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Find cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from R10 560

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Cheap flight deals to Rio de Janeiro

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights to Rio de Janeiro that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
17:55 - 0:35CPT-GIG
35h 40m2 stops
15:05 - 22:40GIG-CPT
26h 35m2 stops
R13 262
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lun., avr. 15 - jeu., avr. 25
18:40 - 21:30CPT-SDU
31h 50m2 stops
13:15 - 12:35SDU-CPT
18h 20m2 stops
R14 603
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lun., avr. 15 - jeu., avr. 25
13:40 - 22:45JNB-GIG
38h 05m2 stops
22:45 - 7:05GIG-JNB
27h 20m2 stops
R14 792LATAM Airlines
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ven., mars 22 - ven., mars 29
13:40 - 8:30JNB-SDU
23h 50m1 stop
19:05 - 7:05SDU-JNB
31h 00m1 stop
R14 943LATAM Airlines
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ven., mars 22 - ven., mars 29
13:40 - 9:40JNB-GIG
25h 00m2 stops
19:20 - 7:05GIG-JNB
30h 45m1 stop
R14 962LATAM Airlines
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ven., mars 22 - ven., mars 29
20:40 - 13:15JNB-GIG
45h 35m2 stops
15:30 - 10:10GIG-JNB
37h 40m2 stops
R21 763SWISS
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mer., mars 6 - mer., mars 13
12:35 - 13:30CPT-SDU
29h 55m2 stops
20:15 - 17:15SDU-CPT
64h 00m2 stops
R23 482Qatar Airways
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mar., mars 19 - mar., avr. 9
19:10 - 15:55JNB-GIG
25h 45m1 stop
2:45 - 10:15GIG-JNB
26h 30m1 stop
R24 842Emirates
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jeu., mai 16 - mer., mai 29
13:40 - 13:30JNB-SDU
28h 50m2 stops
19:05 - 9:40SDU-JNB
33h 35m2 stops
R26 203Qatar Airways
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lun., mars 18 - lun., mars 25
22:20 - 15:55JNB-GIG
46h 35m1 stop
2:55 - 10:55GIG-JNB
27h 00m1 stop
R26 996Emirates
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lun., mars 18 - dim., mars 24

Flights to Rio de Janeiro - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Rio de Janeiro to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

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

The average price of all flights to Rio de Janeiro clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is Sunday where tickets can be as cheap as R20 042. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Thursday, where prices are R27 149 on average.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Rio de Janeiro, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights to Rio de Janeiro is September, where tickets cost R19 326 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are March and May, where the average cost of tickets from South Africa is R26 921 and R25 239 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is September with an average price of R19 326.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro?

The average price for all flights to Rio de Janeiro depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is generally in the morning, when flights cost R19 109 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is generally at night, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R25 736.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Rio de Janeiro, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 60 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Rio de Janeiro?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport, with an average flight price of R1 517.

How many airports are there in Rio de Janeiro?

There are 2 airports in Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) and Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU). The busiest airport is Rio de Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG), with 63% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Rio de Janeiro?

The duration of your flight to Rio de Janeiro depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Rio de Janeiro on KAYAK are from Cape Town, which takes 15h 15m, and Johannesburg, which takes 16h 40m.

How many long-haul flights are there to Rio de Janeiro each week?

Each week there are around 143 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), 71 medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) and 1 257 short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to Rio de Janeiro. The most long-haul flights depart from Lisbon.

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R10 560
Best time to beat the crowds (0% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (3% more expensive on average)
Flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

When to book flights to Rio de Janeiro

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to Rio de Janeiro based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to Rio de Janeiro based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking Rio de Janeiro flights

  • Which Rio de Janeiro airport is closest to central Rio de Janeiro?

    Rio de Janeiro is served by 2 major airports. Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (2 km) is the closest to the centre of Rio de Janeiro and Rio de Janeiro-Galeao Airport is 13 km from the centre.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Rio de Janeiro?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Rio de Janeiro.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Rio de Janeiro?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Rio de Janeiro is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Rio de Janeiro?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Rio de Janeiro with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Rio de Janeiro?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Rio de Janeiro up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Rio de Janeiro?

    Of the 4 airlines that fly to Rio de Janeiro, GOL offers the most flights, with around 504 per week, followed by LATAM Airlines with 350 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro

  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be February, March and April. The cheapest month to fly from South Africa is September.
  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Rio de Janeiro flight deals.

