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Fares from $75 One Way, $170 Round Trip from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago

Prices starting at $170 for return flights and $75 for one-way flights to Santiago 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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Flights from Rio De Janeiro to Santiago

Rio de Janeiro International Airport

Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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.

Airports in Santiago

If you are looking for cheap flights to Santiago, check out Orbitz.com for great deals on air tickets. Santiago, Chile, is served by the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. It is the largest airport in Chile and one of the busiest in the world. Located in Pudahuel, it is nine miles northwest of downtown. It may also be referred to as Santiago International Airport or Pudahuel Airport.

Transportation From the Airport

Rental cars are available at the airport. Check to see if your hotel or resort offers a shuttle from the airport. Santiago also has buses and taxis available. There are two airport taxi services: Taxi Oficial and Taxi Vip, which can be found near the baggage claim area. Centropuerto buses arrive every 10 minutes during the week and every 15 minutes on the weekends. Orbitz.com can help you with more than just air tickets. While you are finding low fares to Santiago, you also can book a rental car.

Weather in Santiago

Santiago has hot, dry summers lasing from November to March. The average temperatures during the summer are in the 80s, with highs reaching into the 90s. Lasting from June to August, winters temperatures average in the 50s. The nights are only a few degrees above freezing. If you visit during the winter, bring warm clothes and a jacket.

Santiago's Major Attractions

Santiago has a few buildings still standing from its Spanish colonial period. The Casa Colorada, the San Francisco Church and Posada del Corregidor are just a few examples. Santiago is home to two symphonies. Ski resorts are to the east of the city and wineries to the west. When you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for the best cheap flights to Santiago.

Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Buckle your seat belt and enjoy a trouble-free flight aboard one of the 3 airlines that fly directly from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez). We've put together a list of reliable carriers to book with:

  • LATAM Airlines
  • Sky Airline
  • Emirates
What is the shortest flight from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago?

With the flight from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez) taking a minimum of 4 hours and 35 minutes, there's plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the experience. Treat yourself to a glass of red and sink into your seat with an interesting movie or book.

What airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago most frequently?

The carriers that offer the most frequent flights between Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) and Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez) include LATAM Airlines (LA). This popular option offers 86 flights on the route each month. Sky Airline (H2) also flies from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago. It's another excellent choice and has 11 flights monthly.

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

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 Santiago 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 Santiago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Santiago 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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.