Fortaleza to Rio de Janeiro flights from £128

Flights starting at £128. Choose between Azul, LATAM Airlines, or Gol Transportes Aéreos to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Rio de Janeiro

Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Santos Dumont. The distance between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro is 2179 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, Cristo Redentor, Governador Island, and Ipanema Beach.

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AzulAZUADYes
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Fortaleza to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro takes around 3.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro is 2179 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Fortaleza?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Fortaleza and London, São Paulo, Dublin, Recife, Lima, Salvador, Thessaloniki, Miami, Goiânia, Sydney, Athens, Paris, Manaus, Natal, Singapore, Hurghada, Frankfurt, Uberlândia, Juazeiro do Norte, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and London, Dublin, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Montevideo, Salvador, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Bangkok, Cusco, Curitiba, Calama, Brasília, Florianópolis, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Porto Seguro.
What airports are near Fortaleza?
The main airport in Fortaleza is Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International. It is also served by Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International, Mossoro.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. It is also served by Zona da Mata Regional, Cabo Frio International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro?
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