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Fares from $108 One Way, $170 Round Trip from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro

Prices starting at $170 for return flights and $108 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 Santiago

Route Information for Flights from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro

Origin Airport IATA CodeSCL
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Finding Flights from Santiago to Rio De Janeiro

Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Santiago, Chile, for your next trip. It searches many airlines to find you a low fare. 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 Santiago. It may also be referred to as Santiago International Airport or Pudahuel Airport.

Airport Parking Information

The Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport has over 4,000 parking spots available. There is an express lot, where you can expect to pay about 2,000 pesos per hour, with a 10,000 peso maximum per day. The roofed lot charges 700 pesos, with a 8,000 peso maximum per day. The Economy lot charges about 300 pesos per hour and 6,500 pesos per day.

Ground Transportation Information

Santiago also has buses and taxis available. There are two airport taxi services: Taxi Oficial and Taxi Vip, which can be found after the baggage claim area. Centropuerto buses arrive every 10 minutes during 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 can book your rental car too.

Santiago Airport Restaurants

The airport has 21 restaurants to choose from, including Ruby Tuesday and Boost & Juice, if you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight. There are also coffee shops, such as Starbucks, and bars that serve alcohol if you want to have a drink. Keep checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Santiago for your next trip.

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 Santiago to Rio de Janeiro - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You can fly straight from Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.). In fact, 4 airlines have nonstop services between these locations. Collect a few more frequent flyer points with one of these sought-after carriers:

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

Traveling from Santiago (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) will take you at least 4 hours. Savor a wine and watch a show or two — here's your chance to just relax.

What airlines fly from Santiago (and vicinity) to Rio de Janeiro (and vicinity) most frequently?

Sky Airline offers the most services from Santiago (and vicinity) to Rio de Janeiro (and vicinity), with 7 flights per month.

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.

^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.