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There are 5 ways to get from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro by bus, plane or train

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Bus to Bristol, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the bus from Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Bus to Bristol, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the bus from Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio de Janeiro is 136.

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The cheapest way to get from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro is to train and fly which costs £440 - £1,300 and takes 17h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £440 - £1,300 and takes 17h 45m.

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The distance between Somerset and Rio de Janeiro is 9118 km.

It takes approximately 18h 22m to get from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 30m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 4h behind Somerset. It is currently 12:18 PM in Somerset and 8:18 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

TAP Portugal, LATAM Chile, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 9117.5 km
  • Duration: 18h 22m

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

There is no direct connection from Somerset to Rio de Janeiro. However, you can take the bus to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal, take the walk to Bristol airport, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, take the walk to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 1455, then take the line 2101 bus to Rio de Janeiro. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal, take the walk to Bristol airport, then fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 14000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 11000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9500
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Milan Malpensa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rome, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Barcelona, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 13000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 13000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 8500
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 14000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 14000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 13000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 9500
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 8500
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 14000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 14000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 10000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 12000
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 9500
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 14000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Lisbon, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 19000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 11000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Porto
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 11000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Frankfurt, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 13000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 9500
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 14000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bristol to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Madrid, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 11000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Flights from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 11000
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 290 - R$ 360
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
R$ 290 - R$ 360
Anytime Day 1st Class
R$ 500 - R$ 700
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 51
Website
Stagecoach South West
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bridgwater Huntworth Lane M5 to Bristol Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 70
Website
Megabus UK

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