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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  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 100 - R$ 150

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Bus via Varginha  •  13h

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

R$ 114 - R$ 182

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro 472.3 km

R$ 270 - R$ 400

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  5h 42m

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

R$ 194 - R$ 1472

Bus to Ribeirao Preto, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  6h 54m

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

R$ 316 - R$ 741

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  7h 4m

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

R$ 339 - R$ 1991

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  7h 30m

  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) GRU - SDU

R$ 218 - R$ 990

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  8h 36m

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

R$ 263 - R$ 959

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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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 8h 50m.

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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$ 190 - R$ 1500 and takes 5h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Poços de Caldas and arriving at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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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 8h 50m and costs R$ 100 - R$ 150.

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The bus from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio takes 8h 50m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Viação Cometa, depart from Poços de Caldas 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 - Novo Rio 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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  • Distance: 369.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 50m

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

Viação Cometa operates a bus from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio twice daily. Tickets cost R$ 100 - R$ 150 and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 2100
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 340 - R$ 1300
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 2200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 200 - R$ 1200
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$ 270 - R$ 2100
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 1400
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 1400
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 1100
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 260 - R$ 3000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 950
Voepass Linhas Aéreas
Website
voepassaredo.com.br
Flights from Ribeirao Preto to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 340 - R$ 1300
Bus operators
Viação Cometa
Phone
0800-942-0030 / +55 4004-9600
Email
contato@viacaocometa.com.br
Website
viacaocometa.com.br
Bus from Poços de Caldas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 100 - R$ 150
Book at
viacaocometa.com.br
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 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 70
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 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 85
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 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 65
Schedules at
expressogardenia.com.br
Book at
expressogardenia.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 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 120
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 60
Schedules at
rapidodoeste.com.br
Book at
rapidodoeste.clickbus.com.br

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