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There are 3 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça by plane, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Florianopolis (FLN)

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis

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Drive

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palhoça is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palhoça is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Palhoça is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 136.

Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça is to bus which costs R$ 70 - R$ 85 and takes 21h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça is to fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 500 - R$ 2100 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça. However, there are services departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving at Palhoça via Florianópolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 15m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Palhoça is 763 km. The road distance is 1128 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça without a car is to bus which takes 21h 15m and costs R$ 70 - R$ 85.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça bus services, operated by Penha, depart from Rio de Janeiro station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça is to fly which takes 1h 52m and costs R$ 500 - R$ 2100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 70 - R$ 85 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Florianopolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça bus services, operated by Penha, arrive at Florianopolis station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça.
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  • Distance: 762.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

LATAM Chile, Azul and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça hourly. Alternatively, Penha operates a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis every 2 hours. Tickets cost R$ 58 and the journey takes 19h 45m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2400
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 3400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 3400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Florianopolis via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 3400
Bus operators
Penha
Website
12go.co
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 58
Schedules at
12go.co
Shared
R$ 58

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Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça is 1128 km. It takes approximately 13h 25m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Palhoça.

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

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There are 151+ hotels available in Palhoça. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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