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

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Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Bogota (BOG) SDU - BOG

$248 - $626

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Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Bogota (BOG) GIG - BOG

$182 - $552

3 alternative options

Bus via Santiago  •  4 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago to Chacalluta
  3. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Rumichaca
  4. Take the bus from Rumichaca, Ecuador to Bogotá

$764 - $921

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  6 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Bogotá Via Bogota

$346 - $490

Drive  •  4 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá 4858.9 miles

$800 - $1,200

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá is to fly which costs R$ 650 - R$ 2100 and takes 10 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá is to fly which costs R$ 900 - R$ 2400 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá. However, there are services departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Centro Memoria via Av. Cruzeiro Do Sul, 1801, R. Brig. Tobias, 300, Sao Paulo, Terminal de Transporte and Av. Rojas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 days 3 h.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Bogotá is 4541 km. The road distance is 7774.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá without a car is to bus which takes 4 days 18 h and costs R$ 2800 - R$ 3500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá bus services, operated by Expresso Do Sul, depart from Rio de Janeiro station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá is to fly which takes 8 h 54 min and costs R$ 900 - R$ 2400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 2800 - R$ 3500 and takes 4 days 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Bogota Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Bogotá station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá.
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  • Distance: 2838.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Bogotá, Colombia?

LATAM Chile, Avianca Brazil and three other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá via Santiago, Chacalluta, Cúcuta, Rumichaca, Rumichaca, Ecuador, and Bogotá in around 4 days 18 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Foz do Iguacu, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota via Santiago
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota via Salvador
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Bogota via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota via Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Bogota via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Bus operators
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago
Ave. Duration
39 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$130 - $170
LEITO
$160 - $200
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo - Tietê
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Executive
$26 - $40
Conventional
$27 - $35
Business
$30 - $45
First Class
$45 - $60

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Bogotá is 2 h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 2:53 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 11:53 PM in Bogotá.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá is 7774 km. It takes approximately 4 days 12 h to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Bogotá.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Avianca Brazil and LATAM Chile offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Bogota Airport.

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There are 1285+ hotels available in Bogotá. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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