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There are 6 ways to get from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro by bus, plane or train

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

4 alternative options

Bus to Geneva, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Lyon, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)
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International entry into Brazil from France

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of France
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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 France

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

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Considerations leaving from France

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 France.

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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 France from Brazil is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs €440 - €1300 and takes 20h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs €550 - €1100 and takes 18h 24m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Rio de Janeiro is 9166 km.

It takes approximately 18h 24m to get from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 5m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Chamonix. It is currently 6:24 PM in Chamonix and 1:24 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Swiss, Air France, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 9165.6 km
  • Duration: 18h 24m

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

There is no direct connection from Chamonix to Rio de Janeiro. However, you can take the bus to Geneva Airport, take the walk to Geneva airport, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, take the walk to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 1455, then take the line 2101 bus to Rio de Janeiro. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Geneva Airport, take the walk to Geneva airport, then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4700 - R$ 17000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9500
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 6000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Salvador
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 9000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 12000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 14000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 8500
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 12000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 9000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 8500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 8500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 10000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 12000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 13000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 8500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 9000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 14000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 12000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 11000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 14000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 9000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4700 - R$ 11000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 10000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 8500
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 16000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4800 - R$ 16000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 12000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 28000
Flights from Zurich to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 14000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 7000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 300 - R$ 550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 370 - R$ 700
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 240
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
R$ 120 - R$ 140
1st Class Ticket
R$ 210 - R$ 240
Bus operators
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
cham-transfers.com
Bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 100
Website
Swiss Tours
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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