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There are 5 ways to get from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus or train

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Fly Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  24h 1m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) CHC - GIG

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Fly Christchurch to Santa Ynez, bus  •  31h 24m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Santa Ynez (IZA) CHC - IZA
  2. Take the bus from Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

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Fly Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  22h 50m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) CHC - SDU

Train to Blenheim, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  31h 45m

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Blenheim
  2. Fly from Blenheim (BHE) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BHE - GIG

Fly Christchurch to Sao Paulo, bus  •  29h 28m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Sao Paulo (GRU) CHC - GRU
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

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The cost-effective way to get from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro is to fly and bus, which costs $600 - $2,100 and takes 31h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $3,000 - $12,000 and takes 22h 50m.

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The distance between Christchurch and Rio de Janeiro is 11772 km.

It takes approximately 24h 1m to get from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Christchurch Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 16h behind Christchurch. It is currently 6:40 AM in Christchurch and 2:40 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Christchurch Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao 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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The best way to get from Christchurch to Christchurch Airport is to line 29 bus which takes 30 min and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 11772 km
  • Duration: 24h 1m

What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Jetstar, LATAM Chile and four other airlines fly from Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Nelson, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
21h 27m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Auckland, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9500
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Nelson, Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Ezeiza, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
35h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Tauranga, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 11000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 12000
Flights from Christchurch to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Nelson, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Blenheim to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Blenheim to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Wellington, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Tauranga, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 26000 - R$ 220000
Flights from Christchurch to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 10000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Christchurch to Santa Ynez via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
24h 47m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Blenheim to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Blenheim to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Train operators
KiwiRail - Coastal Pacific
Phone
+64 4495 0775
Website
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Train from Christchurch to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 240 - R$ 550
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
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
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Convencional
R$ 130 - R$ 180

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