New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro flights from $348

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Cheapest one-way trip

$348

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$1278

Cheapest round-trip

$725

Average round-trip

$983

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$348
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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, Santos Dumont, or Jacarepaguá Airport. The distance between New York and Rio de Janeiro is 7738 km. The most popular airlines for this route are LATAM Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and JetBlue Airways. New York and Rio de Janeiro have 380 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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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Brazil COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Brazil – 02/2023
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Most travelers from New York, JFK 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
  • Health pass may be required for public activity
  • 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

How long does it take to travel from New York to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Rio de Janeiro takes around 9.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between New York and Rio de Janeiro is 7738 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Gol Transportes Aéreos.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, 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 São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Denver, Florianópolis, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Cusco, Los Angeles, Curitiba, Montevideo, Fortaleza, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Dallas, Asunción.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
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 New York and Rio de Janeiro?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between New York and Rio de Janeiro thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between New York 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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