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There are 5 ways to get from Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro by plane, bus or taxi

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Fly Colombo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Taxi to Sigiriya, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG)

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Fly Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Fly Colombo to Santa Ynez, bus

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Santa Ynez (IZA)
  2. Take the bus from Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Fly Colombo to Sao Paulo, bus

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sao Paulo (GRU)
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro

Colombo (CMB) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) flights

The flight time between Colombo (CMB) and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) is around 23h 25m and covers a distance of around 13705 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 13m. Services are operated by Emirates and Flydubai. Typically 12 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

12 Weekly Planes
23h 25m Average Duration
R$ 5145 Cheapest Price
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Sri Lanka → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Sri Lanka

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Sri Lanka
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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 Sri Lanka

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Sri Lanka
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to all arrivals by air

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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Sri Lanka

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 Sri Lanka.

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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 Sri Lanka from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Governo Brasil.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 210000 - Rs. 1100000 and takes 34h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs Rs. 330000 - Rs. 1100000 and takes 21h 57m.

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The distance between Sri Lanka and Rio de Janeiro is 13798 km.

It takes approximately 21h 57m to get from Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 40m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 8h 30m behind Sri Lanka. It is currently 7:00 AM in Sri Lanka and 10:30 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Flydubai and Emirates offer flights from Colombo Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 703+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sri Lanka to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 800.

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Map of how to get from Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 13797.7 km
  • Duration: 21h 57m

What companies run services between Sri Lanka and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Emirates and Flydubai fly from Negombo to Rio de Janeiro twice daily.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 16000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 17000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Mumbai, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Dammam, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 14000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Bengaluru, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Madras, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Male, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Muscat, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Hyderabad, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Kochi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 13000
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 15000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 19000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 20000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 17000
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via London Heathrow, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 16000
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 20000
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 17000
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Zurich, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4700 - R$ 14000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 16000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 19000
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Dubai, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 17000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3100 - R$ 15000
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 16000
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Male, Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 17000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Colombo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Sigiriya to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Colombo, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4400 - R$ 17000
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4900 - R$ 19000
Voepass Linhas Aéreas
Website
voepass.com.br
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 17000
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Male, Doha, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 17000
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Colombo to Santa Ynez via Dubai, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4800 - R$ 15000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Colombo to Sao Paulo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 4600 - R$ 13000
Bus operators
Util
Phone
0800 886 1000 / 0800 883 8830
Email
faleconosco@util.com.br
Website
util.com.br
Bus from Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 58
Shared
R$ 58
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Semi-Leito
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Convencional
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Estimated price
R$ 70 - R$ 90
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+ 94 81 49 55 655
Website
facebook.com
Kandy Budget Taxi
Phone
+ 94 71 21 08 210
Website
kandybudgettaxi.com

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