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There are 6 ways to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro by bus, plane or car

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Bus, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
  2. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) SCL - GIG

R$ 627 - R$ 5197

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Bus, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
  2. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) SCL - SDU

R$ 562 - R$ 6178

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Bus, fly to Cabo Frio  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
  2. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Cabo Frio (CFB) SCL - CFB
  3. Take the bus from São Pedro da Aldeia to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 1857 - R$ 3018

Bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago to São Paulo
  3. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 603 - R$ 773

Bus via Asunción  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Sur to Asunción
  3. Take the bus from Asunción to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 1225

Drive  •  47h 17m

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro 3931.3 km

R$ 2200 - R$ 3300

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International entry into Brazil from Chile

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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Brazil land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Chile

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Brazil from Chile.

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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 is 136.

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

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

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

Yes, entry into Chile from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 7 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs $110 - $150 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $1,000 and takes 9h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro. However, there are services departing from San Antonio - Barrancas and arriving at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio via Santiago, Santiago and São Paulo – Tietê. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between San Antonio and Rio de Janeiro is 3014 km. The road distance is 3931.3 km.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Pullman Bus Costa Central, depart from San Antonio - Barrancas station.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 5m.

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San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Brasileiro, arrive at Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of San Antonio. It is currently 6:23 PM in San Antonio and 7:23 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Map of how to get from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 3014.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between San Antonio, Chile and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro via Santiago, Santiago - San Borja, Santiago, and São Paulo – Tietê in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2200
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2200
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 1800
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2200
Flights from Santiago to Cabo Frio via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 4800
Flights from Santiago to Cabo Frio via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 49m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7000
Flights from Santiago to Cabo Frio via Foz do Iguacu, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 3900
Flights from Santiago to Cabo Frio via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 6000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1200
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1200
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mendoza, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1200
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 450 - R$ 1200
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Santiago to Cabo Frio via Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4200
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 1300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 6000
Bus operators
Pullman Bus Costa Central
Phone
(+56) 600 200 4700
Email
contacto@pullmancosta.cl
Website
pullmancosta.cl
Bus from San Antonio - Barrancas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 48
Schedules at
pullmancosta.cl
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pullmancosta.cl
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Pedro da Aldeia to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 70
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 45 - R$ 60
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 190
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 140 - R$ 190
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Santiago to São Paulo
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 435
Book at
JBL Turismo
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 102
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50
Book at
Kaissara
Pullman Del Sur
Phone
+56 2 776-2426
Website
pdelsur.cl
Bus from Santiago - Sur to Asunción
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 772
Schedules at
pdelsur.cl
Pluma
Phone
08000 950 836
Email
sac@pluma.com.br
Website
pluma.com.br
Bus from Asunción to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 405
Schedules at
pluma.com.br

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro is 3931 km. It takes approximately 47h 17m to drive from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro.

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Sky Airline, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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