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There are 6 ways to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus or car

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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

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Fly to Rio de Janeiro Jacarepagua  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro Jacarepagua (RRJ) IGU - RRJ

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  3h 1m

  1. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) IGU - GIG

Bus  •  26h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station Rio de Janeiro Bus Station - Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station / ...

Bus via Nova Iguaçu  •  30h

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Nova Iguaçu, RJ Foz do Iguacu

Drive  •  17h 2m

  1. Drive from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro 1496.8 km

Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) flights

172 Weekly Planes
5h 19m Average Duration
R$ 430 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs R$ 390 - R$ 700 and takes 26h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro is to fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 380 - R$ 1700 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro station. However, there are services departing from Foz do Iguaçu Airport - IGU and arriving at Rio de Janeiro Bus Station via Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 55m.

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The distance between Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) and Rio de Janeiro is 1184 km. The road distance is 1496.8 km.

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The best way to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 26h 55m and costs R$ 390 - R$ 700.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Viacao Nordeste, depart from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs R$ 400 - R$ 1300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 390 - R$ 700 and takes 26h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Viacao Nordeste, arrive at Rio de Janeiro Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 1184.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU), Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro hourly. Alternatively, Viacao Nordeste operates a bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost R$ 90 - R$ 390 and the journey takes 25h 30m. Auto Viação Catarinense also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2100
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2100
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2100
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2100
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2100
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 3000
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro Jacarepagua via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 330 - R$ 2000
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro Jacarepagua via Curitiba, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 2200
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro Jacarepagua via Brasilia, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 480 - R$ 2400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 1900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3300
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 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2400
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2400
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 2600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 2600
Bus operators
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 90 - R$ 390
Schedules at
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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
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 600
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Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 440 - R$ 600
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Nova Iguaçu, RJ
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 410 - R$ 550
Book at
Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 410 - R$ 550

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Yes, the driving distance between Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro is 1497 km. It takes approximately 17h 2m to drive from Foz do Iguacu Airport (IGU) 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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