Los Angeles, CA to Rio de Janeiro flights from $405

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Cheapest one-way trip

$418

Cheapest round-trip

$814

Average round-trip

$983

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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA when they travel from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, Santos Dumont, or Jacarepaguá Airport. The most popular airlines for this route are LATAM Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Azul, and American Airlines. Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro have 367 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Cristo Redentor, Ipanema Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, and Governador Island.

Check-in for a flight from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes0
0
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
AzulAZUADYes0
0
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

Brazil COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Brazil – 02/2023
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Most travelers from Los Angeles, LAX can enter Brazil, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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 with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Paris, Guadalajara, Cancún, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Denver, New York, London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Chicago, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Lisbon, Berlin, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Munich.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Denver, Florianópolis, New York, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Cusco, Curitiba, Montevideo, Fortaleza, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Dallas, Asunción.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Tijuana International, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Long Beach.
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 Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro?
Currently, you can fly between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro with LATAM Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Azul, American Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro?
Traveling between Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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