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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 R11 088


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 911. 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 R10 111.

  • 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 R11 273.

  • 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 R10 192. 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 R13 366. 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 424. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of R25 484.

  • 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).

  • Are there flights to Leme?

    Yes. To go to Leme, book a flight to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont which is in Rio de Janeiro and is about 5,7 km away from Leme.


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
Multiple Airlines
Apr 5
JNB12:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
34h 50m
2 stops
SDU23:20Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Apr 13
SDU8:05Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
21h 20m
2 stops
JNB5:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R13 220
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SWISS
Apr 5
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
44h 50m
2 stops
GIG12:15Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Apr 13
GIG8:15Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
39h 55m
2 stops
JNB0:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 466
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SWISS
Mar 16
JNB16:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
52h 05m
2 stops
GIG20:30Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Mar 29
GIG16:50Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
31h 20m
2 stops
JNB0:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 866
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United Airlines
Jan 30
JNB17:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
40h 35m
2 stops
GIG9:35Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Feb 13
GIG16:55Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
39h 25m
2 stops
JNB8:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 913
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Lufthansa
Mar 14
CPT14:20Cape Town Intl
54h 00m
2 stops
GIG20:20Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Mar 21
GIG14:15Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
30h 45m
2 stops
CPT21:00Cape Town Intl
R15 805
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Multiple Airlines
Feb 2
JNB14:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 55m
2 stops
SDU22:10Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Feb 9
SDU13:55Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
35h 15m
2 stops
JNB1:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
R15 928
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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.
Multiple Airlines
Mar 5
CPT13:10Cape Town Intl
32h 20m
2 stops
SDU21:30Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
Mar 2
CPT13:10Cape Town Intl
34h 45m
2 stops
GIG23:55Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 5
CPT13:10Cape Town Intl
33h 45m
2 stops
GIG22:55Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Which airlines fly to Rio de Janeiro?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Rio de Janeiro
  • Which airlines fly to Rio de Janeiro?

    LATAM Airlines is the airline most momondo users in South Africa opt for when booking flights to Rio de Janeiro. TAAG, Emirates and South African are also popular choices when flying to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa. Most major airlines flying from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


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
Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time37h 30m
Cheapest priceR14 866
Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time41h 45m
Cheapest priceR16 113

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