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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro by plane or train

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

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Fly Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 24m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BCN - GIG

R$ 1312 - R$ 3532

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Fly Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  15h 44m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BCN - SDU

R$ 1607 - R$ 3827

Train to Valencia, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) VLC - GIG

R$ 1466 - R$ 2018

Train to Toulouse, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  20h 28m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) TLS - GIG

R$ 2004 - R$ 2734

Train to Madrid, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MAD - GIG

R$ 1484 - R$ 3282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs 300€ - 850€ and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs 370€ - 900€ and takes 15h 44m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro is 8540 km.

It takes approximately 16h 24m to get from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Barcelona. It is currently 9:22 AM in Barcelona and 4:22 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Iberia, Royal Air Maroc, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 3543+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 144 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 5337.4 miles
  • Duration: 16h 24m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Iberia, Royal Air Maroc and 10 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 4600
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 5500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 5500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 6500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 6000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9000
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 6000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4300
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 6000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 6000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 8000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 7500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 7000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Toulouse to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 6000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Train operators
Renfe

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 200
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 290 - R$ 330
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
R$ 290 - R$ 330
1st Class
R$ 400 - R$ 550
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 380
Website
renfe.com

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