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Fares from $807 One Way, $648 Round Trip from Athens to Rio de Janeiro

Prices starting at $648 for return flights and $807 for one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Rio de Janeiro from Athens

Route Information for Flights from Athens to Rio de Janeiro

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Flights from Athens to Rio De Janeiro

Flying out of Athens

Sometimes trying to find cheap airfare can be a challenging task, but Orbtiz.com makes searching through multiple airlines easy by comparing an assortment of airlines fares at the same time. This gives the budget-conscious traveler several options and makes it easy to find and book cheap flights from Athens.

Athens Major Airport

The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.

Parking Options at the Airport

The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.

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Galeão International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a confusing task. Knowing how to locate the best deals in travel can be difficult, especially if you are on a budget. For the travel planner looking to locate flights to Rio de Janeiro, Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals. The Galeão International Airport is located 12 miles north of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Twenty different airlines render services to the airport to more than 26 domestic locations and 24 international destinations.

Transportation From the Airport

Rio offers several methods for getting around the city. The urban transportation system is available for a flat rate depending on the destination. The airport offers complementary shuttle service to many hotels within the city, and Orbitz.com can help individuals locate car rental agencies in the area. Many rentals are available within the main concourse for convenience. Taxi services are often the best method of travel while in Rio. Fees are charged based on the distance traveled.

Weather in Rio de Janeiro

The warmest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro is February, when temperatures average in the high 80s. The coolest month is in July, when temperatures are in the mid- to low 70s. The city has a very temperate climate year-round, which makes it an excellent vacation spot.

Things to Do in Rio

Visitors to Rio will find plenty of things to do and see. The Botanical Gardens are open every day and feature one of the most exotic gardens in the area, which is home to a wide variety of species of wildlife and plants. Ipanema Beach is ideal for those who want to get some sun. The beach offers hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and a variety of other water activities. Orbitz.com can assist in locating flights to Rio de Janeiro, and securing other travel arrangements.

Flights from Athens to Rio de Janeiro - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Athens to Rio de Janeiro?

While you can't fly direct from Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), there are several airlines that operate on this route with just a single stopover. Why not see if Air France or Lufthansa have flights that work with your travel plans? If not, take a look at Alitalia.

What is the shortest flight from Athens to Rio de Janeiro?

It's a long way from Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) — 13 hours and 25 minutes at least. But your flight doesn't have to be torture. Be prepared and get on the plane with the essentials like a few toiletries and earplugs.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Rio de Janeiro?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Rio de Janeiro have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Rio de Janeiro with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Rio de Janeiro without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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