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There are 5 ways to get from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro by plane or bus

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Fly Varadero to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  18h 20m

  1. Fly from Varadero (VRA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) VRA - GIG

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Fly Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  20h 9m

  1. Fly from Varadero (VRA) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) VRA - SDU

Bus to Havana, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  17h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Varadero to Havana
  2. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) HAV - GIG

Bus to Santa Clara, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Varadero to Santa Clara
  2. Fly from Santa Clara (SNU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) SNU - GIG

Bus to Havana, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Varadero to Havana
  2. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) HAV - SDU

Varadero (VRA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) flights

The flight time between Varadero (VRA) and Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) is around 15h 53m and covers a distance of around 6561 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 36m. Services are operated by American Airlines and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Typically 15 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Planes
15h 53m Average Duration
R$ 1654 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Brazil due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

International flights leaving Cuba are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Brazil. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Brazil, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro is to fly, which costs $320 - $1,100 and takes 20h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $300 - $1,300 and takes 18h 20m.

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The distance between Varadero and Rio de Janeiro is 6570 km.

It takes approximately 18h 20m to get from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Varadero Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 55m and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of Varadero. It is currently 8:03 AM in Varadero and 9:03 AM in Rio de Janeiro.

Gol Transportes Aéreos and American Airlines offer flights from Varadero Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 6570 km
  • Duration: 18h 20m

What companies run services between Varadero, Cuba and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

American Airlines and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Varadero to Rio de Janeiro twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8500
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 10000
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 12000
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 15000
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 11000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cancun, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 5500
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Orlando, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 5500
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 14m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Cancun, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9000
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2500 - R$ 7000
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 7000
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 14m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 3900 - R$ 11000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Varadero to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4300 - R$ 8000
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 9000
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 8500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 9500
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Panama City, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2600 - R$ 8500
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via New York JFK, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 4100 - R$ 13000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 3500 - R$ 13000
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Newark, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 3600 - R$ 13000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santa Clara to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 14m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 9500
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Havana to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3300 - R$ 12000
Bus operators
Ómnibus Nacionales
Phone
+53 7873 7373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Varadero to Havana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Varadero to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
facebook.com

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