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There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay by plane, subway, bus 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 Foz do Iguacu  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) SDU - IGU

$95 - $418

Cheapest option

Metrô Rio to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, fly to Foz do Iguacu  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the Metrô Rio from Presidente Vargas to Vicente de Carvalho
  2. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) GIG - IGU

$88 - $324

4 alternative options

Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Asuncion  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Asuncion (ASU) SDU - ASU

$303 - $892

Bus Pluma  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Ciudad del Este
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este, Paraguay to Asunción Asunción

Bus JBL Turismo  •  37 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Posadas
  2. Take the bus from Encarnación to Asunción

$91 - $158

Drive  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Asunción 1112.2 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay is to bus which costs R$ 330 - R$ 600 and takes 37 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay is to fly which costs R$ 350 - R$ 1600 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay. However, there are services departing from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio and arriving at Asunción via Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 5 min.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Paraguay is 1533 km. The road distance is 1779.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay bus services, operated by Pluma, depart from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay is to fly which takes 2 h 32 min and costs R$ 350 - R$ 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Foz do Iguacu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay bus services, operated by Transporte San Luis, arrive at Asunción station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay.
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  • Distance: 958 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras fly from Rio de Janeiro to Ciudad del Este every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Asunción via Ciudad del Este and Ciudad del Este, Paraguay in around 29 h 5 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Asuncion via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Asuncion via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Asuncion via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Bus operators
Pluma
Transporte San Luis
Phone
+595.21.551705
Bus from Ciudad del Este, Paraguay to Asunción
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bienvenidoaparaguay.com
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Posadas
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$75 - $95
LEITO
$100 - $130
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from Encarnación to Asunción
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Convencional
$16 - $23

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Paraguay is 1 h behind Rio de Janeiro. It is currently 1:29 AM in Rio de Janeiro and 12:29 AM in Paraguay.

Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay is 1780 km. It takes approximately 21 h 16 min to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraguay.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and LATAM Chile offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Foz do Iguacu Airport.

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