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

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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Brazil COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Brazil – 01/2023
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Most travelers from London, LHR can enter Brazil, but there are restrictions.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Brazil

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Brazil in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Rio de Janeiro takes around 12 hours.
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 Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, 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, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, London Oxford Airport.
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 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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