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

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Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  6 h 28 min

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

$224 - $519

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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 - $71

3 alternative options

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  9 h 41 min

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

$214 - $556

Bus  •  47 h 10 min

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

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza 2150.5 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza is to train and bus which costs R$ 170 - R$ 270 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$ 800 - R$ 2000 and takes 6 h 28 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 PA16 - Parada 2 / and Santiago Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 10 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 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 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 28 min and costs R$ 800 - R$ 2000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 47 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Mendoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza bus services, operated by O'higgins Internacional, arrive at Mendoza station.

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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 28 min

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras 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, PA16 - Parada 2 /, PI345 - Parada 2 /, and Santiago Sur in around 47 h 10 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 32 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 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
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Rosario, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
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 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 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
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Rosario, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
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
$2
Schedules at
supervia.com.br
Bus operators

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Mendoza is 1 h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 6:42 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 5:42 AM in Mendoza.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza is 3441 km. It takes approximately 41 h 15 min to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Mendoza.

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Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Gol Transportes Aéreos offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Mendoza Airport.

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There are 698+ hotels available in Mendoza. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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