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Cheapest flights to Rio de Janeiro airports

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

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

The month of September is another great option to travel to Rio de Janeiro, with average flight prices from South Africa averaging around R11 086.

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

We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Rio de Janeiro for R12 116.

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

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Rio de Janeiro is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as R11 557. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Thursday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Rio de Janeiro on Thursday is R15 201.

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

In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro when you can find flight prices for as low as R9 194. Flying to Rio de Janeiro in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Rio de Janeiro is at midday when prices are around R22 872.

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 R6 058 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
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Dec 11
CPT
Cape Town Intl
33h 25m
1 stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Dec 31
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
25h 30m
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 25
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21h 10m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 1
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
32h 45m
3 stops
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Jan 7
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 35m
1 stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 13
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
32h 40m
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Jan 7
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
39h 45m
1 stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 14
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
34h 00m
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
Jan 7
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 15m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 14
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
44h 25m
2 stops
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Dec 25
CPT
Cape Town Intl
33h 05m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Jan 1
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
39h 25m
2 stops
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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 provided by Qatar Airways
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Multiple Airlines
Sep 9
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 15m
2 stops
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
Sep 9
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 45m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Qatar Airways
Sep 9
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 35m
2 stops
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Airports near Rio de Janeiro

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

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