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There are 3 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro by plane or bus

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

2 alternative options

Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly to Santa Ynez, bus

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Santa Ynez (IZA)
  2. Take the bus from Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) flights

217 Weekly Planes
20h 18m Average Duration
R$ 1659 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Brazil from Mexico

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

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Mexico

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Mexico
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Mexico

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Mexico.

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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 de Janeiro is 136.

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

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

No, returning to Mexico from Brazil is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $6000 - $18000 and takes 19h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $11000 - $14000 and takes 19h 17m.

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It is approximately 8830 km to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro.

It takes approximately 19h 29m to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Cabo Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 1m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 3h ahead of Cabo San Lucas. It is currently 1:09 AM in Cabo San Lucas and 4:09 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Volaris, Air Canada, Azul and five other airlines offer flights from San Jose Cabo Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 703+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 8829.5 km
  • Duration: 19h 29m

What companies run services between Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Aeroméxico, Gol Transportes Aéreos and seven other airlines fly from Cabo San Lucas to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Santa Ynez via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Santa Ynez via Mexico City, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Santa Ynez via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 7500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 47m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 7500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 29000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4800
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 13000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 9000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5000
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 7500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
21h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Voepass Linhas Aéreas
Website
voepass.com.br
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Santa Ynez via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 1m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4700
Bus operators
Util
Phone
0800 886 1000 / 0800 883 8830
Email
faleconosco@util.com.br
Website
util.com.br
Bus from Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 58
Shared
R$ 58

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