The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Rio de Janeiro from Sao Paulo for $34. This is 95% 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.
In general, November is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Rio de Janeiro. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $892. If you are unable to visit Rio de Janeiro during the month of November, then departing from United States during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $936.
The best time to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro from United States is 45 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $1,063. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Rio de Janeiro for as low as $321.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Rio de Janeiro is on a Wednesday. Travelers who choose to depart for Rio de Janeiro on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as $1,035. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around $1,174. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Rio de Janeiro.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Rio de Janeiro in the afternoon for as low as $1,004. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Rio de Janeiro is in the evening when prices are around $1,170.
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. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out H. Stern.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Rio de Janeiro area find that parks like Aterro do Flamengo are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Rio de Janeiro in June or July.
Visitors planning their vacations to Rio de Janeiro should book their flights for May, August, or September if they are planning on visiting Copacabana Beach. Another popular area beach is Praia de Ipanema.
Those flying to Rio de Janeiro could potentially find better pricing at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport(8 mi from Rio de Janeiro city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
The cheapest airport near Rio de Janeiro is typically Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport with an average price of $671/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.
Currently, Brazil travel restrictions include travel to Rio de Janeiro. Brazil has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not citizens, residents, government employees and their family members, immediate family members of citizens, diplomats, travelers with authorization from the government, travelers with a National Migration Registry, or travelers in transit who do not leave the international area of the airport. These restrictions are expected to remain in place through at least July 29. New exemptions have been added to allow foreigners of any nationality to enter Brazil if they have a temporary visa for one the following purposes: •research, teaching or academic extension; •study; •work; •making an investment; •family reunion; or •artistic or sports activities with a fixed-term contract. Spouses of Brazilian nationals must have a Brazilian marriage certificate to enter the country. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate and be accompanied by a non-official translation in Portuguese. All travelers must present a medical declaration from a health authority or doctor that attests they do not have COVID-19: International flights may only arrive at the following airports: São Paulo International Airport (GRU) Tom Jobim International Airport (Galeão) (GIG), Viracopos International Airport (VCP) Brasília International Airport (BSB) Technical landings to refuel where passengers of restricted entry do not disembark may also enter the country. If you are planning to travel to Rio de Janeiro at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.
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