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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.