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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Rio Grande by plane or bus

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Fly to Pelotas

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Pelotas (PET)

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Fly to Bage, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bage (BGX)
  2. Take the bus from Bage to Pelotas

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Fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Fly to Montevideo, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) 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

Fly to Caxias Do Sul, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) 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 to Santa Maria, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Santa Maria (RIA)
  2. Take the bus from Santa María to Rio Grande

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Punta Del Este (PDP)
  2. Take the bus from Punta del Este to Pelotas

Sydney (SYD) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between Sydney (SYD) and Pelotas (PET) is around 37h 12m and covers a distance of around 12311 km. This includes an average layover time of around 18h. The fastest flight normally takes 37h 5m. Services are operated by Qantas, LATAM Chile, Azul and others. Typically 18 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:
19h 12m
Layover time:
18h
Total time:
37h 12m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
37h 5m
Flight distance:
12311 km
Flights per week:
18
Cheapest price:
R$ 3456
Carbon emissions:
2496 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:10
Last flight departs at:
12:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney (SYD) to Pelotas (PET) flight schedules

Australia → Brazil
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International entry into Brazil from Australia

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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited India, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Brazil from Australia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Brazil

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Considerations leaving from Australia

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 Australia.

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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 Grande is 136.

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

The social distance requirement in Rio Grande 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 Australia from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 11 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $850 - $4,300 and takes 2 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Rio Grande is to fly and bus which costs $1,400 - $4,300 and takes 33h 42m.

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The distance between Sydney and Rio Grande is 12292 km.

It takes approximately 41h 43m to get from Sydney to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Pelotas Airport. The quickest flight takes 43h 5m and has three stopovers.

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Rio Grande is 14h behind Sydney. It is currently 1:06 AM in Sydney and 11:06 AM in Rio Grande.

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Sky Airline, Qantas and two other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Pelotas 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 Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 12291.7 km
  • Duration: 41h 43m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Rio Grande, Brazil?

Qantas, LATAM Chile and three other airlines fly from Sydney to Rio Grande 3 times a day.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Pelotas via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3400 - R$ 18000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Montevideo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 18000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Auckland, Santiago, Montevideo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 17000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Navegantes, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Mendoza, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 19000
Flights from Sydney to Bage via Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Sydney to Santa Maria via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 24000
Flights from Sydney to Santa Maria via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 24000
Flights from Sydney to Santa Maria via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 24000
Flights from Sydney to Santa Maria via Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 23000
Flights from Sydney to Santa Maria via Auckland, Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 22000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
39h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
39h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 21000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Florianopolis, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
39h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6500 - R$ 19000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
40h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 14000 - R$ 44000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
46h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 28000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 31000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
36h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Auckland, Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
45h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 28000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 12000 - R$ 36000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Montevideo, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 30000
Flights from Sydney to Caxias Do Sul via Santiago, Mendoza, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 30000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sydney to Porto Alegre via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
30h 59m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 8500 - R$ 26000
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
36h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 20000
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 19000
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
35h
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 8000 - R$ 24000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Lima, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 22000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 21000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Porto Alegre via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
42h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 7000 - R$ 21000
Flights from Sydney to Punta Del Este via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
42h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 5500 - R$ 17000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
36h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 6000 - R$ 18000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Houston, Panama City
Ave. Duration
34h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 21000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Sydney to Montevideo via Santiago, Panama City
Ave. Duration
32h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 10000 - R$ 32000
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
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br
Bus from Bage to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 55
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br
Bus from Santa María to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 127
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.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
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 300 - R$ 410
Regular
R$ 210 - R$ 270
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

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