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Travelers usually depart from Ministro Pistarini International, or Aeroparque Jorge Newbery when they travel from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, Santos Dumont, or Jacarepaguá Airport. The distance between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro is 1997 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Aerolineas Argentinas, and Flybondi. Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro have 399 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Cristo Redentor, Ipanema Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, and Governador Island.

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Aerolineas Argentinas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Emirates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Flybondi on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Gol Transportes Aéreos on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

JetSMART on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

LATAM Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro

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LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes0
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Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes0
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Aerolineas ArgentinasARGARYesNo
FlybondiFBZFOYesNo

Brazil COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Brazil – 02/2023
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Most travelers from Argentina can enter Brazil, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Brazil

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Brazil in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro is 1997 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Emirates, Flybondi, LATAM Airlines, JetSMART, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Aerolineas Argentinas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Buenos Aires?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Buenos Aires and Puerto Iguazú, Santiago de Chile, London, Dublin, Salta, Bariloche, San Salvador de Jujuy, Córdoba, Barcelona, El Calafate, São Paulo, San Miguel de Tucumán, Mendoza, Posadas, Lima, Ushuaia, Corrientes, Asunción, Sydney, Neuquén.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and London, Dublin, São Paulo, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Montevideo, Salvador, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Bangkok, Cusco, Curitiba, Calama, Brasília, Florianópolis, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Porto Seguro.
Which airports are there in Buenos Aires?
Buenos Aires is mainly served by Ministro Pistarini International. But there are other airports nearby, including Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, El Palomar.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. It is also served by Zona da Mata Regional, Cabo Frio International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro?
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