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There are 7 ways to get from India to Rio de Janeiro by plane or bus

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Fly Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  23h 3m

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BLR - SDU

R$ 2876 - R$ 6590

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Fly Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  24h 48m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) DEL - GIG

R$ 2161 - R$ 5573

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Fly Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  24h 34m

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BLR - GIG

R$ 3391 - R$ 7609

Fly Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  24h 40m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BOM - SDU

R$ 4202 - R$ 5502

Fly Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  25h 51m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BOM - GIG

R$ 3617 - R$ 4921

Fly Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  25h 17m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MAA - SDU

R$ 3101 - R$ 7006

Fly Bengaluru to Sao Paulo, bus  •  28h 42m

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Sao Paulo (GRU) BLR - GRU
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 2983 - R$ 6837

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio de Janeiro is 136.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from India to Rio de Janeiro is to fly, which costs ₹28,000 - ₹75,000 and takes 24h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from India to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs ₹38,000 - ₹90,000 and takes 23h 3m.

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The distance between India and Rio de Janeiro is 14088 km.

It takes approximately 23h 3m to get from India to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bengaluru Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 8h 30m behind India. It is currently 2:58 PM in India and 6:28 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Bengaluru Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 4711+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from India to Bengaluru Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,200.

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Map of how to get from India to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 14088 km
  • Duration: 23h 3m

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

Qatar Airways, LATAM Chile and four other airlines fly from Bengaluru to Rio de Janeiro 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 6500
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9000
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 10000
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 9500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7000
Flights from Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 8500
Flights from Bengaluru to Sao Paulo via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 6500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 10000
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 8500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4900 - R$ 6000
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4900 - R$ 6000
Flights from Bengaluru to Sao Paulo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 9500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9000
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 9500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 8500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 8000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 8500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8500
Flights from Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 9000
Flights from Madras to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 8500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 21000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 10000
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 11000
Flights from Bengaluru to Sao Paulo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 9000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9500
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 9500
Flights from Mumbai to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bengaluru to Sao Paulo via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Bengaluru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
35h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 9500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Delhi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 8000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Sao Paulo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 7500
Bus operators
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 102
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 190
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 140 - R$ 190
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 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50
Book at
Kaissara

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