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

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 45m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) RDU - GIG

R$ 1728 - R$ 5548

Cheapest option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  17h 54m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) RDU - SDU

R$ 1413 - R$ 3529

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Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  17h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) GSO - GIG

R$ 2114 - R$ 6643

Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  18h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) GSO - SDU

R$ 1799 - R$ 5624

Bus, train to Charlotte, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  3. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) CLT - GIG

R$ 1900 - R$ 5778

Bus to Richmond, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Richmond
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) RIC - GIG

R$ 1802 - R$ 5723

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio de Janeiro is 136.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Chapel Hill to Rio de Janeiro is to fly, which costs $260 - $650 and takes 17h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chapel Hill to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $310 - $1,100 and takes 16h 45m.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Rio de Janeiro is 7550 km.

It takes approximately 16h 45m to get from Chapel Hill to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 21m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of Chapel Hill. It is currently 1:55 AM in Chapel Hill and 2:55 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao 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 Chapel Hill to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 7550.2 km
  • Duration: 16h 45m

What companies run services between Chapel Hill, Orange County, NC, USA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Delta, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from Chapel Hill to Rio de Janeiro every 30 minutes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Pittsburgh, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York La Guardia, Miami
Ave. Duration
19h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Reagan Washington, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Reagan Washington, Miami
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Pensacola, Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Greenville/Spartanburg, Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Charleston, Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Key West, Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Knoxville, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Greensboro/High Point, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Raleigh/Durham, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Norfolk, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Tallahassee, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Louisville, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6500
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Jacksonville, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 24m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Baltimore, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4800
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 6500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 5500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 6500
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Flights from Charlotte to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 6500
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 6500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4800
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 3500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4700
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Flights from Richmond to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Washington Dulles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 9000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 220
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
R$ 150 - R$ 220
Premium
R$ 1000 - R$ 1400
Flexi Coach Seat
R$ 230 - R$ 340
Business Seat
R$ 220 - R$ 310
Bus operators
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 14
Schedules at
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 13 - R$ 14
Schedules at
partnc.org
Megabus

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