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Find which airlines fly direct to Rio de Janeiro, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

South Africa to Rio de Janeiro

Monday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +38 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +39 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +37 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +38 more

Thursday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Friday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Saturday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Sunday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

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Direct returns

Rio de Janeiro to South Africa

Monday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +38 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +39 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +37 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +38 more

Thursday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Friday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Saturday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

Sunday

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, +39 more

ANA, Aerolineas Argentinas, +40 more

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Top 5 airlines flying to Rio de Janeiro

Need help choosing which airline to fly with to Rio de Janeiro? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to KAYAK reviews.
8,1
EmiratesOverall score based on 4340 reviews
82boarding
84crew
79food
83entertainment
82overall
81comfort
Airline reviews

More leg room and comfortable seats at least for long flights

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More leg room and comfortable seats at least for long flights

Inexperienced e crew, no personal greeting for gold member, not the same emirates service that I know. I take this flight almost weekly

Check-in process at Bengaluru airport was atrociously slow. Emirates should allow baggage drop option after online check-in and verification of documents. The rest of the flight was quite good and we didn't have any complaints.

Great flight. Comfortable seats, courteous service, and excellent selection for entertainment.

The individual attention the crew gives to passengers is commendable and I find them positively helpful.

CREW manager was rude and nasty Crew was not friendly either and had discriminatory attitude.

We had a connecting flight which is got delayed they didn’t transfer me to another flight and up I have to by 3 new tickets and I have to pay extra luggage fees cost me rs 100000

I upgraded to first which was great and overall was a good experience. However, the service was a slight let down this time compared to what I would have expected from Emirates First. I ordered my meals and made a point to order the wine I wanted to have with the main course. The main course somehow came before my starter and I decided not to make a fuss of it and just asked for the wine so that I can enjoy it with the steak. It took quite a few minutes before the wrong wine came which I pointed out. At this point I decided to start eating as medium rare steak (the way I like it) was going to get cold . Few minutes later, a different crew came with the same incorrect wine and I had to send it back and waited another few minutes. Both crew came together few minutes later finally with the correct wine. By then I was more than half way through my steak which is rather unfortunate because the steak was good and and wine was good. Would have been perfect to enjoy them together . They were apologetic and when I mentioned that she had forgotten about my starter, she apologised and insisted that she will make it for me even if it’s just to try. They were nice about it all but so many mistakes for a rare experience in First was disappointing and this flight was paid for not miles redemption, even the upgrade.

Everything was perfect except boarding . Have to wait @ gate for 45 minutes after announcing boarding ..

Friendly staff. My seat was changed at the last minute. Afterwards, my seat was taken by someone else by mistake.

Flight was delayed for 4 hours and they misplaced my luggage too. Appalling.

Horrible experience. I was apparently picked at random for a security screening - that was the most demeaning experience I have had in my life with a guy poking and prodding and having me take off my shoes, move up my pants so he could swab my legs - telling me I couldn't bring more than some quantity of cookies - I had 3 boxes of cookies in my luggage. In the end he did let me keep them but that was really uncalled for. Harrassment in the name of security.

Wheelchair was the excellent service. I didn’t have any food or used entertainment. Overall for my trip experience was excellent. Thank you very much and keep up good work. Best regards

Motivated and friendly crew on a somewhat dated but well kept plane. Hd seats in economy may section, so legroom was excellent.

Liked being hydrated. Carryon weight was limited for cold weather clothes that are heavy... could test to improve if possible.

Thank you to the cordial crew and good hydration throughout the flight, food was good too. Carry ons usually weight by themselves so it does reduce option for cold weather clothes that are heavy, so carryon weight is tight.

Pros: "Nothing. There was no flight. The flight was cancelled and you did not notify us. We found it out ourselves by accident. We tried to contact you guys but we could not call or anything other. You guys suck"
Cons: "Notify your customers when the flight is cancelled. Thats the least you can do. Very unprofessional"
Pros: "Not one thing about my experience."
Cons: "The alertness of the staff, the boarding process, the knowledge of the staff. Not breaking my luggage!"
Cons: "I fell sick and my doctor advised against flying. Tried calling Swiss Air and JustFly.com: 6 calls back and forth and 7 hours on hold, no help. Finally got advised on driving to the airport to make the flight change at the Swiss Air counter at O’Hare. The representative told me to bring a note from doctor to switch flights. I did the next day. The same representative looked me in the eye after advising the day before and said there’s nothing she could do. Why make an elderly sick person drive to the airport again if you know already you cannot help??Absolutely terrible experience, no help from the airline or travel agency. Total loss of the full price of the ticket."
Pros: "flight itself"
Cons: "delayed departure EXTREMELY LATE LUGGAGE HANDLING IN BRUSSELS, more than 1 hour after arrival for SKI's to be delivered !!"

