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Cheapest flights to Rio de Janeiro airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Rio de Janeiro airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Rio de Janeiro

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport (GIG)

Typically, flights to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl, which has an average price of R10 779


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

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

    In general, September is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around R9 634. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of September, then book flights to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa during May instead. Flights to Rio de Janeiro in May, while not as cheap as those in September, still average around R9 829.

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

    In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro is about 53 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R10 958.

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

    On average, the least expensive day to fly to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as R9 908. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro on a Thursday will generally be more expensive and average around R12 993. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

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

    The cheapest time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is in the afternoon when flights can be purchased for as low as R8 189. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of R24 773.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Rio de Janeiro?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Rio de Janeiro is possible. If you are planning a flight to Rio de Janeiro, consider booking flights to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport (13 km from Rio de Janeiro city centre).

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

    Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport has an average price of R5 826 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Rio de Janeiro. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


Rio de Janeiro flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Rio de Janeiro found recently by users on momondo
Ethiopian Air
Dec 17
CPT9:35Cape Town Intl
36h 50m
2 stops
SDU22:25Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Jan 1
SDU1:20Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
50h 25m
2 stops
CPT3:45Cape Town Intl
R12 686
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Qatar Airways
Dec 1
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
29h 15m
2 stops
SDU20:40Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Jan 6
SDU6:00Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
36h 00m
2 stops
JNB18:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 915
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Multiple Airlines
Oct 12
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
42h 25m
2 stops
GIG9:50Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Oct 19
GIG17:10Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
55h 00m
2 stops
JNB0:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
R15 379
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Lufthansa
Jan 16
CPT13:20Cape Town Intl
41h 05m
1 stop
GIG6:25Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 30
GIG13:25Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
35h 25m
1 stop
CPT0:50Cape Town Intl
R16 037
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Ethiopian Air
Dec 19
CPT9:35Cape Town Intl
33h 30m
2 stops
GIG19:05Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 1
GIG14:45Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
37h 00m
2 stops
CPT3:45Cape Town Intl
R12 686
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Qatar Airways
Dec 1
JNB8:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
34h 40m
2 stops
GIG19:20Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 6
GIG13:40Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
34h 00m
2 stops
JNB23:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 915
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro, view some of our deals below provided by Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Feb 8
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
32h 45m
2 stops
GIG22:55Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 3
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 40m
2 stops
SDU23:00Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Qatar Airways
Feb 8
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
32h 20m
2 stops
SDU22:30Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Airports near Rio de Janeiro

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

Popular routes to Rio de Janeiro

Most frequently searched flights to Rio de Janeiro along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time35h 15m
Cheapest priceR15 559

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