Travel from Spain to Brazil is: Partially open. See details.

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro by plane

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  14h 10m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MAD - GIG

R$ 1167 - R$ 1879

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  15h 39m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MAD - SDU

R$ 1252 - R$ 2260

Spain → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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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 Spain

  • 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 Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Spain.

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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.

Yes, entry into Spain from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 7 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro is to fly, which costs 170€ - 290€ and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs 170€ - 290€ and takes 14h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Rio de Janeiro is 8140 km.

It takes approximately 14h 10m to get from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 35m.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Madrid. It is currently 9:44 PM in Madrid and 4:44 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Iberia, LATAM Chile, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 1160+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 8140 km
  • Duration: 14h 10m

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

Iberia, TAP Portugal and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro every 4 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 8000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 2900
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 3000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 3000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 6000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 3000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 4900
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 6000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 3000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 7500
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 4900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 8000
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 2900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 3600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 5000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 3700

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