Flights from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza

Selected fares from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
RIO FOR Sat, Mar 14 - Sun, Mar 15 $153
RIO FOR Thu, Aug 20 - Thu, Aug 27 $356
RIO FOR Sun, Mar 29 - Sun, Apr 5 $421

Rio De Janeiro and Fortaleza airports and terminals

Airports in Rio De Janeiro RJ, BR

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    Rio de Janeiro Int'l airport (GIG)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from GIG to FOR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 GOL
    Terminal 2 US Airways
  • 2

    Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)

    Distance from City Center: 5.4 miles

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Airports in Fortaleza CE, BR

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    Pinto Martins (FOR)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from RIO to FOR

    GOL, US Airways
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Flights to Fortaleza

Rio de Janeiro International Airport finds flights from Rio de Janeiro to any domestic or international destination. The website searches different flight combinations to make sure you find a ticket with a low fare. The Rio de Janeiro International Airport is located at 20 de Janeiro Avenue, approximately nine miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nineteen different airlines service the airport including Delta, Air France, American Airlines and US Airways.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot for passengers who want to leave their car at the airport while they travel. Parking in the lot costs $24.89 for days one through three, $19.91 for days four through six, $17.42 for days seven through nine and $14.93 for each additional day after the ninth day. You can also take a taxi to the airport. The cab fare from Rio de Janeiro to the airport ranges from $20 to $30 depending on the cab company you use and the time of day you need transportation. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, use to make your reservations.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a meal before your flight, the airport has several options available. Moiselle Restaurant, Rei do Mate and Air Point are located in Terminal 1. Spoleto, Pastello and Bob's are located in Terminal 2. When you use to find flights from Rio de Janeiro, you can save money by purchasing the services you need in discount packages. This way, you'll have plenty of extra cash to have a meal before your flight.

Flying to Fortaleza

When you book flights to Fortaleza through, you'll fly into Pinto Martins International Airport. Located on Avenida Senador Carlos Jereissati, this airport is less than 5 miles from downtown Fortaleza. Several international airlines service this airport, including Air Italy, Avianca Brazil and TAM Airlines.

Transportation within Fortaleza

If you're a traveler on a budget, the most economical way to travel from the airport to your local destination is by bus. Buses cost less than $1 per trip and can be found on the underground floor of the airport. For more convenient transportation, you can hire a taxi on the ground floor of the airport. Taxi fees are fixed, rather than being metered, and cost around $14 per trip. For ultimate flexibility, you can rent a car from Mare Rent-a-Car, Costa Dourada Rent-a-Car or Dunas Rent-a-Car. Car rentals start at around $25 per day, with costs rising with the quality of the vehicle you wish to rent.

Fortaleza Weather

Fortaleza has a tropical climate, with high winds and humidity. A vacation planner should count on warm weather throughout the year. December and January are the warmest months, with temperatures reaching up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. February through May are cooler months, with temperatures below 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The cooler months also have a lot of rain, so bring an umbrella.

Must-See Attractions

Since Fortaleza is located on the coast, tourists may enjoy visiting one of its many beaches, including Jericoacoara Beach and Cumbuco Beach. Those seeking a bit of culture should check out Jose de Alencar Theater and Metropolitana Cathedral. No matter what you do once you're there, you can book cheap flights to Fortaleza through

Interesting facts about flights from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 14m.
    • US Airways flight 7822 (8:50 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza.
    • GOL flight 1540 (2:58 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza (US Airways flight 7822, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 12m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza (GOL flight 1540, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 3h 16m.
    • Flights from Rio de Janeiro Int'l airport (GIG), Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Pinto Martins (FOR) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza on Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
TAM/TAM JJ3028/JJ3882 SDU 5:52 PM FOR 1:39 AM 319/320 7hr 47min
GOL G31542 GIG 10:14 PM FOR 1:50 AM 73G 3hr 36min
TAM/TAM JJ3687/JJ3324 GIG 7:37 PM FOR 1:56 AM 320/321 6hr 19min
TAM/TAM JJ3669/JJ3322 GIG 9:34 PM FOR 3:35 AM 319/321 6hr 1min
GOL/GOL G31474/G31653 GIG 11:07 PM FOR 4:50 AM 738/738 5hr 43min
TAM/TAM JJ3440/JJ3574 GIG 5:24 AM FOR 12:12 PM 320/320 6hr 48min
GOL/GOL G31990/G31094 GIG 6:25 AM FOR 12:45 PM 738/738 6hr 20min
GOL/GOL G31184/G31094 SDU 6:38 AM FOR 12:45 PM 73G/738 6hr 7min
TAM/TAM JJ3444/JJ3066 GIG 7:38 AM FOR 1:51 PM 320/321 6hr 13min
TAM/TAM JJ3022/JJ3066 SDU 7:06 AM FOR 1:51 PM 319/321 6hr 45min
TAM/TAM JJ3146/JJ3840 SDU 6:02 AM FOR 1:58 PM 319/320 7hr 56min
TAM/TAM JJ3022/JJ3840 SDU 7:06 AM FOR 1:58 PM 319/320 6hr 52min
GOL/GOL G31622/G31912 GIG 7:20 AM FOR 2:32 PM 73G/73G 7hr 12min