Cheap Flights To Rio de Janeiro (RIO) Starting at $190

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Cheap Flights to Rio de Janeiro from $190 One Way, $343 Round Trip

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Rio de Janeiro Flight Information

Traveling To Rio de Janeiro
Destination Airport IATA Code RIO
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines GOL Linhas Aereas S.A., Azul, LATAM Airlines Group, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Copa, United
Flight Price $343
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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Rio de Janeiro?
Before you book your seat, have a look at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page contains all the facts about current travel advice, quarantine rules and other helpful info for your flight to Rio de Janeiro.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For all info on adjusting flights due to COVID-19, take a look at our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always wise to browse through your airline’s terms and conditions before booking your tickets.
Which airlines fly to Rio de Janeiro?
With 20 airlines to take your pick of, finding the ideal flight that matches your plans and budget will be easy. Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. Airport (GIG) is a major entrance point to Rio de Janeiro and where you’ll likely be flying into. These leading international airlines will get you there:

  • Gol Transportes Aéreos - 39 flights to Rio de Janeiro per month
  • Aerolineas Argentinas - 36 flights to Rio de Janeiro per month
  • Flybondi - 35 flights to Rio de Janeiro per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Rio de Janeiro?
Lock in a flight to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and you’ll discovering this vibrant city in no time. This airport is approximately 1 mile southeast of the downtown area. But SDU isn’t your only option. Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl. Airport (GIG) also services Rio de Janeiro, so be sure to compare airfares to get the most rewarding deal.
How much is a flight to Rio de Janeiro?
Last week, prices hovered between $343 and $713 for a round-trip flight to Rio de Janeiro. Fares one-way departing from Montevideo (MVD) sank to just $190 over the same period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Rio de Janeiro?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, you can jet for less with Orbitz. The following handy hints will help you land cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro — and leave you with more cash to play with:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Sometimes, other departure points will have cheaper fares.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to see the fares on days around your chosen departure. You may be able to score cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your schedule.
  • To refine your results, hit ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, nonstop flights and refundable flights. You can also select your preferred flight times under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Once you’ve sorted out your travel dates, lock in your flight. Ticket prices generally rise as the departure date nears.
  • Combine your flights, hotels and car rental into a value-for-money package deal. Save your hard-earned money for things you’re really excited about, like discovering every corner of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Whenever possible, avoid traveling in high seasons. Airfares are often at their highest during school breaks, summer and around other vacation times like Easter and Thanksgiving.

How long is a flight to Rio de Janeiro?
Depending on which airport you take off from, your flight to Rio de Janeiro could be an hour or two or longer. Below are the average flight times for some of the most popular domestic routes:

  • Sao Paulo (CGH-Congonhas) to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) - 1 hour
  • Brasilia (BSB-Brasilia Intl. - President Juscelino Kubitschek) to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) - 1 hour and 43 minutes
  • Sao Paulo (GRU-Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl.) to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) - 58 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro?
On average, the cheapest month to book your airfare is January. This is closely followed by February then August. When seeking a cheap flight to Rio de Janeiro, be ready to book. Cheap deals emerge in an instant and don’t wait around!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro?
Typically, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days to book flights to Rio de Janeiro. If you want the best airfares, search across those days and you just might catch a great flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Rio de Janeiro?
You can land cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro by taking to the skies on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturday has the most expensive airfares. Whether you prefer to save cash or take off on whichever day is convenient, you’ll always get a fantastic deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro?
Based on Orbitz data, it’s best to fly out in August. This is generally an excellent month to land cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro. It’s worth noting that the most expensive time to fly is in the month of June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Plans change, and your ticket should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a snap to search for fares with no change fees and free cancellation. Simply enter your departure and arrival destinations and then click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for easy?
What do I need for the flight to Rio de Janeiro?
The trick to having a seamless flight is to plan ahead. Below are some tips to take note of before you take off:

  • In all cases you’ll need some identification. How much? This depends on where you’re flying from. When reserving your flight tickets, we suggest to use the same name, birth date and gender as indicated on your government-issued ID.
  • If you’re flying direct to Rio de Janeiro, it’s likely you’ll be in the air for quite some time. Pack lots of snacks and entertainment to keep you occupied. Now is a great time to get stuck into that book you’ve haven’t finished!
  • Long-haul trips can get seriously cold, especially if you’re flying overnight. If you prefer not to curl up to a stranger for warmth, bring a sweater and some thick socks.

How many direct flights are there to Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro has approximately 381 direct flights each month, so you have no shortage of options to choose from. Bid those pesky stopovers goodbye and fly nonstop with Azul, Gol or LATAM Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Rio de Janeiro?
There are ways of booking business or first-class fares to Rio de Janeiro that won’t burn a hole through your savings. Snap up a seat at the front of the plane for less with these great tips:

  • Being flexible doesn’t just help with your yoga. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when a big sale comes along.
  • Budget airlines offer first or business-class seats at a fraction of the usual cost. Skip the full-service carriers and fly with one these cheaper options.
  • Make the most of your airline’s rewards program and upgrade your seat. You can also bid for an upgrade in an online auction.

How to get into Rio de Janeiro from the airport?
Collect a Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) car rental from SDU airport and easily make your way to the downtown area of Rio de Janeiro. Select a vehicle from one of the main rental branches on-site such as Movida, Sixt or Budget. After you’ve put your baggage in the trunk, the town center is 1 mile to the northwest. If you’d rather take a taxi into town and zoom off in some wheels from there instead, browse through our Rio de Janeiro car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Rio de Janeiro?
are the most popular months to visit Rio de Janeiro. If an average daily high of 85undefined sounds enticing, purchase your seats for the beginning of summertime — December 1. Many vacationers favor this time of year for its warmer weather. In the evening, the average temperature falls to 75undefined.
Travel tips for Rio de Janeiro

  • Step out in the downtown area and enjoy a walking tour of some of the city’s leading attractions. Museum of Modern Art and Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro are favorites with tourists.
  • Also find time for the sights a short drive from Rio de Janeiro’s center. Set out for Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain and see another side of this exceptional destination.
  • Love to venture to some of Rio de Janeiro State’s other cities? Pick up a car rental and hotfoot it to Petrópolis or Barra do Pirai — or both! With your own ride, discovering those harder-to-reach destinations will also be easy.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.