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There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro by plane, bus or car

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Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Oruro

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Oruro (ORU)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro Bus Station to Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
  3. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro

4 alternative options

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba, bus

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Cochabamba (CBB)
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Oruro (ORU)

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz, bus

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to La Paz (LPB)
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro

Drive

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is to bus which costs R$ 800 - R$ 1100 and takes 2 days 19h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is to fly which costs R$ 900 - R$ 3300 and takes 9h 35m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Oruro is 2553 km. The road distance is 3186.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 19h and costs R$ 800 - R$ 1100.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is to fly which takes 9h 35m and costs R$ 900 - R$ 3300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 800 - R$ 1100 and takes 2 days 19h.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Oruro Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Oruro is 1h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 8:52 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 7:52 AM in Oruro.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is 3186 km. It takes approximately 40h 37m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro.

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Azul, LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Oruro Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro.
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  • Distance: 2553.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Boliviana de Aviación and two other airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro via Foz do Iguaçu, Ciudad del Este, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal, and Oruro in around 2 days 19h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Oruro via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Oruro via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Santiago, La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Florianopolis, Santiago
Ave. Duration
16h 49m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to La Paz via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Rio de Janeiro Bus Station to Foz do Iguaçu Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $75
Schedules at
facebook.com
Auto Viação Catarinense
Stel Turismo
Phone
+595 77405206
Bus from Ciudad del Este to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
facebook.com

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