There are 8 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe by plane, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt, train  •  18 h 36 min

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

$441 - $1,278

7 alternative options

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover, train  •  20 h 45 min

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

$491 - $1,163

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn, train  •  22 h 19 min

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

$817 - $3,692

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg, train  •  21 h 30 min

  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

$547 - $1,591

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig, train  •  21 h 43 min

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

$557 - $1,186

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster, train  •  23 h 44 min

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

$565 - $1,635

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam, train  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Amsterdam (AMS) GIG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Hannover Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
  5. Take the train from Göttingen to Sontra

$459 - $1,274

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo - Tietê
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) GRU - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
  4. Take the train from Fulda to Bebra

$459 - $1,221

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 line 2 Metrô Rio 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 Fulda, take the train to Bebra, then take the train to Europe. Alternatively, you can take the line 2 Metrô Rio 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 Hannover, take the walk to Hannover Flughafen, take the train to Hannover Hbf, take the train to Göttingen, then take the train to Europe.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Lisbon, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Lisbon, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Leipzig via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Lisbon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Muenster via Porto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Bebra
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Sontra
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Bebra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Greven to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe is to fly and train which costs R$ 1600 - R$ 4800 and takes 18 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe is to fly and train which takes 18 h 36 min and costs R$ 1600 - R$ 4800.

It takes approximately 18 h 36 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Europe, including transfers.