Cheap flights to South America

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About Flights to South America

Summary info about to South America flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

10h 49m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South America from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £266 (London Gatwick to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl).
The best return flight price to South America from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £441 (London Gatwick to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl).
The fastest flight to South America from United Kingdom takes 10h 49m (London Heathrow to Bogotá El Dorado).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to South America, including Air Canada, Lufthansa and Delta.

Flight prices to countries in South America

Interested in flights to South America? Find the countries in South America that you can fly to for the biggest savings


£977 - £3,096

CHEAPEST COUNTRYVenezuela35% cheaperUsers typically spent £534 less on flights to Venezuela
MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRYFrench Guiana105% more expensiveUsers typically spent £1,585 more on trips to French Guiana
MOST POPULAR COUNTRY TO FLY TOBrazil571% more popularAs a popular travel destination, more of our users plan to visit Brazil than any other country in South America

Cheapest flights to cities in South America

Select a country below and find which cities make for the cheapest flights to South America
South America

Cheapest flight to South America from Bogotá


When booking a flight to South America, the best-priced flight will typically be to Pasto for £60, which is 84% less than the continental average.

Most expensive flight to South America from Bogotá


Flights to South America are typically 64% more expensive when flying to Salvador, where the average price is £358

South America flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to South America found recently by users on momondo
30 Nov
LGW05:40London Gatwick
15h 50m
1 stop
GRU21:30Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
10 Dec
GRU20:05Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
29h 45m
1 stop
LGW01:50London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
28 Aug
LHR02:30London Heathrow
24h 15m
2 stops
LIM02:45Lima J Chavez Intl
17 Sep
LIM18:40Lima J Chavez Intl
27h 00m
1 stop
LHR21:40London Heathrow
Air Canada
6 Oct
LHR10:05London Heathrow
19h 55m
1 stop
BOG06:00Bogotá El Dorado
15 Oct
BOG05:00Bogotá El Dorado
15h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:30London Heathrow
20 Nov
LHR03:40London Heathrow
28h 00m
2 stops
GRU07:40Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
28 Nov
GRU16:15Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR12:05London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
6 Sep
LHR17:45London Heathrow
11h 35m
GRU05:20Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
24 Nov
GRU18:50Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
11h 05m
LHR05:55London Heathrow
31 Jan
LHR02:35London Heathrow
14h 20m
1 stop
GIG16:55Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
20 Mar
GIG16:20Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
14h 10m
1 stop
LHR06:30London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to South America

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to South America, view some of our deals below provided by Avianca, Lufthansa and TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LGW05:00London Gatwick
16h 30m
1 stop
GRU21:30Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
7 Nov
LHR03:15London Heathrow
18h 15m
1 stop
GRU21:30Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
15 Nov
LHR13:30London Heathrow
29h 40m
1 stop
BOG19:10Bogotá El Dorado

Cheapest flight routes to South America

These routes have the cheapest flights to South America found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
BirminghamCali34h 51m£457
LondonLima15h 35m£472
LondonCaracas14h 05m£490
LondonRio de Janeiro20h 05m£491
LondonBogotá14h 10m£507
LondonQuito16h 56m£509
LondonSao Paulo11h 35m£517
BirminghamSao Paulo14h 45m£529
Newcastle upon TyneSao Paulo27h 15m£541
ManchesterSao Paulo15h 05m£549
ManchesterRio de Janeiro15h 10m£550
BirminghamCaracas13h 25m£552
ManchesterBogotá13h 35m£552
LondonMedellín14h 25m£556
LondonSantiago14h 35m£559
GlasgowBarranquilla30h 51m£561

Best things to do and see in South America

South America is the home of Rio Carnival, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro each year before Easter. Visitors who come to Rio during the Carnival will experience South American culture at its absolute pinnacle. There is dancing in the streets, amazing carnival floats and costumes, street food vendors and market stalls, live Latin music, and much, much more. The Carnival is attended by around two million people each year, so flights to South America during this period are heavily in demand. If you're looking for South America flight deals for the event, it is a good idea to book well in advance and find accommodation as early as possible. Another popular celebration in South America is the Tapati Festival, which takes place every February on Easter Island in Chile. This amazing event celebrates traditional Polynesian culture and is open to visitors. It involves Polynesian religious rites, athletic competitions between Polynesian clans, and spectacular scenery. Music lovers will also find plenty to enjoy. While live Latin music events are staged in abundance all year, South America is also home to the Renaissance and Baroque Music Festival, taking place annually in Bolivia.

