There are 5 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro by train, 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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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  17h

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) AMS - GIG

R$ 1454 - R$ 6816

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  18h 34m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) AMS - SDU

R$ 1845 - R$ 3307

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) DUS - GIG

Train, bus, train to Bremen, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
  4. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BRE - GIG

R$ 1702 - R$ 6025

Train, train to Muenster, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Enschede
  3. Take the train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  4. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) FMO - GIG

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro is to train and fly which costs 240€ - 1200€ and takes 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro is to train and fly which costs 240€ - 1200€ and takes 17h.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Rio de Janeiro is 9686 km.

It takes approximately 17h to get from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 45m.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Leeuwarden. It is currently 9:43 PM in Leeuwarden and 4:43 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 2169+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 9686.4 km
  • Duration: 17h

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

There is no direct connection from Leeuwarden to Rio de Janeiro. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, take the walk to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2, take the bus to Vicente de Carvalho, take the walk to Vicente de Carvalho, then take the Metrô Rio to Rio de Janeiro. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 5500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 8000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 14000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 9000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 8000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Porto
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 11000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 14000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 9000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Zurich, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 8000
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9000
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9500
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 9500
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 5500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 14000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 8500
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 9000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris CDG, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 6500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 10000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 6000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 6000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 4500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 13000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 4900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 4800
Flights from Muenster to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Zurich, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 8000
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 310
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
R$ 140 - R$ 190
1st Class
R$ 240 - R$ 310
Train from Leeuwarden to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 75 - R$ 180
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
R$ 75 - R$ 110
1st Class
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 160
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
R$ 70 - R$ 100
1st Class
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 65 - R$ 150
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
R$ 65 - R$ 95
1st Class
R$ 110 - R$ 150
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 75
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 250 - R$ 350
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 90 - R$ 130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 65 - R$ 95
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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