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About Flights to South America

Summary info about to South America flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

3h 24m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South America from United States in the last 72 hours is $71 (Fort Lauderdale to Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to South America from United States in the last 72 hours is $136 (Miami to Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl).
The fastest flight to South America from United States takes 3h 24m (Fort Lauderdale to Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to South America, including JetBlue, Spirit Airlines and Avianca.

Flight prices to countries in South America

Interested in flights to South America? Find the countries in South America that you can fly to for the biggest bang for your buck


$757 - $1,874

CHEAPEST COUNTRYColombia42% cheaperUsers typically spent $555 less on flights to Colombia
MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRYFrench Guiana43% more expensiveUsers typically spent $562 more on trips to French Guiana
MOST POPULAR COUNTRY TO FLY TOColombia344% more popularAs a popular travel destination, more of our users plan to visit Colombia than any other country in South America

Where are the most popular flight destinations in South America?

The most popular flight destination in South America, according to our users, is Colombia, followed by Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Ecuador.

Cheapest flights to cities in South America

Select a country below and find which cities make for the cheapest flights to South America
South America

Cheapest flight to South America from Bogotá


When booking a flight to South America, the best-priced flight will typically be to Medellín for $31, which is 97% less than the continental average.

Most expensive flight to South America from Bogotá


Flights to South America are typically 96% more expensive when flying to Natal, where the average price is $797

Frequently asked questions about flying to South America

When did momondo last update prices for flights to South America?

Prices for flights to South America are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to South America?

How old do you have to be to fly to South America?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to South America.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South America?

The required travel and health documents for your South America trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at South America. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

Where is it cheapest to fly into South America?

If you're headed to South America, consider flying into Barranquilla E Cortissoz airport in Barranquilla for the best deals, with an average airfare of $48. Alternatively, Cartagena Rafael Nunez airport in Cartagena is a close second for cheapest flights to South America with an average airfare of $55.

Popular cities and sights in South America

Take a trip to visit these popular cities and see some of the most iconic and historic sights in South America

South America flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to South America found recently by users on momondo
Feb 14
MIA6:30 amMiami
10h 13m
2 stops
MDE4:43 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Feb 21
MDE6:28 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
8h 17m
2 stops
MIA2:45 amMiami
Multiple Airlines
Apr 8
MIA5:25 pmMiami
9h 20m
2 stops
BOG1:45 amBogotá El Dorado
Apr 18
BOG6:44 amBogotá El Dorado
6h 51m
1 stop
MIA2:35 pmMiami
Spirit Airlines
Jan 21
FLL10:50 amFort Lauderdale
3h 32m
MDE2:22 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Feb 3
MDE2:34 amMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
3h 26m
FLL6:00 amFort Lauderdale
LATAM Airlines
Apr 10
MIA5:27 pmMiami
3h 43m
BOG8:10 pmBogotá El Dorado
Apr 15
BOG7:00 amBogotá El Dorado
3h 57m
MIA11:57 amMiami
Feb 2
FLL9:48 amFort Lauderdale
3h 24m
MDE1:12 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Feb 11
MDE2:12 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
3h 41m
FLL5:53 pmFort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
Jan 19
MIA4:17 pmMiami
6h 53m
1 stop
BOG11:10 pmBogotá El Dorado
Jan 21
BOG8:52 amBogotá El Dorado
12h 35m
1 stop
MIA9:27 pmMiami

Find the cheapest one-way flights to South America

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to South America, view some of our deals below provided by Avianca, JetBlue and LATAM Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Jan 17
FLL9:54 pmFort Lauderdale
3h 30m
MDE1:24 amMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Mar 6
MIA1:15 pmMiami
9h 02m
2 stops
BOG10:17 pmBogotá El Dorado
LATAM Airlines
Feb 29
MIA5:30 pmMiami
3h 25m
MDE8:55 pmMedellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl

Cheapest flight routes to South America

These routes have the cheapest flights to South America found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
MiamiCali3h 40m$149
Fort LauderdaleCartagena2h 46m$154
MiamiBogotá3h 30m$162
MiamiCartagena2h 44m$167
Fort LauderdaleMedellín3h 24m$179
Fort LauderdaleBogotá3h 32m$190
NashvilleCartagena6h 14m$199
TampaCartagena6h 30m$200
OrlandoBogotá4h 00m$205
AtlantaCartagena3h 56m$207
HoustonCali8h 16m$209
MiamiMedellín3h 25m$210
ClevelandCartagena7h 54m$211
New YorkCartagena4h 55m$213
BostonCartagena7h 26m$214
Fort LauderdaleCali3h 47m$215

Best things to do and see in South America

What popular events take place in South America?

Among the various popular events celebrated in South America, the Carnival in Brazil might be one of the most impressive. This Carnival in Rio de Janeiro may just be one of the most famous events in the world. It’s celebrated the few weeks before the Christian Lent period. This generally falls every year between February and March. The streets fill with people in costumes, music, food and parades. If you have flights to South America in August, you can’t miss the Feria de las Flores in Colombia. The festival of flowers lasts for 10 days in the beginning of the month, celebrating the Paisa culture. The streets of Medellin fill with parades of Paisas carrying flower displays. Another festival celebrated in South America that you won’t want to miss is the Inti Raymi in Peru. This event takes place on the 24th of June every year as the ancient Incan Festival of the Sun celebrating the year’s harvesting season. It’s mainly found in the Incan capital, the city of Cusco. The streets of the city fill with music, traditional dancers and colorful processions.

What can you see and do in South America?

The entire continent of South America is full of magnificent attractions and beautiful scenery to witness. When looking for your South America flight deals, there are a few popular attractions you won’t want to miss. Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel that dates back to the 15th century. You’ll find it tucked in the Andes mountain range near the city of Cusco. The best time to visit is most likely around spring or fall. The dry season from June to August is a good time too but can get very busy. The Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. They make up the largest waterfall in the world. The times of the year that the Iguazu Falls are busiest is mainly during Easter holidays as well as from December to February. This coincides with the locals’ summer holidays and it can get quite crowded. The Torres del Paine National Park is where you’ll find lakes, mountains and glaciers, all part of the Chilean Patagonia. The time of the year with the best weather to visit this national park is in their summertime, from November to March. However, it can also get quite crowded during these months.

What are some popular destinations in South America?

One of the top destinations to visit in South America is possibly the Argentine Patagonia. This area of Argentina is where you can see diverse wildlife, majestic mountains and some jaw-dropping glaciers. Some top sites are the Los Glaciares National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, or Ushuaia on the Tierra del Fuego Island in the southernmost point of Argentina. The best time to visit the Argentine Patagonia is most likely in the southern hemisphere’s springtime and summertime, from October to March. This is when the weather is at its mildest. The area can get quite crowded from December through February. Another top destination to see in South America is the area of Cusco in Peru. Within the city of Cusco you can visit the Saqsaywaman and Qorikancha Incan ruins. If you make your way into the mountains surrounding it, there’s the Sacred Valley as well as the Machu Picchu Incan citadel high above sea level. The high season to visit Cusco is generally in the dry months from around April to September, the temperatures start getting colder but you avoid the rainy season. Nonetheless, June through August can get quite crowded in Cusco.

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Can I find flights to South America with flexible booking policies on momondo?

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

How can momondo help me find flights to South America?

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If you are not ready to book a flight to South America now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to South America and let you know when they change.

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