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Journey details

Best price $ 22.86
Journey duration 19 h 7 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 16:30
Last departure 20:30
Distance 580.4 mi

Traveling from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro with Virail

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro?

The cheapest bus tickets from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro cost $ 16.83. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 50.44 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro.

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How much time will it take to go from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro by bus?

The journey between Brasília and Rio de Janeiro by bus usually takes 19 h 11 min to cover a distance of 580.4 mi. The shortest journey from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro will take you 17 h 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Rio de Janeiro quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Brasília at 20:30. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 20:30. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do departures from Brasília leave for Rio de Janeiro?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Brasília to Rio de Janeiro. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 10 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include KAISSARA, Útil, Útil and Clickbus, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 2 departures from Brasília which travel directly to Rio de Janeiro. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.