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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Rio de Janeiro (State) by plane, train or bus

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Fly Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Fly Rome to Sao Paulo, bus

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sao Paulo (GRU)
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo - Tiete to Volta Redonda

4 alternative options

Fly Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Train to Naples, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

Fly Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Rome (FCO) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) flights

The flight time between Rome (FCO) and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) is around 17h 7m and covers a distance of around 9171 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 16m. Services are operated by TAP Portugal, Air France, LATAM Chile and others. Typically 143 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

143 Weekly Planes
17h 7m Average Duration
R$ 1798 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Brazil land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Italy

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Italy.

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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 Rio de Janeiro (State) is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio de Janeiro (State) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro (State) is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Brazil.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Rome to Rio de Janeiro (State) is to fly, which costs €310 - €900 and takes 19h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Rio de Janeiro (State) is to fly which costs €340 - €1200 and takes 16h 55m.

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The distance between Rome and Rio de Janeiro (State) is 9095 km.

It takes approximately 16h 55m to get from Rome to Rio de Janeiro (State), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 10m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro (State) is 5h behind Rome. It is currently 9:05 PM in Rome and 4:05 PM in Rio de Janeiro (State).

Air France, LATAM Chile, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro (State). Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Rio de Janeiro (State).
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  • Distance: 9095.4 km
  • Duration: 16h 55m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Rio de Janeiro (State), Brazil?

TAP Portugal, Air France and 11 other airlines fly from Rome to Duque de Caxias hourly.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sevilla, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Stansted, Porto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Stansted, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Beauvais, Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Recife
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 12000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 13000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 7500
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sevilla, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Stansted, Porto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Stansted, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Recife
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 12000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 14000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Salvador
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 11000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 15000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 12000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 11000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 8000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 13000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 8000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 6100
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 6100
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 13000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 12000
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 15000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 9000 - R$ 10500
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 12000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 13000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 8000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 13000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 23000
Flights from Naples to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 8000
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 13000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 15000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 15000
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Sao Paulo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 12000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 95 - R$ 330
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
R$ 95 - R$ 130
Base Standard
R$ 190 - R$ 260
Base Premium
R$ 230 - R$ 330
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 85 - R$ 260
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
R$ 100 - R$ 140
Smart Low Cost
R$ 85 - R$ 130
Smart Flex
R$ 180 - R$ 260
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 100
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
R$ 70 - R$ 100
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 75 - R$ 150
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
R$ 130 - R$ 150
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Viação Nacional
Phone
0800 728 0044
Website
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo - Tiete to Volta Redonda
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 85
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 70 - R$ 85

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