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There are 7 ways to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus or car

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Fly Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station

Bus to Foz do Iguacu, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Iguazú Terminal de Omnibus to Foz do Iguazú - Brazilian Falls
  2. Fly from Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Bus to Cascavel, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Cascavel
  2. Fly from Cascavel (CAC) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Bus to Cascavel, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Cascavel
  2. Fly from Cascavel (CAC) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Bus via Foz do Iguazú, Brazilian Falls, Brazil

  1. Take the bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Niterói, RJ

Drive

  1. Drive from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro

Foz do Iguacu (IGU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) flights

The flight time between Foz do Iguacu (IGU) and Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) is around 5h 31m and covers a distance of around 1186 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 28m. Services are operated by LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul. Typically 146 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

146 Weekly Planes
5h 31m Average Duration
R$ 491 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs $10000 - $17000 and takes 25h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $14000 - $65000 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro. However, there are services departing from Puerto Iguazú Terminal de Omnibus and arriving at Rio de Janeiro via Foz do Iguazú, Brazilian Falls, Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu and Niterói, RJ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 2m.

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It is 1193 km from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro. It is approximately 1500.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via Foz do Iguazú, Brazilian Falls, Brazil which takes 32h 2m and costs $11000 - $19000.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Auto Viação Catarinense, depart from Foz do Iguaçu station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs $13000 - $42000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10000 - $17000 and takes 25h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Foz do Iguacu Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Auto Viação Catarinense, arrive at Niterói, RJ station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 1193.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul fly from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro hourly. Alternatively, Viacao Nordeste operates a bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost R$ 45 - R$ 360 and the journey takes 25h 30m. Auto Viação Catarinense also services this route once daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 4900
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 4900
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 2800
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 3700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 3600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 3600
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 4200
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 4200
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 4700
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Navegantes
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 4700
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 4700
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 5500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Navegantes, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Foz do Iguacu to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 4100
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 2400
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 2400
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 2400
Flights from Cascavel to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 3800
Bus operators
Rio Uruguay
Phone
+54 0376 4596700
Email
info@riouruguaybus.com.ar
Website
riouruguaybus.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú Terminal de Omnibus to Foz do Iguazú - Brazilian Falls
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 1 - R$ 5
Schedules at
riouruguaybus.com.ar
Book at
riouruguaybus.plataforma10.com.ar
Semi Bed
R$ 1 - R$ 2
Bed
R$ 2
Premium
R$ 1
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Cascavel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 55
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Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 600
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Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 440 - R$ 600
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Niterói, RJ
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 600
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Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 430 - R$ 600
Rode Rotas
Phone
+55 (34) 3256-9666 / +55 0800 940 8090
Email
atendimento@viajerotas.com.br
Website
roderotas.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
roderotas.com
Une Sul
Phone
55 54 4020 9928
Email
sac@unesul.com
Website
unesul.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
unesul.com.br
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 360
Schedules at
facebook.com
Princesa Dos Campos
Phone
0800 42 1000 / 0300 31 33-667
Email
atendimento@princesadoscampos.com.br
Website
princesadoscampos.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Cascavel
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 60
Schedules at
princesadoscampos.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Cattani Sul
Eucatur
Phone
0800 69 0800 / +55 69 3416-3700
Website
eucatur.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Convencional
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Leito
R$ 60 - R$ 80
Executivo
R$ 30 - R$ 45
São José Turismo
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Viação Garcia
Phone
+55 43 98416-0013 / 0800-400-7090
Email
contato@viacaogarcia.com
Website
viacaogarcia.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu to Cascavel
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 85
Book at
redeastor.viacaogarcia.com.br
Executivo
R$ 60 - R$ 85
Cabine Cama
R$ 140 - R$ 200
Leito
R$ 80 - R$ 100
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Expresso Maringá
Reunidas
Phone
+55 49 3561-5500 / 0800 49 6161
Website
reunidas.com.br
Bus from Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station to Cascavel Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 45 - R$ 85
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 85
Comum
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Semidireto
R$ 50 - R$ 60

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro is 1500 km. It takes approximately 17h 3m to drive from Puerto Iguazú to Rio de Janeiro.

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

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