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There are 5 ways to get from Macon to Rio de Janeiro by bus or plane

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Bus to Atlanta, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Macon to Atlanta Arpt
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) ATL - GIG

R$ 1599 - R$ 5637

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Bus to Atlanta, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Macon to Atlanta Arpt
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) ATL - SDU

R$ 1384 - R$ 4718

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Bus to Albany Dougherty County, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  18h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Macon to Albany
  2. Fly from Albany Dougherty County (ABY) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) ABY - GIG

R$ 1386 - R$ 4443

Bus to Valdosta, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  21h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Macon to Valdosta
  2. Fly from Valdosta (VLD) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) VLD - GIG

R$ 1414 - R$ 4583

Bus, bus to Columbus Metropolitan, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Macon to Atlanta Arpt
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation - Columbus
  3. Fly from Columbus Metropolitan (CSG) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) CSG - GIG

R$ 3273 - R$ 11421

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The cheapest way to get from Macon to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Macon to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $290 - $1,100 and takes 13h 52m.

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The distance between Macon and Rio de Janeiro is 7539 km.

It takes approximately 13h 52m to get from Macon to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 26m.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of Macon. It is currently 4:23 PM in Macon and 5:23 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

LATAM Chile, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao 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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Map of how to get from Macon to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 7538.9 km
  • Duration: 13h 52m

What companies run services between Macon, GA, USA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

There is no direct connection from Macon to Rio de Janeiro. However, you can take the bus to Atlanta Arpt, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, take the walk to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 1455, then take the line 2101 bus to Rio de Janeiro. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Atlanta Arpt, take the walk to Atlanta airport, then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4700
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5500
Flights from Albany Dougherty County to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4200
Flights from Albany Dougherty County to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4300
Flights from Valdosta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4300
Flights from Valdosta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4300
Flights from Columbus Metropolitan to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 11000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 38m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4200
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4600
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 5500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Macon to Atlanta Arpt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 80 - R$ 120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
R$ 80 - R$ 120
Flexible
R$ 180 - R$ 260
Bus from Macon to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Flexible
R$ 190 - R$ 280
Bus from Macon to Valdosta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
R$ 110 - R$ 170
Flexible
R$ 220 - R$ 320
Groome Transportation
Phone
(706) 324-3939
Email
columbusoffice@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation - Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 219
Schedules at
groometransportation.com

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