There are 5 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza by plane, bus, train 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  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Mendoza (MDZ) SDU - MDZ

$224 - $518

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Central do Brasil to Santa Cruz Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Mendoza

$46 - $66

3 alternative options

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Mendoza (MDZ) GIG - MDZ

$214 - $555

Bus  •  47 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago to Mendoza Sant / ...

$134 - $215

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza 2150.5 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza is to train and bus which costs R$ 190 - R$ 280 and takes 3 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza is to fly which costs R$ 900 - R$ 2200 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza. However, there are services departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Mendoza via Santiago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Mendoza is 2744 km. The road distance is 3440.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza without a car is to bus which takes 47 h 30 min and costs R$ 550 - R$ 900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza bus services, operated by JBL Turismo, depart from Rio de Janeiro station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs R$ 900 - R$ 2200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 550 - R$ 900 and takes 47 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza.
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  • Distance: 1715.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Aerolíneas Argentinas and two other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza via Santiago in around 47 h 30 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Curitiba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Rosario
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Neuquen
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Rosario, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Train operators
Supervia
Phone
08007269494
Email
superviafone@supervia.com.br
Website
supervia.com.br
Train from Central do Brasil to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
supervia.com.br
Bus operators
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago
Ave. Duration
39 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$110 - $150
LEITO
$140 - $180
Buses Ahumada
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
busesahumada.cl
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$9 - $11
Semi Cama
$9 - $13
Cama
$13 - $16

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