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There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis by plane, subway, shuttle, bus 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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Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Florianopolis (FLN) SDU - FLN

R$ 328 - R$ 1566

Cheapest option

Bus via Itajaí  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Itajai
  2. Take the bus from Itajaí to Florianópolis Jaragua do Sul

R$ 205 - R$ 302

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Metrô Rio to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, fly to Florianopolis  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the Metrô Rio from Presidente Vargas to Vicente de Carvalho
  2. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Florianopolis (FLN) GIG - FLN

R$ 270 - R$ 1610

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes, shuttle  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Navegantes (NVT) SDU - NVT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Beto Carrero World to Florianópolis

R$ 518 - R$ 1167

Bus  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis

R$ 235

Drive  •  13h 21m

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis 708.1 miles

R$ 440 - R$ 650

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis is to bus which costs R$ 235 and takes 18h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis is to fly which costs R$ 320 - R$ 1600 and takes 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Florianópolis. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 30m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Florianópolis is 750 km. The road distance is 1133 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis without a car is to bus which takes 18h 30m and costs R$ 235.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis bus services, operated by Kaissara, depart from Rio de Janeiro station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis is to fly which takes 3h 54m and costs R$ 320 - R$ 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 235 and takes 18h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Florianopolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis bus services, operated by Kaissara, arrive at Florianópolis station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis.
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  • Distance: 469 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis hourly. Alternatively, Kaissara operates a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis once daily. Tickets cost R$ 235 and the journey takes 18h 30m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 400 - R$ 2000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 410 - R$ 2000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 340 - R$ 1700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 340 - R$ 1700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 460 - R$ 2400
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 3100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 3100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Navegantes via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 4200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 2200
Train operators
Bus operators
Gestour Brasil
Email
gestour@gestour.com.br
Website
gestourbrasil.com.br
Shuttle from Beto Carrero World to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
R$ 195
Schedules at
gestour.com.br
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 235
Schedules at
kaissara.com.br
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Itajai
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 170 - R$ 250
Schedules at
nspenha.com.br
Reunidas
Phone
+55 49 3561-5500 / 0800 49 6161
Website
reunidas.com.br
Bus from Itajaí to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 60
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Comum
R$ 30 - R$ 40
Semidireto
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from Itajai to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 27 - R$ 45
Schedules at
catarinense.com.br
Book at
vendas.jcaholding.com.br
Convencional
R$ 27 - R$ 40
Semi Leito
R$ 29 - R$ 40
Leito
R$ 30 - R$ 45

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Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis is 1133 km. It takes approximately 13h 21m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis.

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Avianca Brazil, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul and LATAM Chile offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Florianopolis Airport.

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There are 2875+ hotels available in Florianópolis. Prices start at R$ 120 per night.

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