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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Rio Grande by train, plane or bus

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Train to Newark, fly to Pelotas

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pelotas (PET)

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Train to Newark, fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly Philadelphia to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Train to New York JFK, fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Train to New York JFK, fly to Pelotas

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pelotas (PET)

Fly Philadelphia to Pelotas

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pelotas (PET)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ)
  3. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  4. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Train to Newark, fly to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ)
  3. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  4. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Philadelphia (PHL) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between Philadelphia (PHL) and Pelotas (PET) is around 19h 38m and covers a distance of around 8304 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 36m. The fastest flight normally takes 17h 40m. Services are operated by American Airlines, Azul, Southwest Airlines and others. Typically 50 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
14h 1m
Layover time:
5h 36m
Total time:
19h 38m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
17h 40m
Flight distance:
8304 km
Flights per week:
50
Cheapest price:
R$ 2000
Carbon emissions:
1683 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:21
Last flight departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia (PHL) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

United States → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Brazil land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited India, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from United States

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from United States

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from United States.

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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 Grande is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio Grande is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio Grande is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Yes, entry into United States from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 25 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Rio Grande is to train and fly and bus which costs $340 - $420 and takes 21h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Rio Grande is to train and fly which costs $430 - $1,500 and takes 20h 4m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Rio Grande is 8350 km.

It takes approximately 20h 4m to get from Philadelphia to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Pelotas Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Rio Grande is 1h ahead of Philadelphia. It is currently 5:58 PM in Philadelphia and 6:58 PM in Rio Grande.

United Airlines and Azul offer flights from Newark Airport to Pelotas Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $0 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 8349.8 km
  • Duration: 20h 4m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Rio Grande, Brazil?

American Airlines, Azul and six other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Rio Grande every 4 hours.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Newark to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from New York JFK to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 8500
Flights from New York JFK to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 5500
Flights from New York JFK to Pelotas via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
28h 16m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 9500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 5500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 5500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Atlanta, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 6500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Toronto, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Montreal, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via Miami, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 9500
Flights from Philadelphia to Pelotas via New York JFK, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 9000
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 8000
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 8000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 7500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Miami, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Orlando, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2005 - R$ 2015
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2005 - R$ 2015
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2005 - R$ 2015
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 54m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 10000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 12000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Montreal, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 12000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 13000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Orlando, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 8500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Boston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4440 - R$ 4460
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 4700
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6000
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Savannah, Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2005 - R$ 2015
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2005 - R$ 2015
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Washington Dulles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 49m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Orlando, Panama City
Ave. Duration
15h 24m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 9000
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
15h 39m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 9000
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Panama City
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 3900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 6000
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 5000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7500
Flights from Philadelphia to Porto Alegre via Montreal, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 7500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 80 - R$ 460
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
R$ 80 - R$ 240
Reserved Coach Seat
R$ 150 - R$ 460
Business Class Seat
R$ 250 - R$ 650
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 80 - R$ 480
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
R$ 80 - R$ 250
Reserved Coach Seat
R$ 150 - R$ 480
Business Class Seat
R$ 260 - R$ 650
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
R$ 140 - R$ 210
Premium
R$ 1000 - R$ 1500
Flexi Coach Seat
R$ 220 - R$ 320
Business Seat
R$ 200 - R$ 300
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 220
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
R$ 150 - R$ 220
Premium
R$ 1000 - R$ 1500
Flexi Coach Seat
R$ 230 - R$ 340
Business Seat
R$ 220 - R$ 310
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 750
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
R$ 120 - R$ 370
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
R$ 210 - R$ 700
Business Seat - Adult
R$ 230 - R$ 750
First Class - Child 2-12
R$ 380 - R$ 650
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
R$ 700 - R$ 1200
First Class - Adult
R$ 750 - R$ 1300
Bus operators
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 97
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Une Sul
Phone
55 54 4020 9928
Email
sac@unesul.com
Website
unesul.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 11 - R$ 170
Schedules at
unesul.com.br
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
viacaonordeste.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viacaonordeste.com.br

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