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

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Fly Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  10h 55m

  1. Fly from Valledupar (VUP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) VUP - GIG

R$ 704 - R$ 2421

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Fly Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  13h 24m

  1. Fly from Valledupar (VUP) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) VUP - SDU

R$ 1721 - R$ 1738

Taxi to Santa Marta, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  13h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Valledupar to Santa Marta
  2. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) SMR - GIG

R$ 2711 - R$ 2827

Bus  •  6 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Valledupar to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Lima - Plaza Norte
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 1443 - R$ 2390

Drive  •  4 days 22h

  1. Drive from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro 8557 km

R$ 4800 - R$ 7000

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The cheapest way to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 10h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 10h 55m.

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The distance between Valledupar and Rio de Janeiro is 4968 km. The road distance is 8557 km.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 6 days 9h and costs $270 - $450.

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It takes approximately 10h 55m to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 10h 55m and costs $130 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $450 and takes 6 days 9h.

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There is no direct flight from Valledupar Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 39m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 2h ahead of Valledupar. It is currently 2:37 PM in Valledupar and 4:37 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Yes, the driving distance between Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro is 8557 km. It takes approximately 4 days 22h to drive from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro.

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LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Valledupar Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 4968.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 55m

What companies run services between Valledupar, Colombia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valledupar to Rio de Janeiro via Valledupar, Bogotá, and Lima in around 6 days 9h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2500
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 900 - R$ 2700
Flights from Santa Marta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2081 - R$ 2084
Flights from Santa Marta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2081 - R$ 2084
Flights from Santa Marta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bucaramanga, Bogota
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2081 - R$ 2084
Flights from Santa Marta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2081 - R$ 2084
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 2300
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
15h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
16h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Goiania
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1626
Flights from Santa Marta to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 3600
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Valledupar to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 2700
Bus operators
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Valledupar to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 180
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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Bus from Bogotá to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 370 - R$ 550
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.co
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Valledupar to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 144
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bolivariano
Other operators
Taxi from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 750

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There are 2169+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Valledupar Airport is to taxi which takes 1h 10m and costs $17 - $22.

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