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There are 5 ways to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro by plane, subway, 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.

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Brasilia (BSB) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BSB - SDU

R$ 148 - R$ 812

4 alternative options

Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Metrô Rio  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Brasilia (BSB) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BSB - GIG
  2. Take the Metrô Rio from Vicente de Carvalho to Presidente Vargas

R$ 153 - R$ 767

Bus  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 217 - R$ 377

Bus via Paracatu  •  22h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Brasília to Paracatu Brasília / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paracatu to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio Belém

R$ 225 - R$ 245

Drive  •  13h 21m

  1. Drive from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro 728.6 miles

R$ 460 - R$ 700

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The cheapest way to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro is to bus via Paracatu which costs R$ 220 - R$ 250 and takes 22h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs R$ 140 - R$ 850 and takes 3h 32m.

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The distance between Brasília and Rio de Janeiro is 936 km. The road distance is 1165.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 18h 27m and costs R$ 210 - R$ 380.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 3h 32m and costs R$ 140 - R$ 850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 210 - R$ 380 and takes 18h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Brasilia Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brasília to Rio de Janeiro is 1166 km. It takes approximately 13h 21m to drive from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro.

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Avianca Brazil, Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Chile offer flights from Brasilia Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 1901+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 141 per night.

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Map of how to get from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 584.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro hourly. Alternatively, operates a bus from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro twice daily. Tickets cost R$ 260 and the journey takes 17h 10m. Util also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1600
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1600
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1600
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1600
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1600
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 2100
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 1900
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2300
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2300
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 400 - R$ 1700
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 360 - R$ 1600
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1800
Flights from Brasilia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1800
Train operators
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 260
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Util
Phone
0800 886 1000 / 0800 883 8830
Email
faleconosco@util.com.br
Website
util.com.br
Bus from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 200 - R$ 360
Schedules at
ad.zanox.com
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Executive
R$ 200 - R$ 290
Semi-Sleeper
R$ 250 - R$ 360
Regular
R$ 250 - R$ 360
Araguarina
Rapido Marajo
Phone
+55 3229-1797
Website
rapidomarajo.com.br
Bus from Paracatu to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 170
Schedules at
rapidomarajo.com.br
Book at
rapidomarajo.clickbus.com.br

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The best way to get from Brasília to Brasilia Airport is to line 113 bus which takes 52m and costs R$ 8 - R$ 12.

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