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There are 4 ways to get from Cancún to Rio Grande by plane or bus

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Fly to Porto Alegre, bus  •  19h 1m

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

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Fly to Pelotas  •  21h 36m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Pelotas (PET) CUN - PET

Fly to Caxias Do Sul, bus  •  26h 15m

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

Fly to Montevideo, bus  •  24h 59m

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Montevideo (MVD) CUN - MVD
  2. Take the bus from Carrasco International Airport to Punta del Este
  3. Take the bus from Punta del Este to Pelotas

Cancun (CUN) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between Cancun (CUN) and Pelotas (PET) is around 19h 55m and covers a distance of around 6925 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 41m. The fastest flight normally takes 16h 50m. Services are operated by LATAM Chile, Azul, JetBlue Airways and others. Typically 62 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:
12h 13m
Layover time:
7h 41m
Total time:
19h 55m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
16h 50m
Flight distance:
6925 km
Flights per week:
62
Cheapest price:
R$ 1315
Carbon emissions:
1404 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:20
Last flight departs at:
16:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cancun (CUN) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

Mexico → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Mexico

  • Entry is partially open 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: 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 Mexico

  • 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 Mexico

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 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 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Mexico from Brazil.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $4600 - $20000 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $4600 - $20000 and takes 19h 1m.

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The distance between Cancún and Rio Grande is 6977 km.

It takes approximately 19h 1m to get from Cancún to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cancun Airport to Porto Alegre Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 46m and has one stopover.

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Rio Grande is 2h ahead of Cancún. It is currently 7:24 PM in Cancún and 9:24 PM in Rio Grande.

Aerolíneas Argentinas, American Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos and two other airlines offer flights from Cancun Airport to Porto Alegre Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Cancún to Cancun Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $40 - $170.

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Map of how to get from Cancún to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 6977.1 km
  • Duration: 19h 1m

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Rio Grande, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Azul and seven other airlines fly from Cancún to Rio Grande every 3 hours.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 6000
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Miami, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 6500
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 3700
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 3900
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
22h 2m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Ezeiza, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6000
Flights from Cancun to Pelotas via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4200
Flights from Cancun to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Cancun to Caxias Do Sul via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 29m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 6000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4900
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 5500
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4600
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Lima
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 6500
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 5500
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 6000
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 7000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4300
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Cancun to Caxias Do Sul via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 8000
Flights from Cancun to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 8500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4900
Flights from Cancun to Montevideo via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4900
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Cancun to Porto Alegre via Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
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
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br
Copsa
Phone
+598 2902 1818
Email
atencionalcliente@copsa.com.uy
Website
copsa.com.uy
Bus from Carrasco International Airport to Punta del Este
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 45
Schedules at
copsa.com.uy
Book at
copsa.com.uy
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Aeropuerto to Punta del Este
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 45
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Punta del Este to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 210 - R$ 260
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 290 - R$ 410
Regular
R$ 210 - R$ 260

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