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There are 7 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande by plane or bus

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Fly Newark to Porto Alegre, bus

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

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Fly New York JFK to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

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Fly New York JFK to Pelotas

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pelotas (PET)

Fly New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ)
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly Newark to Pelotas

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pelotas (PET)

Fly Newark to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ)
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly New York JFK to Passo Fundo, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Passo Fundo (PFB)
  2. Take the bus from Passo Fundo to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

New York JFK (JFK) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between New York JFK (JFK) and Pelotas (PET) is around 19h 13m and covers a distance of around 8343 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 44m. The fastest flight normally takes 16h 5m. Services are operated by LATAM Chile, Azul, JetBlue Airways and others. Typically 16 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:
13h 28m
Layover time:
5h 44m
Total time:
19h 13m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
16h 5m
Flight distance:
8343 km
Flights per week:
16
Cheapest price:
R$ 1815
Carbon emissions:
1691 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:00
Last flight departs at:
18:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK (JFK) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

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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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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: 11 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $350 - $360 and takes 23h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande is to fly which costs $420 - $1,100 and takes 21h 6m.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Rio Grande is 8401 km.

It takes approximately 23h 53m to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Porto Alegre Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 25m and has one stopover.

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Rio Grande is 1h ahead of Port Authority Bus Terminal. It is currently 8:01 PM in Port Authority Bus Terminal and 9:01 PM in Rio Grande.

Delta, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Porto Alegre Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 8400.7 km
  • Duration: 23h 53m

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Rio Grande, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Azul and two other airlines fly from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Rio Grande twice daily.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
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 and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from New York JFK to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 8000
Flights from New York JFK to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
21h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 5500
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
19h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - 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$ 3400 - R$ 8000
Flights from Newark to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 4900
Flights from Newark to Pelotas via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 4900
Flights from Newark to Pelotas via Toronto, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Pelotas via Miami, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 54m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 8500
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 7500
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 7500
Flights from New York JFK to Passo Fundo via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
19h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 4900
Flights from New York JFK to Passo Fundo via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 5000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
19h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 6500
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1975 - R$ 1985
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$ 1975 - R$ 1985
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$ 1975 - R$ 1985
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9000
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from New York JFK to Caxias Do Sul via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
27h 59m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9500
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Newark to Caxias Do Sul via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 12000
Flights from New York JFK to Passo Fundo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York JFK to Passo Fundo via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from New York JFK to Passo Fundo via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 9500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 54m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4370 - R$ 4390
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Orlando, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4370 - R$ 4390
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4400
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 5000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 4800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1975 - R$ 1985
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$ 1975 - R$ 1985
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7000
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Montreal, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 7000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Porto Alegre via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2600
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Porto Alegre via Panama City
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3900
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
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book 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
Bus from Passo Fundo to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 116
Book 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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