All over with Qatar airlines my experience was really bad due to delays and then putting me on different airlines and after 8 hours of wait I had to listen to their is no plane to fly for another 24 hours. Wore experience ever.

Too many boarding protocols. Never experienced with other international flights.

Was required to print a boarding pass, which I'd prefer to avoid. Seat (economy x) was comfortable, service was excellent.

Very bad. We booked 8 months in advance for 2 people but couldn’t get seats together. Food was so bad I couldn’t even eat.

Luggage handling was very very bad. Damaged my new Calvin Klein bag and delayed another. Still did not get it since 2 days. Worst airlines and service.

Terrible airlines - suffered entire flight due to food poisoning from stale food

The overall experience for the price we paid was mediocre. Nothing outstanding! Check in process was standard. Flight attendants could have been more well mannered. I found it rude when the attendant nudged me with the snack box to grab my attention when not looking. She could have said ,’excuse me’ instead. My son’s in flight entertainment was not working. The food was not great either. The snack options were not so great with kids in mind. Overall, might not travel qatar again.

Staff was helpful. Flight was on time. Overall excellent experience. Thank you will fly again.

The flight was quite comfortable for a 12 hour flight! Food was excellent. The service was good, the entertainment was fine. All in all, one of the better long-haul flights I’ve experienced.

My Tv don’t work the whole from Doha to New Delhi. Overnight didn’t work from Bos to Doha and had to eat food without light

Horrific checkin procedure with neither Delta nor Latam figuring out how to check me in. 4 hrs on customer support with both and both airlines pointing to each other who should do checking. I was not checked in until morning of flight, which for international flight is concerning.

the flight from Boston to Curitiba was on time actually 30 minutes earlier. latam was not able to unload the luggage for custom checkup in Sao Paulo ii took two and half hours . i missed the flight to Curitiba spend the night in hotel and then flying in the morning to Curitiba

The flight was overbooked and the solution gave was unrespctful. I arrived 4 hour in advance in the airport and only after 2hous was possible suggest a different ticket with another company LATAM, I have accepted, but when I was checking in at LATAM the tickets was issued without luggage, what it is absurd since I have bought my tickets including it since the beginning. Due to the timing for the next flight was not possible return to Avianca to claim due to the distance between Both companies Avianca and Latam since were located in different terminals. I have insiste to the crew of Latam to call Avianca to solve it, but they could help they were alleging that only paying a thousand pesos Mexicans ($1,000 MXN) to dispatch my luggage would be accepted and I have no money at all. So I had to beg for others passagens, it was an humiliating to exchange luggage with who was platinum in order to return back the luggage in the connection airport in Brazil (GRU). I have no clue that a judicial process would be taken from my side due the lots of stress in sequence by the non professional treatment with a passenger that was just following everything said by Avianca.. Long hours of waiting until next flight and only arrive at final destine in 6hs later..

Cons: "The flight was full and all seats were taken. It means it was impossible to maintain the required and necessary social distancing."
Pros: "Muito confortável. Boarding muito rápido. Muito bem atendido a bordo."
Cons: "Infelizmente o serviço de bordo não pode ser apreciado, mas entendo que é pela segurança dos passageiros."
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "They should be on time but we left 30 minutes later."
Cons: "Boarding was very confusing. The waiting area was filled with people milling around, trying to find their line."
Pros: "The free middle seat because the flight was not full."
Cons: "Bigger glass for wine"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly, and the food was the best I've had on a plane trip."
Cons: "Call for stewards was not working and the temperature of the flight was miserable. Kept asking to reduce the cold and nothing. I had a window seat and there was no way to avoid the air/ac on my face the entire flight. MISERABLE!"

Short lay-overs and total flight times. Everything else could have been better.

Pros: "Leg space was great and bathrooms were wider than usual."
Cons: "The entertainment center was falling, the touch screen was not working well, and the movies were all very outdated. There was no USB charger."
Pros: "Punctuality of the flight and the pilots did an amazing job"
Cons: "There was not in flight entertainment few broken handsets, broken seats"
Cons: "Old plane with no entertainment. The flight was schedule for 7:10pm then changed to 8:20pm then changed again to 11:50pm."
Pros: "The flight was really cheap. Although you get what you pay for. My seat didn’t have entertainment working. This is not the first time that it happens and the crew only look at your face and say sorry. Doesn’t do anything about it."
Cons: "Entertainment working, better food, not allowing passengers with 3 big luggages as carry on."

