo via Canberra, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4800 - R$ 13000
Flights from Mildura to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8500
Flights from Mildura to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 12m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 16000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Melbourne, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
38h 7m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
38h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 27000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Melbourne, Santiago, Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
38h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Melbourne, Santiago, Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
38h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
41h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Sydney, Santiago, Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
41h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Sydney, Santiago, Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
41h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Sydney, Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
41h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 28000
Flights from Adelaide to Cabo Frio via Canberra, Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 27000
Bus operators
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 102
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 190
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 140 - R$ 190
Bus from São Pedro da Aldeia to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 70
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50
Book at
Kaissara
Tambray Coaches
Phone
1800 039 043
Email
enquiries@tambraycoaches.com.au
Website
tambraycoaches.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Mildura train station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 259
Schedules at
tambraycoaches.com.au

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