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There are 7 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe by plane or train

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 Frankfurt, train  •  17h 32m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Frankfurt (FRA) GIG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld

$506 - $1,356

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Fly to Paderborn, train  •  22h

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Paderborn (PAD) GIG - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bebra

$611 - $2,176

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  20h 22m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Nuremberg (NUE) GIG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Eisenach

$627 - $1,692

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  19h 56m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Leipzig (LEJ) GIG - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Eisenach

$632 - $1,282

Fly to Hannover, train  •  21h 8m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Hannover (HAJ) GIG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Bebra

$560 - $1,252

Fly to Muenster, train  •  24h 57m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Muenster (FMO) GIG - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven Bf to Hamm
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Bebra

$629 - $1,703

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  22h 36m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GIG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Bebra

$516 - $1,339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe is to fly and train which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 17h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe is to fly and train which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 17h 32m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Europe is 9721 km.

It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 20m.

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Europe is 3h ahead of Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 7:47 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 10:47 AM in Europe.

Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Europe. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe.
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  • Distance: 6075.8 miles
  • Duration: 17h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Rio de Janeiro to Europe. However, you can take the Metrô Rio to Vicente de Carvalho, take the walk to Vicente de Carvalho, take the bus to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2, take the walk to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao airport, fly to Frankfurt, take the walk to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, take the train to Bad Hersfeld, then take the taxi to Europe. Alternatively, you can take the Metrô Rio to Vicente de Carvalho, take the walk to Vicente de Carvalho, take the bus to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2, take the walk to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao airport, fly to Paderborn, take the taxi to Paderborn Hbf, take the train to Bebra, then take the taxi to Europe.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Casablanca, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Madrid, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Casablanca, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Lisbon, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Porto
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bebra
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Bebra
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Bebra
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Bebra
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Halle to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com

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