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

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 Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  17h 40m

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BJX - SDU

R$ 1113 - R$ 3519

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Fly Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  17h 51m

  1. Fly from Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BJX - GIG

R$ 1228 - R$ 4138

Bus to Aguascalientes, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from León to Aguascalientes
  2. Fly from Aguascalientes (AGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) AGU - SDU

R$ 1315 - R$ 4176

Bus to Aguascalientes, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the bus from León to Aguascalientes
  2. Fly from Aguascalientes (AGU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) AGU - GIG

R$ 1530 - R$ 4795

Bus to San Luis Potosi, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  20h 49m

  1. Take the bus from León to San Luis Potosí
  2. Fly from San Luis Potosi (SLP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) SLP - GIG

R$ 1813 - R$ 5659

Bus to Mexico City, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  18h 4m

  1. Take the bus from León to Mexico Central Norte
  2. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MEX - SDU

R$ 1539 - R$ 9729

Bus to Queretaro, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  22h 38m

  1. Take the bus from León to Querétaro
  2. Fly from Queretaro (QRO) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) QRO - GIG

R$ 1706 - R$ 5880

Mexico → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Mexico

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Brazil land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited United Kingdom and South Africa in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Mexico

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Mexico

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Mexico.

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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 de Janeiro is 136.

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

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Mexico from Brazil.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from León to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $4100 - $14000 and takes 17h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from León to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $4900 - $16000 and takes 17h 15m.

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The distance between León and Rio de Janeiro is 8008 km.

It takes approximately 17h 40m to get from León to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 35m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 2h ahead of León. It is currently 12:47 AM in León and 2:47 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Viva Aerobus, Azul, American Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Leon/Guanajuato Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 1158+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from León to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $50 - $70.

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Map of how to get from León to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 8007.9 km
  • Duration: 17h 40m

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

Aeroméxico, Gol Transportes Aéreos and six other airlines fly from León to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3500
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 3700
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Lima, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4100
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4200
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4000
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4600
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lima, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Goiania
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 12000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Miami
Ave. Duration
23h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
23h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 8000
Flights from Queretaro to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Queretaro to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4300
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4600
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4900
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Queretaro to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 5500
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 5500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 5500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 6000
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Queretaro to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 6000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4300
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cancun, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4100
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5000
Flights from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4600
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 7500
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 10000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Aguascalientes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 6500
Flights from San Luis Potosi to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Leon/Guanajuato to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Mexico City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 5500
Bus operators
ETN
Phone
800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from León to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
R$ 60 - R$ 95
Regular
R$ 70 - R$ 110
Bus from León to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 230
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
R$ 130 - R$ 200
Regular
R$ 150 - R$ 230
Bus from León to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 75 - R$ 350
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
R$ 75 - R$ 120
Regular
R$ 85 - R$ 130
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 80
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 75 - R$ 110
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Leon to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 190
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 75 - R$ 100
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from León to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 100
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from León to Mexico City North
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 169
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx

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