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Travelers usually depart from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Santos Dumont when they travel from Rio de Janeiro to Lima. Book your trip to arrive at Jorge Chávez International, Lima - Plaza Norte, Lima - Cruz del Sur, Lima - Oltursa, or Lima-Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Lima is 3781 km. The most popular airlines for this route are LATAM Airlines, Sky Airline, Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos, and Boliviana de Aviación. Rio de Janeiro and Lima have 213 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Lima

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes
Sky AirlineSKUH2Yes
AzulAZUADYes
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes
Boliviana de AviaciónBOVOBYes

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Peru COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Brazil can enter Peru, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Peru
  • Mandatory health declaration form
  • Mandatory health pass for domestic travel and public activity

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Brazil
Additional information
  • Masks are not required in public

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 Peru in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Rio de Janeiro to Lima?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Rio de Janeiro and Lima takes around 5.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and Lima?
The flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and Lima is 3781 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Rio de Janeiro and Lima?
Several carriers operate flights between Rio de Janeiro and Lima. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LATAM Airlines.
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, São Paulo, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Santiago de Chile, Florianópolis, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Brasília, Recife, Curitiba, Cusco, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Fortaleza, Porto Seguro, Lisbon, Porto Alegre, Cuiabá.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lima?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lima and Cusco, Santiago de Chile, London, Arequipa, Iquitos, Puerto Maldonado, Juliaca, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Talara, Toronto, Bangkok, Bogotá, Pucallpa, Caracas, Montevideo, La Paz, Vancouver, Taipei, Tarapoto.
Which airports are there in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is mainly served by Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. But there are other airports nearby, including Santos Dumont.
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 Cabo Frio International, Zona da Mata Regional.
What airports are near Lima?
The main airport in Lima is Jorge Chávez International. It is also served by Jorge Chávez International, Santa Maria.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Rio de Janeiro and Lima?
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