There are 6 ways to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro by plane, subway, bus 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  •  3 h 10 min

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

$107 - $437

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Bus Pluma  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

$50 - $75

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Metrô Rio  •  4 h 20 min

  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

$103 - $338

Bus Sol Del Paraguay  •  17 h 7 min

  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

$61 - $98

Bus Gontijo  •  28 h 33 min

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

$78 - $107

Drive  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro 930.7 miles

$150 - $230

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ciudad del Este and arriving at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 26 h.

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The distance between Foz do Iguaçu and Rio de Janeiro is 1193 km. The road distance is 1489.1 km.

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The best way to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Sol Del Paraguay, depart from Ciudad del Este station.

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The best way to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 7 min.

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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 1 h 50 min.

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Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Brasileiro, arrive at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro is 1489 km. It takes approximately 16 h 35 min to drive from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro.

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

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Map of how to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 745.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and two other airlines fly from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro via São Paulo - Tietê and São Paulo – Tietê in around 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
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
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Convencional
$45 - $65
Pluma
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 00 44
Website
clickbus.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Tanguá
Ave. Duration
25 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Tanguá to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br

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There are 3496+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Foz do Iguaçu to Foz do Iguacu Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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