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There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre by plane, 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 Porto Alegre  •  2h 21m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Porto Alegre (POA) SDU - POA

R$ 242 - R$ 904

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Fly Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Porto Alegre (POA) GIG - POA

R$ 234 - R$ 764

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Fly Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ) SDU - CXJ
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre

R$ 309 - R$ 1560

Bus via Florianópolis  •  24h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rodoviaria to Florianopolis
  2. Take the bus from Florianopolis to Porto Alegre Florianopolis / ...

R$ 345 - R$ 380

Bus  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio to Porto Alegre Rio de Janeiro/Porto Alegre

R$ 260 - R$ 390

Drive  •  18h 2m

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre 983.3 miles

R$ 600 - R$ 900

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is to bus which costs R$ 260 - R$ 390 and takes 27h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is to fly which costs R$ 240 - R$ 950 and takes 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio and arriving at Porto Alegre. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27h 5m.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre is 1126 km. The road distance is 1573.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre without a car is to bus via Florianópolis which takes 24h 35m and costs R$ 340 - R$ 380.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre bus services, operated by Kaissara, depart from Rodoviaria station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is to fly which takes 2h 21m and costs R$ 240 - R$ 950. Alternatively, you can bus via Florianópolis, which costs R$ 340 - R$ 380 and takes 24h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Porto Alegre Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre bus services, operated by Santo Anjo, arrive at Porto Alegre station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre.
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  • Distance: 703.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul and LATAM Chile fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre via Florianopolis in around 24h 35m.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Vitoria, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 490 - R$ 2100
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 2800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Caxias Do Sul via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 2800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 460 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 460 - R$ 2100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 380 - R$ 1700
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Porto Alegre via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 1300
Bus operators
Expresso Caxiense
Phone
+55 54 3211-8300 / +55 51 3346.5583
Email
caxiense@caxiense.com.br
Website
expressocaxiense.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 39
Schedules at
expressocaxiense.com.br
Book at
e-commerce.passagensweb.net
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rodoviaria to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 260
Schedules at
kaissara.com.br
Bus from Rodoviaria to Rodoviária
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 382
Schedules at
kaissara.com.br
Santo Anjo
Phone
+55 48 3821-3000 / 0800 877 3001
Email
santoanjo@santoanjo.com.br
Website
santoanjo.com.br
Bus from Florianopolis to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Schedules at
vendanet4.santoanjo.com.br
Convencional
R$ 85 - R$ 110
Executivo
R$ 90 - R$ 120
Eucatur
Phone
0800 69 0800 / +55 69 3416-3700
Website
eucatur.com.br
Bus from Florianopolis to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Schedules at
ad.zanox.com
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Convencional
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Executivo
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Leito
R$ 120 - R$ 160
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Florianópolis to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
R$ 95 - R$ 140
Suite
R$ 150 - R$ 190
Bed
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 260 - R$ 360
Schedules at
nspenha.com.br

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Yes, the driving distance between Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre is 1573 km. It takes approximately 18h 2m to drive from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre.

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

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There are 290+ hotels available in Porto Alegre. Prices start at R$ 90 per night.

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