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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro by plane or train

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Fly Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 47m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) GVA - GIG

R$ 1567 - R$ 4509

Cheapest option

Fly Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  18h 35m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) GVA - SDU

R$ 1458 - R$ 4200

3 alternative options

Train to Lyon, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) LYS - GIG

R$ 2000 - R$ 5446

Train to Lyon, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  22h 21m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) LYS - SDU

R$ 1891 - R$ 5137

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  21h 3m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MXP - GIG

R$ 1761 - R$ 9162

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs SFr 250 - SFr 750 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs SFr 270 - SFr 800 and takes 16h 47m.

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The distance between Geneva and Rio de Janeiro is 9148 km.

It takes approximately 16h 47m to get from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 5m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Geneva. It is currently 5:28 AM in Geneva and 12:28 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Swiss, Lufthansa, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 1460+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 9147.6 km
  • Duration: 16h 47m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Air France, TAP Portugal and 10 other airlines fly from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 8500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4700
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 7000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 6000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Zurich, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 6000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 4900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 4900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4300
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4800
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4800
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4600
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4700
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 6000
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 4800
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4700
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 6000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 10000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9500
Flights from Lyon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 10000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 4900
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 300 - R$ 550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1000
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 220 - R$ 280
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
R$ 240 - R$ 280
1st Class
R$ 220 - R$ 260

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