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There are 7 ways to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro by plane, subway, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) IGU - SDU

R$ 344 - R$ 1604

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Bus, train  •  22h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo to Campo Grande
  3. Take the train from Campo Grande to Central do Brasil

R$ 243 - R$ 360

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Metrô Rio  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) IGU - GIG
  2. Take the Metrô Rio from Vicente de Carvalho to Presidente Vargas

R$ 339 - R$ 1209

Bus via São Paulo  •  21h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to São Paulo – Tietê Asunción/São Paulo
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio São Paulo – Tietê

R$ 245 - R$ 365

Bus  •  25h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Resende Foz do Iguaçu
  2. Take the bus from Resende to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio Rio-Resende / ...

R$ 277 - R$ 385

Bus #2  •  27h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro – Novo Rio Foz do Iguaçu

R$ 270 - R$ 650

Drive  •  16h 47m

  1. Drive from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro 930.8 miles

R$ 550 - R$ 850

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The cheapest way to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and train which costs $65 - $100 and takes 22h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $90 - $440 and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Foz do Iguaçu and arriving at Rio de Janeiro – Novo Rio. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27h 35m.

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The distance between Ciudad del Este and Rio de Janeiro is 1194 km. The road distance is 1489.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via São Paulo which takes 21h 41m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by NSA, depart from Ciudad del Este station.

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The best way to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs $90 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus via São Paulo, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 21h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by 1001, arrive at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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Map of how to get from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 746.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Ciudad del Este, Paraguay and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Azul and two other airlines fly from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro via São Paulo – Tietê in around 21h 41m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 2000
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 2000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 470 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 470 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 470 - R$ 1900
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 3400
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 3400
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1900
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 410 - R$ 1800
Train operators
Supervia
Phone
08007269494
Email
superviafone@supervia.com.br
Website
supervia.com.br
Train from Campo Grande to Central do Brasil
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 3 - R$ 5
Schedules at
supervia.com.br
Bus operators
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from Ciudad del Este to São Paulo – Tietê
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 230
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Book at
nsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Regular
R$ 150 - R$ 230
Executive
R$ 200 - R$ 280
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Schedules at
autoviacao1001.com.br
Convencional
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Executivo
R$ 100 - R$ 120
Semi Leito
R$ 115 - R$ 125
Leito Cama
R$ 180 - R$ 220
Bus from São Paulo to Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 90 - R$ 130
Schedules at
autoviacao1001.com.br
Convencional
R$ 90 - R$ 130
Executivo
R$ 95 - R$ 110
Semi Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 120
Leito Cama
R$ 160 - R$ 200
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 120
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 128
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 00 44
Website
clickbus.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 130
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 95 - R$ 130
Executivo
R$ 95 - R$ 120
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Resende
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 240 - R$ 320
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 240 - R$ 320
Executivo
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Bus from Resende to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 70
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Executivo
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 360
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 270 - R$ 350
Executivo
R$ 280 - R$ 360
Sampaio
Phone
+55 21 3907-3900 / +55 4020-0800
Email
faleconosco@viacaosampaio.com.br
Website
viacaosampaio.com.br
Bus from Resende to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 29 - R$ 40
Schedules at
viacaosampaio.com.br
Book at
sampaio.clickbus.com.br
Andorinha
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro – Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 650
Schedules at
catarinense.com.br
Book at
vendas.jcaholding.com.br
Convencional
R$ 270 - R$ 380
Semi Leito
R$ 300 - R$ 380
Leito
R$ 470 - R$ 650

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of Ciudad del Este. It is currently 2:56 AM in Ciudad del Este and 3:56 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Yes, the driving distance between Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro is 1489 km. It takes approximately 16h 47m to drive from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul offer flights from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 3585+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 146 per night.

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The best way to get from Ciudad del Este to Foz do Iguacu Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 25m and costs $1.

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