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There are 7 ways to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro by bus, plane 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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Bus to Montevideo, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Punta del Diablo to Montevideo Airport
  2. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) MVD - SDU

R$ 671 - R$ 2802

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Bus via Florianópolis  •  37h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Chuí to Florianópolis
  2. Take the bus from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 424 - R$ 428

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Bus to Pelotas, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  11h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Chuí to Pelotas
  2. Fly from Pelotas (PET) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) PET - SDU

R$ 671 - R$ 1085

Bus to Montevideo, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Punta del Diablo to Montevideo Airport
  2. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) MVD - GIG

R$ 786 - R$ 3821

Bus to Pelotas, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Chuí to Pelotas
  2. Fly from Pelotas (PET) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) PET - GIG

R$ 736 - R$ 1104

Bus  •  39h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Chuí to Pelotas
  2. Take the bus from Pelotas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio 0253

R$ 441 - R$ 575

Drive  •  25h 12m

  1. Drive from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro 2131.6 km

R$ 1600 - R$ 2500

Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro by bus and walk

The journey time between Punta del Diablo and Rio de Janeiro is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 2126 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by COT, Expresso Embaixador and Penha, the Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro service departs from Punta del Diablo and arrives in Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 2h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
R$ 441
Carbon emissions:
265 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:05
Last service departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro bus and walk schedules

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Last updated: June 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro is to bus via Florianópolis which costs $77 - $79 and takes 37h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro. However, there are services departing from Punta del Diablo and arriving at Rio de Janeiro via Chuí and Florianópolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 32m.

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The distance between Punta del Diablo and Rio de Janeiro is 1598 km. The road distance is 2131.6 km.

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The best way to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus via Florianópolis which takes 37h 32m and costs $77 - $79.

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It takes approximately 10h 30m to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by TTL - Transporte Turismo, depart from Chuí station.

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There is no direct flight from Montevideo Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Kaissara, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro is 2132 km. It takes approximately 25h 12m to drive from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro.

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Map of how to get from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 1597.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 30m

What companies run services between Punta del Diablo, Uruguay and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

You can take a bus from Punta del Diablo to Rio de Janeiro via Chuy, Chuí, and Florianópolis in around 37h 32m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3100
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3100
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1500
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 1300
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 1300
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 4100
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 650 - R$ 1500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1500
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1500
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Porto Alegre, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1500
Flights from Pelotas to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 1700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3400
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3400
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3200
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Montevideo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3700
Bus operators
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Punta del Diablo to Montevideo Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 110
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Expresso Embaixador
TTL - Transporte Turismo
Phone
0800 645 9007
Email
fretamento@unesul.com.br
Website
ttl.com.br
Bus from Chuí to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 255
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TTL - Transporte Turismo
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 155
Book at
Kaissara
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Pelotas to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 480
Book at
nspenha.com.br
Convencional
R$ 350 - R$ 400
Semi-Leito
R$ 400 - R$ 600

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