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There are 6 ways to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande by plane, bus, ferry or car

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Fly to Pelotas, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Curitiba (CWB) to Pelotas (PET) CWB - PET
  2. Take the bus from Pelotas to Rio Grande

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Bus  •  20h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Curitiba to Pelotas

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Fly to Porto Alegre, bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Curitiba (CWB) to Porto Alegre (POA) CWB - POA
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Bus via Porto Alegre  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Curitiba to Mafra
  2. Take the bus from Mafra to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Bus, ferry  •  21h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Curitiba to Caxias do Sul
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to São José do Norte
  4. Take the ferry from São José do Norte to Rio Grande

Drive  •  13h 9m

  1. Drive from Curitiba to Rio Grande 1051.3 km
Curitiba → Rio Grande
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Yes, travel within Brazil is currently allowed.

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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 Grande is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio Grande is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio Grande is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande is to bus which costs R$ 35 - R$ 250 and takes 20h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs R$ 360 - R$ 1500 and takes 7h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Curitiba to Rio Grande. However, there are services departing from Curitiba and arriving at Rio Grande via Mafra and Porto Alegre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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The distance between Curitiba and Rio Grande is 785 km. The road distance is 1051.3 km.

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The best way to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande without a car is to bus via Porto Alegre which takes 12h 40m and costs R$ 270 - R$ 320.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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Curitiba to Rio Grande bus services, operated by Auto Viação Catarinense, depart from Curitiba station.

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There is no direct flight from Curitiba Airport to Pelotas Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Curitiba to Rio Grande bus services, operated by Planalto, arrive at Rio Grande station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Curitiba to Rio Grande is 1051 km. It takes approximately 13h 9m to drive from Curitiba to Rio Grande.

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Map of how to get from Curitiba to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 784.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Curitiba, Brazil and Rio Grande, Brazil?

You can take a bus from Curitiba to Rio Grande via Mafra and Porto Alegre in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Curitiba to Pelotas via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 240 - R$ 1500
Flights from Curitiba to Pelotas via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 330 - R$ 1800
Flights from Curitiba to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 370 - R$ 1500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Curitiba to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 2000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Curitiba to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2200
Bus operators
Expresso Embaixador
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br
Auto Viação Catarinense
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Mafra to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 180
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
R$ 150 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 170 - R$ 240
Bus from Curitiba to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 22 - R$ 230
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
R$ 200 - R$ 230
Semi-Leito
R$ 220 - R$ 310
bus
Bus from Curitiba to Caxias do Sul
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 169
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Expresso Palmares
Phone
+55 51 3342-4295
Email
contacto@expressopalmares.com.br
Website
expressopalmares.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to São José do Norte
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 107
Schedules at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
Book at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
Ferry operators
Transnorte RS
Phone
(53) 3032-1060
Email
atendimento@transnorters.com.br
Website
transnorters.com.br
Ferry from São José do Norte to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 5
Schedules at
transnorters.com.br

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Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul offer flights from Curitiba Airport to Pelotas Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Curitiba to Curitiba Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs R$ 117.

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