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There are 7 ways to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro by car, plane, bus or taxi

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Drive to Governador Valadares, fly  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Capelinha to Governador Valadares
  2. Fly from Governador Valadares (GVR) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) GVR - SDU

R$ 1080 - R$ 1260

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Drive to Montes Claros, fly  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Capelinha to Montes Claros
  2. Fly from Montes Claros (MOC) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MOC - SDU

R$ 346 - R$ 1468

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Drive, bus  •  16h 58m

  1. Drive from Capelinha to Itambacuri
  2. Take the bus from Itambacuri to Governador Valadares
  3. Take the bus from Governador Valadares to Rio de Janeiro

Taxi, bus  •  18h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Capelinha to Itamarandiba
  2. Take the bus from Itamarandiba to Belo Horizonte
  3. Take the bus from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 359 - R$ 510

Taxi, bus via Barbacena  •  18h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Capelinha to Itamarandiba
  2. Take the bus from Itamarandiba to Belo Horizonte
  3. Take the bus from Belo Horizonte to Barbacena
  4. Take the bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 387 - R$ 630

Taxi, bus via Itabira  •  20h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Capelinha to Itamarandiba
  2. Take the bus from Itamarandiba to Itabira
  3. Take the bus from Itabira to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 389 - R$ 690

Drive  •  12h 19m

  1. Drive from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro 871.7 km

R$ 500 - R$ 750

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The cheapest way to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro is to taxi and bus which costs R$ 350 - R$ 550 and takes 18h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro is to drive and fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 340 - R$ 1500 and takes 7h 42m.

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The distance between Capelinha and Rio de Janeiro is 584 km. The road distance is 871.7 km.

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The best way to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 18h 12m and costs R$ 350 - R$ 550.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Governador Valadares Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro is 872 km. It takes approximately 12h 19m to drive from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro.

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Azul offers flights from Governador Valadares Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 1158+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 584 km
  • Duration: 8h 31m

What companies run services between Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

There is no direct connection from Capelinha to Rio de Janeiro. However, you can take the drive to Governador Valadares airport then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Montes Claros airport then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Governador Valadares to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1900
Flights from Governador Valadares to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1900
Flights from Governador Valadares to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1900
Flights from Governador Valadares to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1900
Flights from Governador Valadares to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 1900
Flights from Montes Claros to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 220 - R$ 1400
Flights from Montes Claros to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 260 - R$ 1600
Flights from Montes Claros to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 260 - R$ 1600
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Montes Claros to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 1200
Bus operators
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 0044 / +55 31 3419-1299
Website
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Itambacuri to Governador Valadares
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 65
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 65
Executivo
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Viação RioDoce
Phone
+55 33 3329-2122 / 0800 111 2121
Website
viacaoriodoce.com.br
Bus from Governador Valadares to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Saritur
Phone
+55 31 3479-4300 / +55 31 3479-4301
Email
sac@saritur.com.br
Website
saritur.com.br
Bus from Itamarandiba to Belo Horizonte
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 170
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Bus from Itamarandiba to Itabira
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 90 - R$ 140
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Util
Phone
0800 886 1000 / 0800 883 8830
Email
faleconosco@util.com.br
Website
util.com.br
Bus from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 118
Book at
Util
Bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 99
Book at
Util
Viação Cometa
Phone
0800-942-0030 / +55 4004-9600
Email
contato@viacaocometa.com.br
Website
viacaocometa.com.br
Bus from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 140
Book at
viacaocometa.com.br
SemiLeito Premium
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Cama
R$ 120 - R$ 170
Convencional
R$ 90 - R$ 130
Executivo
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Atual
Phone
+55 (31) 3479-4300 / 3479-4300
Email
sac@gruposaritur.com.br
Website
ciaatual.com.br
Bus from Belo Horizonte to Barbacena
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 85
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Setelagoano
Phone
+55 31 3073-7575 / +55 31 2106-6600
Website
setelagoano.com.br
Bus from Belo Horizonte to Barbacena
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 3 - R$ 130
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Comercial
R$ 3 - R$ 40
Convencional
R$ 45 - R$ 65
Passaro Verde
Phone
0800 033 7575 / +55 31 3073-7575
Website
passaroverde.com.br
Bus from Belo Horizonte to Barbacena
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 110
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Grupo Paraibuna
Phone
+55 32 2101-3333 / 0800 880 2006
Email
rp@paraibunatransportes.com.br
Website
paraibunatransportes.com.br
Bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 126
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Empresa Unida
Phone
+55 32 2101-7200 / 0800 880 2006
Email
unida@empresaunida.com.br
Website
webrodoviaria.com.br
Bus from Itabira to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 350
Schedules at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
R$ 210 - R$ 350
Other operators
Taxi from Capelinha to Itamarandiba
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 200
Tele-Táxi Capelinha
Phone
(+55) 33) 3516-2049
Website
planetabrasileiro.com
Ponto de Táxi
Phone
(+55) (33) 3516-2049
Website
guiamais.com.br

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