There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Lima (LIM) SDU - LIM

$272 - $644

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  5 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Lima

$220 - $310

4 alternative options

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Lima (LIM) GIG - LIM

$245 - $615

Bus Rode Rotas  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo – Tiete to Rio Branco
  3. Take the bus from Rio Branco to Lima

$224 - $264

Bus  •  4 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Lima

$238 - $490

Drive  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Lima 3034.1 miles

$500 - $750

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

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and three other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Lima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Lima via São Paulo – Tietê, Sao Paulo – Tiete, Rio Branco, Lima, and Javier Prado in around 3 days 13 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Rosario
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Bus operators
Rode Rotas
Phone
+55 (34) 3256-9666 / +55 0800 940 8090
Email
atendimento@viajerotas.com.br
Website
roderotas.com
Bus from Sao Paulo – Tiete to Rio Branco
Ave. Duration
40 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
roderotas.com
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Lima is 3776 km. The road distance is 4854 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima is to bus which costs R$ 800 - R$ 1200 and takes 5 days 14 h.

The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima is to fly which takes 10 h 47 min and costs R$ 850 - R$ 2300.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Lima. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 5 days 14 h.

It takes approximately 11 h 22 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima, including transfers.