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There are 7 ways to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
  2. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

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Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Pelotas (PET)

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Bus via Montevideo

  1. Take the Bus from Puerto Madero to Puerto de Montevideo
  2. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

Drive

  1. Drive from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande

Fly Ezeiza to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from Ezeiza (EZE) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly Ezeiza to Pelotas

  1. Fly from Ezeiza (EZE) to Pelotas (PET)

Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) and Pelotas (PET) is around 19h 40m and covers a distance of around 648 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 14m. The fastest flight normally takes 18h. Services are operated by Aerolíneas Argentinas, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Typically 15 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 25m
Layover time:
15h 14m
Total time:
19h 40m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
18h
Flight distance:
648 km
Flights per week:
15
Cheapest price:
R$ 789
Carbon emissions:
131 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
15:10
Last flight departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

Argentina → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Argentina

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Argentina
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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 Argentina

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • 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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Considerations leaving from Argentina

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Argentina.

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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 Argentina from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande is to drive, which costs $11000 - $17000 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $18000 - $65000 and takes 9h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande. However, there are services departing from Puerto Madero and arriving at Rio Grande via Montevideo and Pelotas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 52m.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and Rio Grande is 650 km. The road distance is 1051.9 km.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande without a car is to Bus which takes 13h 52m and costs $26000 - $36000.

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It takes approximately 13h 52m to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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Buenos Aires to Rio Grande bus services, operated by Buquebus, depart from Puerto Madero station.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande is to Bus which takes 13h 52m and costs $26000 - $36000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $14000 - $50000 and takes 22h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Ezeiza Airport to Porto Alegre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 649.8 km
  • Duration: 13h 52m

What companies run services between Buenos Aires, Argentina and Rio Grande, Brazil?

You can take a bus from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande via Montevideo and Pelotas in around 13h 52m. Alternatively, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande twice daily.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2600
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 3600
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Curitiba, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 3300
Flights from Ezeiza to Pelotas via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 3000
Flights from Ezeiza to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 5000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Ezeiza to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 2500
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 9500
Bus operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1600
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Tourist
R$ 1100 - R$ 1400
Business
R$ 1450
First
R$ 1563
Bus from Puerto Madero to Puerto de Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
www.seacatcolonia.com
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 240 - R$ 310
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 330 - R$ 460
Regular
R$ 240 - R$ 310
TTL - Transporte Turismo
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br

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Yes, the driving distance between Buenos Aires to Rio Grande is 1052 km. It takes approximately 14h 7m to drive from Buenos Aires to Rio Grande.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from Ezeiza Airport to Porto Alegre Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Ezeiza Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs $290 - $5000.

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