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There are 10 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro 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.

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Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba, bus  •  11h 32m

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

$209 - $223

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Train, bus  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Central do Brasil to Campo Grande
  2. Take the bus from Campo Grande to São Paulo
  3. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Corumbá
  4. Take the train from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
  5. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro

$105 - $191

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Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cochabamba, bus  •  13h 16m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Cochabamba (CBB) GIG - CBB
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$265 - $639

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro  •  12h 54m

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

$202 - $455

Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to La Paz, bus  •  15h 12m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to La Paz (LPB) GIG - LPB
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$224 - $695

Bus to Sao Paulo, fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Cochabamba (CBB) GRU - CBB
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$179 - $388

Bus  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro 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 Oruro

$135 - $171

Bus via Oruro  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro 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 Oruro

$152 - $170

Bus via Asunción  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Asunción
  2. Take the bus from Asunción to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
  3. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro

$162 - $180

Drive  •  41h 30m

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro 3184 km

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is to train and bus which costs R$ 550 - R$ 1100 and takes 2 days 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is to fly and bus which costs R$ 1100 - R$ 1250 and takes 11h 32m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Oruro is 2553 km. The road distance is 3184 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 11h and costs R$ 700 - R$ 950.

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It takes approximately 11h 32m 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 12h 54m and costs R$ 1100 - R$ 2500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 700 - R$ 950 and takes 2 days 11h.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Cochabamba Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 45m and has one stopover.

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Oruro is 1h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 4:42 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 3:42 AM in Oruro.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Oruro is 3184 km. It takes approximately 41h 30m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro.

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Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Cochabamba 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: 11h 32m

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

Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación and Eco Jet fly from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Oruro via São Paulo – Tietê, Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê, 11073, São Paulo - Barra Funda, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal, and Oruro in around 2 days 11h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Vitoria, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cochabamba via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cochabamba via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Santa Cruz, La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Oruro via Santa Cruz, Sucre, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $390
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $390
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to La Paz via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to La Paz via Santa Cruz, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Supervia
Ferroviaria Oriental S.A
Phone
(+591) 3 3387000
Website
fo.com.bo
Train from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
fo.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Mixto
$8
Expreso Oriental
$12 - $16
Ferrobús
$24 - $35
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
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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
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
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Standard
$3 - $5
Cama
$7 - $9
Semi Cama
$7 - $11
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Standard
$11 - $15
Cama
$24 - $30
Semi Cama
$24 - $35
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
1001
Convencional
$20 - $28
Conv. C/Ar
$25 - $35
Bus from Campo Grande to São Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
1001
Convencional
$19 - $26
Conv. C/Ar
$23 - $35
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo - Tietê
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
Kaissara
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 0044 / +55 31 3419-1299
Website
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
$20 - $26
Executivo
$19 - $23
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
8h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
$17 - $22
Semi-Leito
$18 - $26
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
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Andorinha
Phone
+55 65 3621-3422 / 0800 704 8780
Email
andorinha@andorinha.com
Website
andorinha.com
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Corumbá
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Book at
vendaonline.andorinha.com
Pluma
Phone
08000 950 836
Email
sac@pluma.com.br
Website
pluma.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Asunción
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
pluma.com.br
Stel Turismo
Phone
+595 77405206
Bus from Asunción to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Rosario
Phone
+591 364-4268
Bus from Asunción to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
toa.asuncion.gov.py
Trans Bolipar
Phone
+595 982 367953, 0982367953
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Asunción to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pycasu SA
Phone
+595 21557700, +595 203948
Email
pycasu_sa@pycasu.com.py
Bus from Asunción to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65

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