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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Train to Bendigo, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
  2. Fly from Bendigo (BXG) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Fly Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Avalon, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Train to Albury, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Bus to Avalon, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly Melbourne to Sao Paulo, bus

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

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sao Paulo, bus

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sao Paulo (GRU)
  3. Take the bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $1,700 - $3,300 and takes 25h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $1,600 - $3,500 and takes 25h 31m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Rio de Janeiro is 13210 km.

It takes approximately 25h 31m to get from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Rio de Janeiro is 13h behind Melbourne. It is currently 10:27 PM in Melbourne and 9:27 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Sky Airline, Air New Zealand, Jetstar and two other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 706+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 13209.5 km
  • Duration: 25h 31m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Qantas, LATAM Chile and five other airlines fly from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro every 3 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Canberra, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Adelaide, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Brisbane, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Wellington, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 19000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 18000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 12m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 16000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Bendigo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Bendigo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 13000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 12000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Canberra, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 12000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Adelaide, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 12000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Avalon to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 18000
Flights from Avalon to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 17000
Flights from Avalon to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 19000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 18000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 18000
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Adelaide, Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 16000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 22000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sydney, Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 11000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Melbourne to Sao Paulo via Sydney, Santiago, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 12000 - R$ 30000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 9500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Avalon to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 21000
Flights from Albury to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Bendigo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Train operators
V/Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 170
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
R$ 120 - R$ 170
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 95
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
R$ 70 - R$ 95
NSW TrainLink XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Albury Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 600
Website
XPT
Economy
R$ 120 - R$ 160
First
R$ 160 - R$ 220
Sleeper
R$ 500 - R$ 600
Bus operators
SkyBus
Phone
+61 (0)3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 85
Website
Skybus
Book at
Skybus
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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