South American cuisine often features a fruity blend of spices and chilli, served alongside staple foods like rice, beans, plantain, and corn. South America is also well-known for its succulent grilled meats, and seafood in its more coastal areas. If you are visiting Argentina during your stay, Don Julio's restaurant in BuenosAires serves delicious grilled and cured meats, including sausages and jerky. Meanwhile, seafood lovers should not miss out on trying fresh Peruvian ceviche and fish stock soups. Many simple rice-based meals, such as prawns and rice or chicken and rice, are also excellent in South America because of the high-quality produce and fresh ingredients available. You will also find a great range of pork dishes in Brazil. Anyone who wants to try some succulent pork-based recipes should book a table at the famous A Casa de Porco in Sao Paulo. Those who love sweet foods will also want to indulge in classic Brazilian desserts, such as churros and dulce de leche based puddings.

South America is a vast continent and has some incredible natural scenery to explore. It is also home to thriving cities like Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and BuenosAires in Argentina. Those interested in seeing spectacular natural sites can visit areas like the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, the Miraflores Cliffs in Lima, Peru, or the mountains of Bolivia. If you plan to book South America flight deals to major cities like Rio or Sao Paulo, you will also find plenty of cultural activities to enjoy. For example, Sao Paulo is home to attractions like the ParqueIbirapuera, the Museum of Football, and the Renault Theatre. Meanwhile, Rio de Janeiro boasts popular heritage sites like the Corcovado "Christ the Redeemer" statue and the Amanha science museum. Visitors who book South America flights deals in summer can also enjoy the beautiful beaches along the coast, like Copacabana Beach and the secluded bay of Morra da Urca. Perfect if you want to relax and enjoy the sun.

Passengers must have a valid UK passport to travel to South America, but you don't need a visa to visit any South American country as a tourist. Make sure that your passport has a blank page for every South American country you are visiting and that it is valid for at least six months after your arrival.

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Popular routes to South America from United Kingdom

Most frequently searched flights to South America along with the cheapest prices and shortest flight duration
London to Sao Paulo Flights
Fastest flight time11h 35m
Cheapest price£517
London to Lima Flights
Fastest flight time15h 35m
Cheapest price£472
London to Buenos Aires Flights
Fastest flight time18h 10m
Cheapest price£730
London to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time20h 05m
Cheapest price£491
London to Bogotá Flights
Fastest flight time14h 10m
Cheapest price£507
London to Santiago Flights
Fastest flight time14h 35m
Cheapest price£559
London to Quito Flights
Fastest flight time16h 56m
Cheapest price£509
London to Cali Flights
Fastest flight time13h 46m
Cheapest price£659
Manchester to Rio de Janeiro Flights
Fastest flight time15h 10m
Cheapest price£550
London to Salvador Flights
Fastest flight time12h 35m
Cheapest price£714
London to Medellín Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price£556
Madrid to Buenos Aires Flights
Fastest flight time12h 40m
Cheapest price£757
London to Porto Alegre Flights
Fastest flight time16h 40m
Cheapest price£748
London to Natal Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price£889
London to Belo Horizonte Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price£647
London to Montevideo Flights
Fastest flight time16h 15m
Cheapest price£675
London to Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica Flights
Fastest flight time16h 53m
Cheapest price£745
London to Goiânia Flights
Fastest flight time20h 05m
Cheapest price£566
London to Fortaleza Flights
Fastest flight time12h 15m
Cheapest price£722
Manchester to Bogotá Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price£552

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