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There are 9 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva by plane, car ferry, car, taxi or bus

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Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Seguro, car ferry, drive

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Porto Seguro (BPS)
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
  3. Drive from Arraial D'Ajuda to Caraiva

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Bus, car ferry via Posto da Mata

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro Bus Station to Posto Da Mata BR-418
  2. Take the bus from Posto Da Mata BR-418 to Porto Seguro Bus Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
  4. Take the bus from Balsas para Porto Seguro to Caraíva

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Seguro, car ferry, drive

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Porto Seguro (BPS)
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
  3. Drive from Arraial D'Ajuda to Caraiva

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Teixeira de Freitas, taxi

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Teixeira de Freitas (TXF)
  2. Take a taxi from Teixeira de Freitas to Caraiva

Bus to Cabo Frio, fly to Porto Seguro, car ferry, drive

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Pedro da Aldeia
  2. Fly from Cabo Frio (CFB) to Porto Seguro (BPS)
  3. Take the car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
  4. Drive from Arraial D'Ajuda to Caraiva

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Itamaraju
  2. Take a taxi from Itamaraju to Caraiva

Bus, taxi via Rio de Janeiro

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Itamaraju
  2. Take a taxi from Itamaraju to Caraiva

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Porto Seguro
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
  3. Take the bus from Balsas para Porto Seguro to Caraíva

Drive

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva
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Yes, travel within Brazil is currently allowed.

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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 Caraiva is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Caraiva is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Caraiva is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Last updated: 6 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva is to bus and car ferry which costs R$ 290 - R$ 370 and takes 24h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva is to fly and car ferry and drive which costs R$ 650 - R$ 1200 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Caraiva is 797 km. The road distance is 1033 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 19h 5m and costs R$ 470 - R$ 700.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport to Porto Seguro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva is 1033 km. It takes approximately 15h 46m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos offers flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport to Porto Seguro Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Caraiva. Prices start at R$ 750 per night.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is to line 2018 bus which takes 57 min and costs R$ 15 - R$ 19.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva.
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  • Distance: 797 km
  • Duration: 7h 22m

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

There is no direct connection from Rio de Janeiro to Caraiva. However, you can take the line 2018 bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, take the walk to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao airport, fly to Porto Seguro, take the drive to Porto Seguro, take the car ferry to Arraial D'Ajuda, then take the drive to Caraiva. Alternatively, you can fly to Porto Seguro, take the drive to Porto Seguro, take the car ferry to Arraial D'Ajuda, then take the drive to Caraiva.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Seguro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Teixeira de Freitas via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 3100
Flights from Cabo Frio to Porto Seguro via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2400
Flights from Cabo Frio to Porto Seguro via Belo Horizonte Confins, Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Seguro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 3200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Seguro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 2800
Flights from Cabo Frio to Porto Seguro via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cabo Frio to Porto Seguro via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Bus operators
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Pedro da Aldeia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 0044 / +55 31 3419-1299
Website
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Itamaraju
Ave. Duration
16h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 270
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 210 - R$ 270
Executivo
R$ 210 - R$ 260
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Porto Seguro
Ave. Duration
20h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 230 - R$ 310
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 240 - R$ 310
Executivo
R$ 250 - R$ 290
Águia Azul
Phone
+55 73 3575-1170
Email
vendas@viacaoaguiaazul.com.br
Website
viacao-aguia-azul.webnode.com
Bus from Balsas para Porto Seguro to Caraíva
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 22
Schedules at
viacao-aguia-azul.webnode.com
Águia Branca
Phone
+55 4004-1010 / +55 73 2102-5353
Email
sac@aguiabranca.com.br
Website
aguiabranca.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro Bus Station to Posto Da Mata BR-418
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 18 - R$ 400
Bus from Posto Da Mata BR-418 to Porto Seguro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 161
Private
R$ 161
Ferry operators
Rionave Administração Portuária
Phone
+55 73 3268-0219
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Porto Seguro to Arraial D'Ajuda
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 20
Schedules at
arraialdajuda.tur.br
Other operators
Taxi from Teixeira de Freitas to Caraiva
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 750

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