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There are 6 ways to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Porto Alegre, bus  •  18h 51m

  1. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Porto Alegre (POA) BAQ - POA
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

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Fly to Pelotas  •  17h 26m

  1. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Pelotas (PET) BAQ - PET

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Fly to Caxias Do Sul, bus  •  27h 5m

  1. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ) BAQ - CXJ
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Bus  •  5 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cali
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Retiro
  3. Take the bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
  4. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

Bus via Bogotá  •  7 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Retiro
  3. Take the bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
  4. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

Drive  •  4 days 15h

  1. Drive from Barranquilla to Rio Grande 7880.5 km
Colombia → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Colombia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Colombia
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Brazil land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited India, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Colombia

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited India, South Africa and United Kingdom in the last 14 days

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Rules to follow in Brazil

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Colombia.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio Grande is 136.

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

The social distance requirement in Rio Grande 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 Colombia from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande is to fly and bus, which costs $250 - $370 and takes 18h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 17h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barranquilla to Rio Grande. However, there are services departing from Atlantico and arriving at Rio Grande via Barranquilla, Cali, Retiro, Montevideo and Pelotas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 days 17h.

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The distance between Barranquilla and Rio Grande is 5356 km. The road distance is 7880.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande without a car is to bus which takes 5 days 17h and costs $430 - $750.

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It takes approximately 18h 51m to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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Barranquilla to Rio Grande bus services, operated by Expreso Brasilia, depart from Barranquilla station.

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The best way to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande is to fly which takes 17h 26m and costs $190 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $430 - $750 and takes 5 days 17h.

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There is no direct flight from Barranquilla Airport to Porto Alegre Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 11m and has one stopover.

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Barranquilla to Rio Grande bus services, operated by EGA, arrive at Pelotas station.

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Map of how to get from Barranquilla to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 5356.1 km
  • Duration: 18h 51m

What companies run services between Barranquilla, Colombia and Rio Grande, Brazil?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Azul and two other airlines fly from Barranquilla to Rio Grande 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barranquilla to Rio Grande via Pacho Galan, Barranquilla, Cali, Retiro, Montevideo, and Pelotas in around 5 days 17h.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 9500
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 23m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Panama City, Quito, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7500
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 10000
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 42m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Barranquilla to Pelotas via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 3500
Flights from Barranquilla to Pelotas via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 4600
Flights from Barranquilla to Pelotas via Panama City, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4800
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 11000
Flights from Barranquilla to Caxias Do Sul via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 46m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Panama City
Ave. Duration
15h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 4900
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 4900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 3700
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 4900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6500
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Miami, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 7000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Porto Alegre via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
14h 11m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4500
Bus operators
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 97
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Une Sul
Phone
55 54 4020 9928
Email
sac@unesul.com
Website
unesul.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 12 - R$ 180
Schedules at
unesul.com.br
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
viacaonordeste.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viacaonordeste.com.br
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cali
Ave. Duration
24h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 270
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Bogotá to Retiro
Ave. Duration
5 days 23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 2200
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 156
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Buenos Aires Retiro to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 320
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 330 - R$ 470
Regular
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Bus from Montevideo to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 340 - R$ 470
Regular
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 160
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Semi Bed
R$ 95 - R$ 120
Bed
R$ 110 - R$ 140
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 213
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com

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Rio Grande is 2h ahead of Barranquilla. It is currently 7:36 PM in Barranquilla and 9:36 PM in Rio Grande.

Yes, the driving distance between Barranquilla to Rio Grande is 7881 km. It takes approximately 4 days 15h to drive from Barranquilla to Rio Grande.

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Azul, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Gol Transportes Aéreos and three other airlines offer flights from Barranquilla Airport to Porto Alegre Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 750 per night.

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The best way to get from Barranquilla to Barranquilla Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $3 - $4.

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