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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Rio de Janeiro. Current restrictions to Rio de Janeiro are based on Brazil travel restrictions.

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When is the best time to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

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 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight 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.

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. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out H. Stern.

Is there a good place to hike near Rio de Janeiro?

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.

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

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.

Is there an alternative airport near Rio de Janeiro?

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.

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 $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.


What are the current travel restrictions for Rio de Janeiro?

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.


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
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
GOL
Sep 4
MIA
Miami
8h 25m
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Sep 12
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
9h 00m
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Nov 25
MIA
Miami
16h 50m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Mar 21
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
13h 05m
1 stop
MIA
Miami
Lufthansa
Sep 5
MIA
Miami
16h 22m
1 stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Sep 13
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
19h 30m
1 stop
MIA
Miami
GOL
Aug 19
MIA
Miami
8h 25m
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Aug 31
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
9h 00m
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Sep 9
MIA
Miami
8h 25m
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Feb 9
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
21h 04m
1 stop
MIA
Miami
GOL
Sep 5
MIA
Miami
8h 25m
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Sep 13
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
9h 00m
MIA
Miami

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro

If you're looking for one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro, view some of our deals below.
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Multiple Airlines
Sep 12
MIA
Miami
46h 10m
3 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 1
EWR
Newark
32h 10m
3 stops
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
Aug 5
EWR
Newark
24h 03m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Which airlines fly to Rio de Janeiro?

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Airports near Rio de Janeiro

Below you will find all the airports in Rio de Janeiro along with the distance from the city center

Popular routes to Rio de Janeiro

Most frequently searched flights to Rio de Janeiro along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 00m
Cheapest price
$52
Foz do Iguaçu to Rio de Janeiro Flights
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4h 45m
Cheapest price
$103
Santiago to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 45m
Cheapest price
$183
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 55m
Cheapest price
$207
Lima to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 15m
Cheapest price
$344
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