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About Flights to Rio de Janeiro

Summary info about Rio de Janeiro flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£327

Best Return Price

£509

Fastest flight time

24h 45m

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2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Rio de Janeiro from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £327 (London Luton to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl).
The best return flight price to Rio de Janeiro from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £509 (London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl).
The fastest flight to Rio de Janeiro from United Kingdom takes 24h 45m (London Gatwick to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Rio de Janeiro, including Delta and TAP AIR PORTUGAL.

Cheapest flights to Rio de Janeiro airports

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

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Rio de Janeiro

London (LON) to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport (GIG)

Typically, flights to Rio de Janeiro from London are cheaper when flying from London to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl, which has an average price of £605

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust16% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro costs on average just £520 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly36% more expensiveIt costs about £842 for flights to Rio de Janeiro from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO RIO DE JANEIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember249% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Rio de Janeiro from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

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

You can get flights to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from various parts of the UK, with it being quicker to fly from certain cities than others. You can touch down in Rio de Janeiro International Airport, Rio de Janeiro, in about 11 hours 40 minutes from London. If you're travelling from Manchester it will take you a bit longer, at around 14 hours and 15 minutes. Flights from Edinburgh in Scotland do not take much longer, with the total journey time being approximately 14 hours and 25 minutes.

You can get direct Rio de Janeiro flight deals from one airport in the UK, with others offering indirect routes to the Brazilian city. You can fly non-stop from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro. If you're flying from Edinburgh Airport or London City Airport then you will need to make one change, which is most often at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Flights from Manchester Airport often change at either Heathrow or in Amsterdam, whereas flights from Birmingham Airport often require one change, which is normally at Frankfurt Airport.

£27 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Rio de Janeiro. This flight is from Goiânia and is 86% cheaper than most flights to Rio de Janeiro. To find the cheapest price to Rio de Janeiro from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £462. If you’re not able to fly to Rio de Janeiro in August, then September is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro during September average around £482.

The best time to book a flight to Rio de Janeiro from United Kingdom is 49 days out, which is when prices tend to be around £617. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £509.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as £683. The most expensive day to fly to Rio de Janeiro is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around £725.

At midday is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro when you can find flight prices for as low as £631. Flying to Rio de Janeiro at midday is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In the morning is when there is more demand to fly to Rio de Janeiro, so prices are often more expensive at around £725 per ticket.

Visitors planning their holidays in Rio de Janeiro should book their flights for May, August, or September if they are planning on visiting Praia de Ipanema. Consider visiting Copacabana Beach during your Rio de Janeiro visit as well.

Those flying to Rio de Janeiro could potentially find better pricing at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport (8 mi from Rio de Janeiro city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

You can find deals at Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport for £198pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, you can travel to Santo Cristo via a flight to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont airport in Rio de Janeiro (Santo Cristo is 3.0 mi from the airport).

The airport which is nearest to Praia de Ipanema is Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont. It is 5.9 mi away and is in Rio de Janeiro.



Rio de Janeiro flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
6 Feb
LHR11:55London Heathrow
22h 40m
2 stops
GIG10:35Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
23 Feb
GIG01:05Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
31h 00m
2 stops
LHR08:05London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 Feb
LHR11:55London Heathrow
27h 50m
2 stops
SDU15:45Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
23 Feb
SDU01:00Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
31h 05m
2 stops
LHR08:05London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
22 Jan
LTN08:40London Luton
44h 20m
2 stops
GIG05:00Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
7 Feb
GIG04:00Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
33h 40m
2 stops
LTN13:40London Luton
Multiple Airlines
22 Jan
LGW13:35London Gatwick
39h 25m
2 stops
GIG05:00Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
7 Feb
GIG04:00Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
43h 35m
2 stops
LGW23:35London Gatwick
Delta
16 Nov
EDI05:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
27h 20m
2 stops
SDU09:10Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
1 Dec
SDU12:30Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
36h 00m
2 stops
EDI00:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Delta
7 Nov
EDI05:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
27h 20m
2 stops
SDU09:10Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
25 Nov
SDU12:20Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
36h 10m
2 stops
EDI00:30Edinburgh Turnhouse

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LTN08:35London Luton
36h 00m
3 stops
GIG20:35Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LGW05:00London Gatwick
24h 45m
2 stops
SDU05:45Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
29 Aug
LGW02:50London Gatwick
36h 55m
3 stops
SDU15:45Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

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?

