Cheap flights from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Flights starting at £29. Choose between Azul, LATAM Airlines, or Gol Transportes Aéreos to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£82

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£29

Cheapest round-trip

£77

Average round-trip

£80

Nonstop flights in January

£29 – £195

One-way trips

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Azul

£82

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Round trips

São Paulo CGHRio de Janeiro SDU

LATAM Airlines

£117

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Travelers usually depart from São Paulo–Guarulhos International, Viracopos International, or São Paulo–Congonhas when they travel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, Santos Dumont, or Jacarepaguá Airport. The distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is 366 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, and Gol Transportes Aéreos. São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have 356 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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LATAM Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Gol Transportes Aéreos on Thursdays.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is 366 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LATAM Airlines, Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos.
What are the most popular routes to and from São Paulo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as São Paulo and London, Dublin, Salvador, Buenos Aires, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguaçu, Santiago de Chile, Brasília, Recife, Lima, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Bogotá, Porto Alegre, Uberlândia, Londrina, Porto Seguro, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Ribeirão Preto, Manaus.
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, 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 São Paulo?
São Paulo is mainly served by São Paulo–Guarulhos International. But there are other airports nearby, including Viracopos International, São Paulo–Congonhas.
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 São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
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