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There are 6 ways to get from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Barbacena  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ouro Preto to Barbacena
  2. Take the bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 140 - R$ 183

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 145

Bus #2  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Saramenha to Vicosa
  2. Take the bus from Vicosa to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 157 - R$ 296

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro 393.1 km

R$ 220 - R$ 330

Bus, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Ouro Preto to Belo Horizonte
  2. Fly from Belo Horizonte Confins (CNF) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) CNF - SDU

R$ 257 - R$ 1177

Bus, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Ouro Preto to Belo Horizonte
  2. Fly from Belo Horizonte Confins (CNF) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) CNF - GIG

R$ 362 - R$ 1196

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The cheapest way to get from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs R$ 145 and takes 7h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro is to drive which takes 5h and costs R$ 220 - R$ 330.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ouro Preto and arriving at Rio de Janeiro. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Ouro Preto and Rio de Janeiro is 281 km. The road distance is 393.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via Barbacena which takes 7h 12m and costs R$ 140 - R$ 190.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Atual, depart from Ouro Preto station.

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The quickest flight from Belo Horizonte Confins Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Util, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro is 393 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Distance: 281.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 12m

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

You can take a bus from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro via Barbacena in around 7h 12m.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Belo Horizonte Confins to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 230 - R$ 1000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Belo Horizonte Confins to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 100 - R$ 750
Flights from Belo Horizonte Confins to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Belo Horizonte Confins to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1400
Bus operators
Atual
Phone
+55 (31) 3479-4300 / 3479-4300
Email
sac@gruposaritur.com.br
Website
ciaatual.com.br
Bus from Ouro Preto to Barbacena
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 55
Schedules at
viacaoatual.com.br
Util
Phone
0800 886 1000 / 0800 883 8830
Email
faleconosco@util.com.br
Website
util.com.br
Bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 99
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Util
Bus from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 145
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Util
Grupo Paraibuna
Phone
+55 32 2101-3333 / 0800 880 2006
Email
rp@paraibunatransportes.com.br
Website
paraibunatransportes.com.br
Bus from Barbacena to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 126
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Passaro Verde
Phone
0800 033 7575 / +55 31 3073-7575
Website
passaroverde.com.br
Bus from Saramenha to Vicosa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 80
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Bus from Ouro Preto to Belo Horizonte
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 45
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Empresa Unida
Phone
+55 32 2101-7200 / 0800 880 2006
Email
unida@empresaunida.com.br
Website
webrodoviaria.com.br
Bus from Vicosa to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 220
Schedules at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Convencional
R$ 130 - R$ 220

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