Norwegian Air UK, Norwegian, British Airways and Lufthansa are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Rio de Janeiro with these airlines and other airlines flying from United Kingdom.

Emirates Flights to Rio de Janeiro

11 Emirates flights head to Rio de Janeiro on average each week. Most will be flying from Panama City Tocumen Intl to Rio de Janeiro, the most popular route that Emirates operates to Rio de Janeiro. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest Emirates flight to Rio de Janeiro found in the past 3 days on momondo was £690, departing from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Emirates is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8.4/10 by 129 of our users.

KLM Flights to Rio de Janeiro

KLM flight deals to Rio de Janeiro start from £359 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a return journey departing from Birmingham. Over any normal week, KLM flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl is the most popular KLM departure point to Rio de Janeiro so generally has the most availability. KLM is scored a 7.6/10 in 154 reviews.


Airports near Rio de Janeiro

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

How to get to the city centre of Rio de Janeiro from the airport

Buses run regularly from the airport. Expresso Recreio Frescão bus lines 2145 and 2016 will take you to the city centre in about 30 minutes and are relatively cheap. Alternatively, you can take a bus to the metro station, where you will find the L2 line to continue your journey. Or take a taxi with a fixed rate from inside the airport. If you prefer you can take a metered taxi positioned outside the airport for a cheaper price. If you'd like to reach Copacabana beach from the airport take the metro that goes to Central station then line L1 or L4 to Copacabana. The journey is inexpensive and takes under twenty minutes. There is also the option of booking a journey through a ride-sharing app, which might be a cheaper alternative than other taxi options.


Popular routes to Rio de Janeiro

Most frequently searched flights to Rio de Janeiro along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time23h 30m
Cheapest price£489
Manchester to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time15h 10m
Cheapest price£552
Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time21h 40m
Cheapest price£522
Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£102
Glasgow to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time16h 15m
Cheapest price£737
Miami to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time8h 20m
Cheapest price£731
Birmingham to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time15h 10m
Cheapest price£630
Paris to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time19h 25m
Cheapest price£693
Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price£589
Copenhagen to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time35h 00m
Cheapest price£1,127
Madrid to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time17h 45m
Cheapest price£738
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time6h 25m
Cheapest price£349
Bristol to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time27h 25m
Cheapest price£1,228
Newcastle upon Tyne to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time26h 20m
Cheapest price£776
Southampton to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time24h 40m
Cheapest price£1,701
Leeds to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time17h 20m
Cheapest price£1,196
New York to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time26h 11m
Cheapest price£845
Dubai to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time20h 40m
Cheapest price£1,060
Stockholm to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price£1,428
Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time21h 45m
Cheapest price£473

Visa requirements for visiting Rio de Janeiro

British citizens do not need a visa when entering Brazil, providing it is for tourism purposes. You will need to make sure you have a valid passport that has a minimum of six months left on it from the date of arrival into the country.


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Best things to do and see in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is an enormous city in Brazil. You will spot the monumental Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Mount Corcovado almost immediately. Once you arrive why not take a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain or enjoy a spot of sunbathing on Ipanema or Copacobana beach. Carnival festival often takes place in February and its vibrant floats, costumes and samba dancers are not to be missed. Rio de Janeiro has a selection of beautiful art galleries and museums that provide visitors with an opportunity to view and enjoy both modern and classical art from all around the world.


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