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Tips to know when travelling to Rio de Janeiro

Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Santos Dumont. The distance between London and Rio de Janeiro is 9264 km. The most popular airlines for this route are LATAM Airlines, Emirates, Ryanair, Gol Transportes Aéreos, and Azul. London and Rio de Janeiro have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, Governador Island, Cristo Redentor, and Ipanema Beach.

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Check-in for a flight from London to Rio de Janeiro

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3YesNo
AzulAZUADYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between London and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between London and Rio de Janeiro is 9264 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and Dublin, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Montevideo, Salvador, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Bangkok, Cusco, Curitiba, Calama, Brasília, Florianópolis, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Porto Seguro.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Exeter, Bournemouth, Norwich, Cambridge.
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 Cabo Frio International, Zona da Mata Regional.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Rio de Janeiro?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Rio de Janeiro thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Rio de Janeiro can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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