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There are 8 ways to get from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Bus via Varginha

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to Varginha
  2. Take the bus from Varginha to Río de Janeiro

Drive

  1. Drive from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to Campinas
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Ribeirao Preto, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to Ribeirão Preto
  2. Fly from Ribeirao Preto (RAO) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to São Paulo - Tietê
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to São Paulo - Tietê
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to Campinas
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro by bus

21 Weekly Buses
9h Average Duration
R$ 100 Cheapest Price
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Poços de Caldas → Rio de Janeiro
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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 de Janeiro is 136.

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

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs R$ 100 - R$ 150 and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs R$ 200 - R$ 2000 and takes 6h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station station and arriving at Rio de Janeiro. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Poços de Caldas and Rio de Janeiro is 369 km. The road distance is 472.3 km.

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The best way to get from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs R$ 100 - R$ 150.

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The bus from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro takes 9h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Viação Cometa, depart from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Sao Paulo Viracopos Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Viação Cometa, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro is 472 km. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro.

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Map of how to get from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 369.1 km
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Poços de Caldas, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Viação Cometa operates a bus from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro 3 times a day. Tickets cost R$ 100 - R$ 180 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 260 - R$ 3600
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 1600
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 1600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 2700
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 3300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1500
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 1700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 2800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 3100
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 3000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 340 - R$ 2800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 400 - R$ 2900
Voepass Linhas Aéreas
Website
voepass.com.br
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1500
Bus operators
Viação Cometa
Phone
0800-942-0030 / +55 4004-9600
Email
contato@viacaocometa.com.br
Website
viacaocometa.com.br
Bus from Pocos de Caldas Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 100 - R$ 180
SemiLeito Premium
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Cama
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Convencional
R$ 100 - R$ 140
Executivo
R$ 100 - R$ 150
Bus from Poços de Caldas to Campinas
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 80
Book at
viacaocometa.com.br
SemiLeito Premium
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Cama
R$ 80 - R$ 120
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Executivo
R$ 35 - R$ 55
Bus from Poços de Caldas to São Paulo - Tietê
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 90
Book at
viacaocometa.com.br
SemiLeito Premium
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Cama
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Convencional
R$ 60 - R$ 85
Executivo
R$ 60 - R$ 85
Expresso Gardenia
Phone
0300 313 2020
Website
expressogardenia.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas to Varginha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 65
Schedules at
expressogardenia.com.br
Book at
expressogardenia.com.br
Empresa Santa Cruz
Phone
+55 (53) 98158-1870
Email
contato@empresasantacruz.com.br
Website
empresasantacruz.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas Bus Station to Varginha Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 7 - R$ 70
Schedules at
empresasantacruz.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas Bus Station to Campinas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 16 - R$ 170
Schedules at
empresasantacruz.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas Bus Station to São Paulo Bus Station - Terminal Tietê
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 18 - R$ 190
Schedules at
empresasantacruz.com.br
Sampaio
Phone
+55 21 3907-3900 / +55 4020-0800
Email
faleconosco@viacaosampaio.com.br
Website
viacaosampaio.com.br
Bus from Varginha to Río de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 80 - R$ 170
Book at
viacaosampaio.com.br
Convencional
R$ 80 - R$ 110
Executivo
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 140
Rapido d'Oeste
Phone
+55 16 2102=-8700
Email
rodoviario@rapidodoeste.com.br
Website
rapidodoeste.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas to Ribeirão Preto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 72
Schedules at
rapidodoeste.com.br
Book at
rapidodoeste.clickbus.com.br

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