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There are 5 ways to get from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Itaboraí  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Manilha
  2. Take the bus from Manilha to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 43 - R$ 62

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Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 35 - R$ 55

3 alternative options

Bus via Cachoeiras de Macacu  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Cachoeiras de Macacu
  2. Take the bus from Cachoeiras de Macacu to Manilha
  3. Take the bus from Manilha to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 44 - R$ 70

Taxi  •  1h 56m

  1. Take a taxi from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro 135.9 km

R$ 500 - R$ 650

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro 135.9 km

R$ 75 - R$ 120

Nova Friburgo → Rio de Janeiro
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The cheapest way to get from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs R$ 35 - R$ 55 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro is to taxi which costs R$ 500 - R$ 650 and takes 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nova Friburgo - Sul and arriving at Rio de Janeiro. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Nova Friburgo and Rio de Janeiro is 96 km. The road distance is 135.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via Itaboraí which takes 2h 41m and costs R$ 40 - R$ 65.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by 1001, depart from Nova Friburgo - Sul station.

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Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by 1001, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro is 136 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Distance: 96.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro via Manilha in around 2h 41m.

Bus operators
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Manilha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 40
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1001
Convencional
R$ 30 - R$ 40
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 30 - R$ 40
Bus from Manilha to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 13 - R$ 22
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 16 - R$ 22
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 13 - R$ 18
Bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 55
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 35 - R$ 55
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Bus from Nova Friburgo - Sul to Cachoeiras de Macacu
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 13 - R$ 22
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 16 - R$ 22
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 13 - R$ 17
Bus from Cachoeiras de Macacu to Manilha
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 18 - R$ 27
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 20 - R$ 27
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 18 - R$ 24
Other operators
Taxi from Nova Friburgo to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 650
Taxi Olaria
Phone
+55 (22) 99805-3152
Website
taxi-olaria.negocio.site
Táxi Nova Friburgo Ricardo Campelo
Phone
+55 (22) 99973-3302
Website
taxi-ricardo-campelo-nova-friburgo.business.site
SERRA TÁXI DE NOVA FRIBURGO
Phone
+55 (22) 99961 7059
Website
serrataxifriburgo.com.br

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