The city of Rio Grande is located in the extreme south of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, between Lagoa Mirim, Laguna dos Patos and the Atlantic Ocean. Its terrestrial connection happens with the city of Pelotas, distant 75,3km and 220km of the city of Santa Vitória / Chuy. Rio Grande is far from the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, 334.1km
How to get to Rio Grande
From Porto Alegre, it is possible to fly by plane to Pelotas or by direct bus to Rio Grande.
With an hourly departure, from Monday to Friday, from the bus station in Porto Alegre, Planalto and D.A.T.C. carry the passengers from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande. Check the times and buy your ticket on the website: <http://www.rodoviaria-poa.
D.A.T.C – https://e-commerce.passagensweb.net/esipe/Venda/datcriogrande/Principal
Planalto – https://planalto.com.br/site/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwsaR8Z2e5QIVFwWRCh0TzgeQEAAYASAAEgIbDfD_BwE
For the return from Rio Grande to Porto Alegre, information about bus schedules can be obtained at: <http://www.
Currently, the airline Azul offers daily direct flights from Porto Alegre to Pelotas at the following times:
Porto Alegre – Pelotas
|AD-2828||Azul||11:30||Pelotas||monday to saturday|
Pelotas – Porto Alegre
|AD-2485||Azul||13:10||Porto Alegre||monday to friday|
Obs.: The schedule may vary according to the period. Check the website: <https://www.voeazul.com.br/>
During the event, a transfer will be made available to interested participants from Pelotas airport to Rio Grande. The specific request form and times will be posted shortly.
At Porto Alegre Airport, the car rental service is available for interested groups, for those who like to drive and want to have a car available.
Distance between Porto Alegre and Rio Grande – 4h33min (334,1 km), via BR-116
Distance between Pelotas and Rio Grande – 40min (59,5 km), via BR-392/BR-471 and BR-471