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There are 5 ways to get from San Juan to Rio Grande by plane, bus or car

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Fly San Juan to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly San Juan to Pelotas

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Pelotas (PET)

Drive to Mayaguez, fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Drive from San Juan to Mayaguez
  2. Fly from Mayaguez (MAZ) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly San Juan to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Caxias Do Sul (CXJ)
  2. Take the bus from Caxias do Sul to Porto Alegre
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly San Juan to Montevideo, bus

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Montevideo (MVD)
  2. Take the bus from Carrasco International Airport to Punta del Este
  3. Take the bus from Punta del Este to Pelotas

San Juan (SJU) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between San Juan (SJU) and Pelotas (PET) is around 19h 59m and covers a distance of around 5764 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 44m. The fastest flight normally takes 16h 20m. Services are operated by Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Azul, JetBlue Airways and others. Typically 23 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
13h 14m
Layover time:
6h 44m
Total time:
19h 59m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
16h 20m
Flight distance:
5764 km
Flights per week:
23
Cheapest price:
R$ 1924
Carbon emissions:
1168 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:01
Last flight departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Juan (SJU) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Juan to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $360 - $950 and takes 22h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from San Juan to Rio Grande is to fly which takes 20h 56m and costs $400 - $1,100.

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The distance between San Juan and Rio Grande is 5810 km.

It takes approximately 22h 45m to get from San Juan to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Juan Airport to Porto Alegre Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rio Grande is 1h ahead of San Juan. It is currently 5:45 PM in San Juan and 6:45 PM in Rio Grande.

Azul, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from San Juan Airport to Porto Alegre Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from San Juan to San Juan Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $54.

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Map of how to get from San Juan to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 5810.5 km
  • Duration: 22h 45m

What companies run services between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Rio Grande, Brazil?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Azul and five other airlines fly from San Juan to Rio Grande 3 times a day.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4800
Flights from San Juan to Pelotas via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 5500
Flights from San Juan to Pelotas via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 5500
Flights from San Juan to Pelotas via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
28h 39m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Juan to Pelotas via Miami, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 9000
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4200
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 4400
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Santo Domingo, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 8000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Punta Cana, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 5000
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Orlando, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 7000
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8500
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Punta Cana, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2800 - R$ 9500
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 1m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 11000
Flights from San Juan to Caxias Do Sul via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 8500
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4900
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4800
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4500
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from San Juan to Montevideo via Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 6500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Orlando, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 8500
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Orlando, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7500
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 9000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Panama City
Ave. Duration
17h 23m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Juan to Montevideo via Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 10000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Juan to Porto Alegre via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from San Juan to Montevideo via Miami
Ave. Duration
14h 44m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 8000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 7000
Flights from Mayaguez to Porto Alegre via San Juan, Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7500
Eastern Airlines LLC
Website
goeasternair.com
Flights from San Juan to Montevideo via Miami
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9000
Bus operators
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 97
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Une Sul
Phone
55 54 4020 9928
Email
sac@unesul.com
Website
unesul.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 11 - R$ 170
Schedules at
unesul.com.br
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
viacaonordeste.com.br
Bus from Caxias do Sul Bus Station to Porto Alegre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viacaonordeste.com.br
Copsa
Phone
+598 2902 1818
Email
atencionalcliente@copsa.com.uy
Website
copsa.com.uy
Bus from Carrasco International Airport to Punta del Este
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 45
Schedules at
copsa.com.uy
Book at
copsa.com.uy
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Aeropuerto to Punta del Este
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 45
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Punta del Este to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 210 - R$ 270
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
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Bed
R$ 300 - R$ 420
Regular
R$ 210 - R$ 270

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