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There are 5 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

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

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Bus via Buenos Aires

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Buenos Aires - Retiro
  2. Take the bus from Buenos Aires to Lima Javier prado

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
  3. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Lima - Terminal Arriola

Drive

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Lima

Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Lima (LIM) flights

The flight time between Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) and Lima (LIM) is around 14h 10m and covers a distance of around 3787 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 9m. Services are operated by LATAM Chile, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Typically 106 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

106 Weekly Planes
14h 10m Average Duration
$269 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima is to bus via Buenos Aires, which costs R$ 850 - R$ 2700 and takes 3 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima is to fly which costs R$ 1300 - R$ 4100 and takes 8h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Lima. However, there are services departing from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio and arriving at Lima - Terminal Arriola via Av. Cruzeiro Do Sul, 1877, São Paulo - Barra Funda, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal and La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 17h.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Lima is 3776 km. The road distance is 4843.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 17h and costs R$ 900 - R$ 1200.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Lima bus services, operated by Brasileiro, depart from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima is to fly which takes 8h 24m and costs R$ 1300 - R$ 4100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 900 - R$ 1200 and takes 3 days 17h.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 10m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Lima bus services, operated by Nuevo Continente Internacional, arrive at Lima - Terminal Arriola station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Lima.
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  • Distance: 3776.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

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

LATAM Chile, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Rio de Janeiro to Lima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Lima via São Paulo – Tietê, Av. Cruzeiro Do Sul, 1877, Terminal Barra Funda Lado Sul Plat. C, São Paulo - Barra Funda, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal, and La Paz in around 3 days 17h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Curitiba, Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Sao Paulo, Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Porto Seguro, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Lima via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Bus operators
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
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 São Paulo Bus Station - Terminal Tietê
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo – Tietê
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Book at
1001
Convencional
$23 - $35
Conv. C/Ar
$28 - $40
Expresso Adamantina
Phone
+55 18 3822-2043
Email
contato@expressoadamantina.com.br
Website
expressoadamantina.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro Bus Station to São Paulo Bus Station - Terminal Tietê
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
expressoadamantina.com.br
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
$19 - $24
Semi-Leito
$20 - $29
La Preferida Bus
Phone
+591- 3-3647160
Email
atencionalcliente@lapreferidabus.com.bo
Website
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$96
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 2282263, +(591)-22281672
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Standard
$14 - $18
Cama
$29 - $40
Semi Cama
$29 - $45
Bolpar
Phone
+591 6 0823904
Email
bolparbus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
$13 - $16
Semicama
$18 - $23
Cama
$29 - $33
Cosmos
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 7 7538845 / Potosí: +(591) 6 9419702 / Cochabamba +(591) 7 7490828
Email
flotacosmos1@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Lima - Terminal Arriola
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
nuevocontinentesrl.wixsite.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Buenos Aires - Retiro
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
45h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$74
Book at
JBL Turismo
Cruz Del sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Buenos Aires to Lima Javier prado
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Lima is 2h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 10:40 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 8:40 AM in Lima.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Lima is 4843 km. It takes approximately 2 days 14h to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Lima.

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

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There are 480+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $100 USD 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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