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There are 10 ways to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Puerto Quijarro
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Quijarro to São Paulo - Barra Funda
  3. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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Fly Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Sucre (SRE) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Sucre (SRE) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Cochabamba to Sao Paulo, bus

  1. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to Sao Paulo (GRU)
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Ciudad del Este
  2. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Rio de Janeiro

Santa Cruz (VVI) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) flights

The flight time between Santa Cruz (VVI) and Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) is around 7h 55m and covers a distance of around 2162 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 16m. Services are operated by Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Boliviana de Aviación. Typically 24 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

24 Weekly Planes
7h 55m Average Duration
R$ 992 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro is to train and bus which costs $110 - $160 and takes 40h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $310 - $700 and takes 4h 56m.

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It is 2367 km from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro. It is approximately 2513.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to train and bus which takes 40h 31m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 8h 28m and costs $180 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $190 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Cruz Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of Bolivia. It is currently 10:29 PM in Bolivia and 11:29 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Yes, the driving distance between Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro is 2513 km. It takes approximately 30h 45m to drive from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro.

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Boliviana de Aviación, LATAM Chile and Gol Transportes Aéreos offer flights from Santa Cruz Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bolivia to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 2367.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 28m

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Rio de Janeiro 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Rio de Janeiro via Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal, Ciudad del Este, and Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4300
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 3100
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 3300
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 4200
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 3500
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 4600
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3700
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 2100
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 2100
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2200
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 2700
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2300
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 2300
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2400
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 3000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5500
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4300
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lima
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4300
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4300
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4300
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2200
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 3200
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 3500
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 6500
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 2100
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4000
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4000
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 3100
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 3500
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 4600
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 2300
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 3000
Flybondi
Website
flybondi.com
Flights from Cochabamba to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7500
Flights from Sucre to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Santa Cruz, Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4600
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cochabamba to Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 2700
Flights from Cochabamba to Sao Paulo via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 2700
Train operators
Ferroviaria Oriental S.A
Phone
(+591) 3 3387000
Website
fo.com.bo
Train from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Puerto Quijarro
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 180
Schedules at
fo.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Mixto
R$ 41
Expreso Oriental
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Ferrobús
R$ 120 - R$ 170
Bus operators
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Convencional
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Bus from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Convencional
R$ 140 - R$ 180
La Preferida Bus
Phone
+591- 3-3647160
Email
atencionalcliente@lapreferidabus.com.bo
Website
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Bus from Puerto Quijarro to São Paulo - Barra Funda
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 381
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Stel Turismo
Phone
+595 77405206
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 295
Schedules at
facebook.com
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 360
Schedules at
facebook.com
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