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There are 7 ways to get from Melo to Rio de Janeiro by car, plane or bus

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Drive, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Melo to Bage
  2. Fly from Bage (BGX) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) BGX - SDU

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Drive, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  13h

  1. Drive from Melo to Bage
  2. Fly from Bage (BGX) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) BGX - GIG

Drive, bus  •  36h 50m

  1. Drive from Melo to Jaguarão
  2. Take the bus from Jaguarão to Pelotas
  3. Take the bus from Pelotas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Bus  •  41h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Melo to Treinta y Tres 8
  2. Take the bus from Treinta y Tres to Rio Branco
  3. Take the bus from Jaguarão to Porto Alegre
  4. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio

Bus via Chui  •  42h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Melo to José Pedro Varela 8
  2. Take the bus from José Pedro Varela to Chuy
  3. Take the bus from Chuy to Porto Alegre
  4. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio

Bus via Florianópolis  •  42h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Melo to José Pedro Varela 8
  2. Take the bus from José Pedro Varela to Chuy
  3. Take the bus from Chuí to Florianópolis
  4. Take the bus from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro

Drive  •  24h 49m

  1. Drive from Melo to Rio de Janeiro 2047.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Melo to Rio de Janeiro is to drive and bus which costs $130 - $150 and takes 36h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Melo to Rio de Janeiro is to drive and fly. Taking this option will cost $90 - $440 and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melo to Rio de Janeiro. However, there are services departing from Melo and arriving at Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio via José Pedro Varela, Chuy and Porto Alegre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 2m.

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The distance between Melo and Rio de Janeiro is 1508 km. The road distance is 2047.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melo to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via Chui which takes 42h 2m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Melo to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Melo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Nunez, depart from Melo station.

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There is no direct flight from Bage Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 35m and has one stopover.

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Melo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Penha, arrive at Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melo to Rio de Janeiro is 2048 km. It takes approximately 24h 49m to drive from Melo to Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Distance: 1507.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Melo to Rio de Janeiro via Treinta y Tres, Rio Branco, Jaguarão, and Porto Alegre in around 41h 10m.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 470 - R$ 2400
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 480 - R$ 2400
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2600
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2400
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 480 - R$ 2400
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Recife
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3700
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Navegantes, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2500
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2500
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2800
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2500
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 2100
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bage to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2400
Bus operators
Expresso Frederes
Phone
+55 51 3342-0410 / +55 51 3342-0233
Email
frederes@frederes.com.br
Website
frederes.com.br
Bus from Jaguarão to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 28 - R$ 35
Schedules at
frederes.com.br
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buscaonibus.com.br
Comum
R$ 28 - R$ 35
Semi Direto
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Bus from Jaguarão to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 160
Schedules at
frederes.com.br
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buscaonibus.com.br
Comum
R$ 70 - R$ 95
Semi Direto
R$ 85 - R$ 130
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Pelotas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 560 - R$ 590
Semi-Leito
R$ 470 - R$ 650
Convencional
R$ 560 - R$ 590
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 480 - R$ 510
Semi-Leito
R$ 410 - R$ 600
Convencional
R$ 480 - R$ 510
Bus from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 380
Semi-Leito
R$ 290 - R$ 410
Convencional
R$ 350 - R$ 380
Nunez
Phone
(+598) 2402 5363
Website
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Melo to Treinta y Tres
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Treinta y Tres to Rio Branco
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Melo to José Pedro Varela
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Melo to Treinta y Tres
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 150
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 200 - R$ 280
Regular
R$ 110 - R$ 150
Bus from Melo to José Pedro Varela
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 160
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 210 - R$ 290
Regular
R$ 120 - R$ 160
Bus from Chuy to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 230 - R$ 290
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 310 - R$ 440
Regular
R$ 230 - R$ 290
Tur-Este
Phone
+598 4452 3516
Email
tureste@adinet.com.uy
Website
tureste.com.uy
Bus from Treinta y Tres to Rio Branco
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 40
Schedules at
tureste.com.uy
Bus from José Pedro Varela to Chuy
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Schedules at
tureste.com.uy
TTL - Transporte Turismo
Phone
0800 645 9007
Email
fretamento@unesul.com.br
Website
ttl.com.br
Bus from Chuí to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 255
Book at
TTL - Transporte Turismo

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