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Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from $511

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Rio de Janeiro flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Rio de Janeiro found recently by users on momondo
Copa Airlines
Jun 5
FLL6:17 pmFort Lauderdale
32h 18m
1 stop
GIG3:35 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jun 11
GIG5:02 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
12h 19m
1 stop
FLL4:21 pmFort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
Jun 10
MCO11:38 amOrlando
14h 57m
1 stop
GIG3:35 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jun 17
GIG5:02 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
18h 28m
1 stop
MCO10:30 pmOrlando
GOL
Aug 12
MIA10:00 pmMiami
15h 20m
1 stop
SDU2:20 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Aug 25
SDU8:30 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
21h 15m
1 stop
MIA4:45 pmMiami
Multiple Airlines
May 15
MIA5:30 pmMiami
26h 10m
3 stops
SDU8:40 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
May 22
SDU2:20 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
28h 15m
3 stops
MIA5:35 pmMiami
Avianca
Apr 24
MCO3:00 pmOrlando
14h 15m
1 stop
GIG6:15 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Apr 28
GIG1:30 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
14h 40m
1 stop
MCO3:10 pmOrlando
Multiple Airlines
May 16
MIA7:20 pmMiami
24h 20m
2 stops
SDU8:40 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
May 23
SDU9:45 pmRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
20h 50m
2 stops
MIA5:35 pmMiami

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Rio de Janeiro, view some of our deals below provided by Avianca, Copa Airlines and United Airlines
Copa Airlines
Apr 23
FLL6:17 pmFort Lauderdale
12h 34m
1 stop
GIG7:51 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
Apr 23
FLL12:27 pmFort Lauderdale
18h 48m
2 stops
GIG8:15 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
Apr 30
FLL7:25 pmFort Lauderdale
35h 50m
2 stops
GIG8:15 amRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Rio de Janeiro flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Rio de Janeiro flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

The cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from United States is in September. Flight prices, which tend to average around $739, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of May is another great option to travel to Rio de Janeiro, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $760.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Rio de Janeiro?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Rio de Janeiro from Belo Horizonte for $50. This is 75% cheaper than most flight deals to Rio de Janeiro. To find the cheapest price to Rio de Janeiro from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Rio de Janeiro?

According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Rio de Janeiro from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $805. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $891.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Rio de Janeiro?

In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Rio de Janeiro when you can find flight prices for as low as $750. Flying to Rio de Janeiro in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Rio de Janeiro, so prices are often more expensive at around $880 per ticket.

How long does it take to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in United States you fly out of and what airport in Rio de Janeiro you fly into. For example, flying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl takes 15h on average. On the other hand, flying from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl takes 23h 10m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo if there are any available for your route.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Rio de Janeiro?

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Rio de Janeiro from United States when booking 53 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Rio de Janeiro for around $906 when searching 53 days out. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Rio de Janeiro from United States for as low as $753 on momondo.

Cheapest flights to Rio de Janeiro airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Rio de Janeiro airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Rio de Janeiro

Los Angeles (LAX) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

Typically, flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro, which has an average price of $953

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember22% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro costs on average just $748 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LOS ANGELESDecember60% more expensiveIt costs about $1,528 for flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LOS ANGELESDecember507% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles in December than any other month

Cheap Rio de Janeiro flight deals and tips

Summary info about Rio de Janeiro flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$238

Best Round-Trip Price

$511

Fastest flight time

12h 34m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Rio de Janeiro from United States in the last 72 hours is $238 (Fort Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Rio de Janeiro from United States in the last 72 hours is $511 (Fort Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl).
The fastest flight to Rio de Janeiro from United States takes 12h 34m (Fort Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Rio de Janeiro, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Avianca.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Rio de Janeiro

How long does it take to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

Depending on the departure city in the US, the flight duration to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can vary. Travelers from Los Angeles can expect a trip of about 17-20 hours with at least one layover when they depart from LAX. Chicago travelers similarly have trips that vary from 15-20 hours. Again, those from Chicago should expect at least one layover. New Yorkers will face a travel time of roughly 13-17 hours.

Where can you fly directly into Rio de Janeiro from?

Almost all flights from the United States to Rio de Janeiro go through Miami. Whether you are flying from New York, Los Angeles, or anywhere in between. The flight will more than likely go through Miami International Airport (MIA). Nonstop flights from Miami to Rio de Janeiro last roughly 7 hours 30 minutes to 8 hours 30 minutes. Houston also has some flights that go directly to Rio. A nonstop flight from Houston to Rio last just over 10 hours. However, most other places should expect at least one layover in Miami on their trip to Rio.

What is there to do in Rio de Janeiro when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Rio de Janeiro and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of January, March, and December. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Rio de Janeiro, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Rio de Janeiro you will find Palacio do Catete nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Shopping centers like BarraShopping are very popular destinations for those visiting the Rio de Janeiro area. BarraShopping is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.

When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Rio de Janeiro?

If your plan is to spend time at Copacabana Beach while visiting Rio de Janeiro, momondo recommends you plan your trip for May, August, or September when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low. Another popular area beach is Praia de Ipanema.

Is there an alternative airport near Rio de Janeiro?

Those flying to Rio de Janeiro could potentially find better pricing at Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (1 mi from Rio de Janeiro city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Rio de Janeiro?

The cheapest airport near Rio de Janeiro is typically Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport with an average price of $195/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Are there flights to Copacabana?

Yes, you can travel to Copacabana via a flight to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont airport in Rio de Janeiro (Copacabana is 4.5 mi from the airport).

What’s the closest airport to Copacabana Beach?

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont in Rio de Janeiro is the closest airport to Copacabana Beach (distance: 4.2 mi).

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Rio de Janeiro?

Prices for flights to Rio de Janeiro refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Rio de Janeiro.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Rio de Janeiro can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Rio de Janeiro. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Rio de Janeiro?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to Rio de Janeiro. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

Can I find flights to Rio de Janeiro with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Rio de Janeiro which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights to Rio de Janeiro?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to Rio de Janeiro. Filter by price, airline, airports, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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