Brasilia - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

USA. The American flight is now back, after some time without it, that has direct connection to Miami. Otherwise, your connections tend to be via Sao Paulo or Panama. It is easy to travel within Brazil and there are several regional airlines with good prices. Driving outside Brasilia is decent, but not practical to drive distant cities as this is a rather large country - Oct 2021

Travel from DC is long as there are no direct flights to Brasilia. You either fly via Houston to Sao Paulo and then on to Brasilia, or via Miami to Brasilia. Flight time is about 14 hours. - May 2020

Seattle. 8 hours to Miami, then another 5 hours from there. - May 2017

West Virginia, USA. The trip takes about 13-20 hours, depending on connections. The main flights out of Brasilia go to Miami, but often you are routed through Sao Paulo first. - May 2017

DC. About 15 hours. Usually São Paulo and/or Miami. - Mar 2017

Washington D.C. Between 14- 18 hours. Given Brazil's falling currency (Real), Delta is closing, TAM/Gol have fewer flights, etc. All that is left are American Airlines flights that are cheap and uncomfortable. They connect through Sao Paulo to get to the US. Without Delta, everything is changing and is more difficult. - May 2016

New York City. Haven't gone home in two years, but travel time would be most of a day or all night, depending on connecting flights. It requires at least two flights. The only direct flights from Brasilia to US are to Atlanta and Miami. - Aug 2015

Washington, DC. 13-14 hours of travel, including a layover in either Miami or Atlanta before a red-eye directly into Brasilia. - Aug 2015

United States - connect through Atlanta, then have an 8 hour flight on Delta overnight, crammed in economy with cats meowing all night. - Aug 2015

We don't really have a home base in the USA but most often we fly to Florida or DC. Normal routes are via Miami or Atlanta. There are direct flights to those cities from Brasilia. They are overnight flights, around 8 to 9 hours. - Jun 2014

Home base is Washington, DC. Flights take 12 hours with one connection in Sao Paulo, or 10 hours with one connection in Atlanta. - Sep 2012

Washington, DC. One connecting flight in Atlanta or Florida, about fourteen hours. - Dec 2011

Washington. 15 hours to several days depending on the airline. There are real issues with the Delta city-pair. Avoid it if you can. - Aug 2011

There are non-stop flights to DC from Sao Paulo and Rio, but not from Brasilia. It takes around 14 hours (with one stop) to get from Brasilia to DC. - Dec 2009

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