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There are 3 ways to get from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro by plane or bus

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly to Cabo Frio, bus

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Cabo Frio (CFB)
  2. Take the bus from São Pedro da Aldeia, RJ to Rio de Janeiro
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International entry into Brazil from Portugal

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

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Portugal

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Portugal.

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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, returning to Portugal from Brazil is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs €470 - €1200 and takes 14h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro is to fly. Taking this option will cost €410 - €1900 and takes 13h 12m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro is 7715 km.

It takes approximately 13h 12m to get from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 55m.

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Rio de Janeiro is 4h behind Lisbon. It is currently 5:35 PM in Lisbon and 1:35 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal and Azul offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs €4.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 7715.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 12m

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

TAP Portugal, Azul and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro every 2 hours.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 14000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Natal, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Fortaleza, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Recife, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Belem, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Salvador, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Fortaleza, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Natal, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Flights from Lisbon to Cabo Frio via Salvador, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4900 - R$ 20000
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4900 - R$ 20000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 16000
Bus operators
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Pedro da Aldeia, RJ to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 65
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1001
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 45 - R$ 65

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