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Rio de Janeiro found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
15/4lun.
2 stops
35h 40mCPT-GIG
25/4jeu.
2 stops
26h 35mGIG-CPT
R13 262
15/4lun.
2 stops
31h 50mCPT-SDU
25/4jeu.
2 stops
18h 20mSDU-CPT
R14 603
22/3ven.
2 stopsLATAM Airlines
38h 05mJNB-GIG
29/3ven.
2 stopsLATAM Airlines
27h 20mGIG-JNB
R14 792
22/3ven.
1 stopLATAM Airlines
23h 50mJNB-SDU
29/3ven.
1 stopLATAM Airlines
31h 00mSDU-JNB
R14 943
22/3ven.
2 stopsLATAM Airlines
25h 00mJNB-GIG
29/3ven.
1 stopLATAM Airlines
30h 45mGIG-JNB
R14 962
6/3mer.
2 stopsSWISS
45h 35mJNB-GIG
13/3mer.
2 stopsSWISS
37h 40mGIG-JNB
R21 763
19/3mar.
2 stopsQatar Airways
29h 55mCPT-SDU
9/4mar.
2 stopsQatar Airways
64h 00mSDU-CPT
R23 482
16/5jeu.
1 stopEmirates
25h 45mJNB-GIG
29/5mer.
1 stopEmirates
26h 30mGIG-JNB
R24 842
18/3lun.
2 stopsQatar Airways
28h 50mJNB-SDU
25/3lun.
2 stopsQatar Airways
33h 35mSDU-JNB
R26 203
18/3lun.
1 stopEmirates
46h 35mJNB-GIG
24/3dim.
1 stopEmirates
27h 00mGIG-JNB
R26 996

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
9/4mar.
1 stop
12h 55mCPT-SDU
R10 560
9/4mar.
1 stop
14h 30mCPT-GIG
R10 617
9/4mar.
2 stops
16h 55mCPT-GIG
R10 636
8/6sam.
2 stopsQatar Airways
31h 15mCPT-GIG
R11 713
19/3mar.
1 stopLATAM Airlines
15h 10mJNB-GIG
R13 111
8/3ven.
1 stopLATAM Airlines
33h 20mJNB-GIG
R13 130
6/3mer.
1 stopBritish Airways
37h 50mJNB-GIG
R13 923
16/3sam.
1 stopEmirates
31h 15mCPT-GIG
R17 513
23/3sam.
1 stopEmirates
26h 30mCPT-GIG
R18 400
28/2mer.
1 stopBritish Airways
39h 10mCPT-GIG
R20 101

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Recent domestic flight deals

1/5mer.
multi-stopGOL
3h 15mCNF-GIG
6/5lun.
multi-stopGOL
3h 35mGIG-CNF
R1 039
13/4sam.
multi-stopGOL
4h 10mCNF-GIG
15/4lun.
multi-stopGOL
4h 30mGIG-CNF
R1 171
13/4sam.
directGOL
1h 05mCNF-GIG
15/4lun.
multi-stopGOL
4h 30mGIG-CNF
R1 190
9/4mar.
multi-stopGOL
7h 10mCNF-GIG
10/4mer.
multi-stopGOL
4h 30mGIG-CNF
R1 209
22/4lun.
directGOL
1h 05mCGH-SDU
28/4dim.
directGOL
1h 05mSDU-CGH
R1 530
5/5dim.
directGOL
1h 05mCGH-SDU
8/5mer.
directGOL
1h 15mSDU-CGH
R1 549
29/4lun.
directAzul
1h 05mGRU-SDU
30/4mar.
multi-stopAzul
3h 25mSDU-GRU
R4 062
17/5ven.
multi-stopAvianca
16h 40mGRU-GIG
23/5jeu.
multi-stopAvianca
17h 00mGIG-GRU
R21 518
29/3ven.
multi-stopAvianca
13h 45mGRU-GIG
1/4lun.
multi-stopAvianca
13h 50mGIG-GRU
R22 254
3/4mer.
multi-stopAvianca
16h 40mGRU-GIG
5/4ven.
multi-stopAvianca
17h 00mGIG-GRU
R23 426

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