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

Best One-Way Price

£209

Best Round-Trip Price

£499

Fastest flight time

16h 30m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South America from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £209 (London Gatwick to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to South America from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £499 (London Gatwick to Bogotá El Dorado).
The fastest flight to South America from United Kingdom takes 16h 30m (London Gatwick to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to South America, including KLM, ITA Airways and SWISS.

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

Price

£1,040 - £1,939

CHEAPEST COUNTRYParaguay19% cheaperUsers typically spent £248 less on flights to Paraguay
MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRYSuriname51% more expensiveUsers typically spent £651 more on trips to Suriname
MOST POPULAR COUNTRY TO FLY TOBrazil526% more popularAs a popular travel destination, more of our users plan to visit Brazil than any other country in South America

Where are the most popular flight destinations in South America?

The most popular flight destination in South America, according to our users, is Brazil, followed by Colombia, Argentina, Peru and Chile.

Cheapest flights to cities in South America

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

Cheapest flight to South America from Bogotá

Medellín

When booking a flight to South America, the best-priced flight will typically be to Medellín for £67, which is 82% less than the continental average.

Most expensive flight to South America from Bogotá

Fortaleza

Flights to South America are typically 59% more expensive when flying to Fortaleza, where the average price is £362


Frequently asked questions about flying to South America

When did momondo last update prices for flights to South America?

Prices for flights to South America are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to South America?

How old do you have to be to fly to South America?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to South America.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South America?

The necessary travel and health documents for your South America trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Where is it cheapest to fly into South America?

To save money on airfare when visiting South America, consider Bogotá El Dorado airport in Bogotá, which has the cheapest flights with an average airfare of £349. You may also consider flying to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl airport in Sao Paulo for the second cheapest option with an average airfare of £414.


Popular cities and sights in South America

Take a trip to visit these popular cities and see some of the most iconic and historic sights in South America
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo

Parque Ibirapuera

Mercado Municipal

Sao Francisco Square

Jóquei Club

Museu de Arte de São Paulo

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Cristo Redentor

Grumari Beach

Morro do Pasmado

Praia da Barra da Tijuca

Leblon Beach

Bogotá

Bogotá

£372

Flights starting at

Maloka

Colombian National Museum

Museo Botero

Casa de la Moneda

Salitre Mágico

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Catedral Anglicana de San Juan Bautista

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales

Teatro Gran Rex

Museo de la Policía Federal

Estadio José Amalfitani

Lima

Lima

Huaca Pucllana

Government Palace

Plaza Mayor

Miraflores Central Park

Archaeological Museum Pachacámac

Santiago

Santiago

£594

Flights starting at

Teatro Municipal de Santiago

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo

Museo Histórico Nacional

Posada del Corregidor

Medellín

Medellín

Museo de Antioquia

Jose Gutierrez Gomez Medellin Metropolitan Theatre

Pueblito Paisa

Plaza Cisneros

Palacio de la Cultura

Goiânia

Goiânia

Goiás

O Violeiro

Goiania Zoo

Planetarium

Praça Universitária

Zoroastro Artiaga Museum

Quito

Quito

Casa de Sucre

Casa de Cultura Ecuatoriana

Monasterio de San Francisco

Carolina Park

Guayasamin Museum

Cali

Cali

Parque Del Perro

Iglesia de San Antonio

Museo de Arte Religioso La Merced

Zoológico de Cali

Estadio Pascual Guerrero

Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte

Minas Gerais

Espaço do Conhecimento UFMG

Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto

Mercado Central

SESC Palladium

Mineirao Stadium

Florianopolis

Florianopolis

Santa Catarina

Jurere Beach

Armacao Beach

Mole Beach

Estádio da Ressacada

Praia do Forte


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
Multiple Airlines
12 Mar
LGW10:00London Gatwick
18h 44m
2 stops
BOG23:44Bogotá El Dorado
29 Mar
BOG12:50Bogotá El Dorado
16h 10m
1 stop
LGW10:00London Gatwick
ITA Airways
17 Mar
LHR18:10London Heathrow
38h 55m
1 stop
GIG06:05Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
25 Mar
GIG15:45Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
23h 15m
1 stop
LHR18:00London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
5 Apr
LGW20:55London Gatwick
26h 25m
1 stop
GRU19:20Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
25 Apr
GRU20:45Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
34h 25m
1 stop
LGW11:10London Gatwick
SWISS
26 Mar
LHR20:05London Heathrow
24h 25m
1 stop
BOG15:30Bogotá El Dorado
10 Apr
BOG15:55Bogotá El Dorado
20h 00m
2 stops
LHR17:55London Heathrow
KLM
11 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
25h 15m
1 stop
GIG18:40Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
20 Mar
GIG20:50Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
LHR16:05London Heathrow
Air France
15 May
LHR09:00London Heathrow
25h 15m
1 stop
GRU06:15Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
7 Jun
GRU14:40Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
15h 50m
1 stop
LHR10:30London 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 and TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Multiple Airlines
21 Mar
LGW09:10London Gatwick
35h 40m
2 stops
GRU17:50Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
7 Mar
LGW10:15London Gatwick
14h 25m
1 stop
GRU21:40Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Avianca
12 Mar
LHR21:40London Heathrow
11h 00m
BOG03:40Bogotá 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
LondonBogotá14h 15m£510
LondonSao Paulo11h 40m£515
LondonRio de Janeiro11h 40m£530
LondonGeorgetown11h 25m£546
ManchesterRio de Janeiro14h 10m£551
LondonLima14h 55m£561
ManchesterSao Paulo14h 40m£564
EdinburghRio de Janeiro15h 50m£568
LondonQuito15h 50m£575
LondonMedellín14h 25m£590
LondonBelo Horizonte18h 25m£594
LondonCaracas13h 55m£598
ManchesterBogotá13h 45m£605
LondonCali18h 02m£607
ManchesterLima20h 30m£610
BirminghamSao Paulo14h 30m£613

Best things to do and see in South America

What popular events take place 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.

Is South America known for a specific cuisine?

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.

What can you do and see in South America?

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.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting South America?

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.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to South America?

It is quick and easy to find flights to South America on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to South America that suits you.

Can I find flights to South America with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches to South America on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to South America?

Once you have performed a search for flights to South America, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

I’m not ready to book a flight to South America right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are not ready to book a flight to South America now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to South America and let you know when they change.

How can I save money on flights to South America with momondo?

With “Price Forecast”, learn how soon you should book your flight in advance. Down to the day of week and time of day, our information can inform you on the ideal time to book to save on your travel. Our “Price Calendar” shows you at a quick glance when to book your travel for lower rates. By setting “Price Alerts” you can monitor changes in price and target the ideal time to book. Search for your trip destination by budget amount via our “Explore” feature. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your next travel adventure or cost-cutting tips, our “Discover” content is a great place to start.


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