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

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  17h 36m

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MLA - SDU

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 32m

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MLA - GIG
Malta → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Malta

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Malta
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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 Malta

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Malta
  • 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 Malta

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 Malta.

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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 Malta 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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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs €500 - €1100 and takes 17h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs €600 - €1000 and takes 16h 32m.

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The distance between Malta and Rio de Janeiro is 8910 km.

It takes approximately 17h 36m to get from Malta to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 40m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 5h behind Malta. It is currently 9:05 PM in Malta and 4:05 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Ryanair, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont 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 Malta to Malta Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs €22 - €26.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 8910.3 km
  • Duration: 17h 36m

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

Alitalia, Azul and nine other airlines fly from Qormi to Rio de Janeiro hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 22000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9000 - R$ 17000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 22000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 19000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 12000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 19000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 15000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 12000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 19000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 11000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 19000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 15000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 11000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 12000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 24000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 13000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 12000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Malta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 24000

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