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

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Fly Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Fly Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Madivaru (LMV) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

3 alternative options

Fly Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Male to Sao Paulo, bus

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Sao Paulo (GRU)
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Male (MLE) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) flights

The flight time between Male (MLE) and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) is around 27h 35m and covers a distance of around 12928 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 7m. Services are operated by Emirates, Flydubai, Qatar Airways and others. Typically 57 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

57 Weekly Planes
27h 35m Average Duration
R$ 6347 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Brazil due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

International flights leaving Maldives are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Maldives

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Brazil. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Brazil, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $800 - $1,300 and takes 24h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $800 - $1,300 and takes 24h 10m.

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It is approximately 12922 km to get from Maldives to Rio de Janeiro.

It takes approximately 26h 56m to get from Maldives to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Male Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 45m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 8h behind Maldives. It is currently 3:31 PM in Maldives and 7:31 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

LATAM Chile, Iberia, Neos and three other airlines offer flights from Male Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 703+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Maldives to Male Airport is to ferry which takes 5 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Maldives to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 12922.4 km
  • Duration: 26h 56m

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

Emirates, Flydubai and five other airlines fly from Malé to Rio de Janeiro every 4 hours.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 24722
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 24722
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dubai, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 25000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Hanimaadhoo, Trivandrum, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Hanimaadhoo, Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Dubai, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Hyderabad, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 14000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 14000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Muscat, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 25000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 13449
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 22000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 13449
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Madrid
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 25000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 15000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Madrid
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
35h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 15000
Flights from Gan Island to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 22000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Doha, Madrid
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 25000
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 32000
Flights from Madivaru to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Doha, Madrid
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 16000 - R$ 27000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 24000
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Rome
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Male to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Rome, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 25000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 16000 - R$ 27000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 9000 - R$ 32000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 17000 - R$ 60000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Male to Sao Paulo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 15000 - R$ 33000
Bus operators
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Convencional
R$ 130 - R$ 180

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