There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) IGU - SDU

$92 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus Pluma  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio Foz do Iguaçu

$45 - $90

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Metrô Rio  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal de Omnibus de Ciudad de Puerto Iguazú to Foz do Iguazú, Brazilian Falls, Brazil
  2. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) IGU - GIG
  3. Take the Metrô Rio from Vicente de Carvalho to Presidente Vargas

$88 - $323

Bus Gontijo  •  31 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Tanguá Foz do Iguaçu
  2. Take the bus from Tanguá to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio Sao Mateus / ...

$72 - $104

Drive  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro 936.6 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs $1800 - $3300 and takes 25 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $3400 - $16000 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Puerto Iguazú and Rio de Janeiro is 1193 km. The road distance is 1498.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 4 min and costs $2600 - $3900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $3400 - $16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1800 - $3300 and takes 25 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is 1499 km. It takes approximately 16 h 45 min to drive from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and LATAM Chile offer flights from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 3513+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 745.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Puerto Iguazú, Argentina and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and two other airlines fly from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro every 4 hours. Alternatively, Pluma operates a bus from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 24 h 50 min. Gontijo also services this route once a week.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Bus operators
Puerto Iguazú Local Bus
Bus from Terminal de Omnibus de Ciudad de Puerto Iguazú to Foz do Iguazú, Brazilian Falls, Brazil
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Pluma
Phone
08000 950 836
Email
sac@pluma.com.br
Website
pluma.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
pluma.com.br
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 00 44
Website
clickbus.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Tanguá
Ave. Duration
25 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Tanguá to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br

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