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Cheap Flights to Brasilia
|Popular in||August||High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£657||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||£647||From London to Brasilia|
|One-way from||£420||One-way flight from London to Brasilia|
Cheapest prices for Brasilia flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Brasilia?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - BSB
£568 - £1082
27 - 30 °C
3 - 176 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Brasilia?
Booking 53 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Brasilia. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Brasilia?
The cheapest flights to Brasilia are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Brasilia. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.
The capital of Brazil is a planned city and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Designed in the shape of a large bird or airplane, its residential areas are located in the shape of its wings. The city is also well-known for its cathedral which features six columns. The columns represent two hands reaching up to heaven. An artificial lake is the centre of recreation in the city and offers many options for leisure activities. The Three Powers Square is worth visiting as is the Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial which is a dedication and burial site to the president. Public works of art are well represented in the city, and include art by Brazilian artists Burle Marx, famous for his landscape design, Athos Bulcão who creates geometric tile panels, Oscar Niemeyer’s buildings and sculptures and the sculpture work of Ceschiatti and Bruno Giorgio. These are viewable for free on the streets.
Basketball, jogging and wakeboarding are popular sporting activities in the area. Between January and June Brasilia’s home team plays in the national league. Locals spend a lot of time jogging and this is by far the city’s most popular sporting and recreational activity. For retail therapy, travellers can spend the day at Setor de Diversões, imports market and FNAC for records and books. Food served at local restaurants includes dishes from the Brazilian states and international styles. Brazilian, Mexican and French cuisine are all well-represented here.
The climate in Brasilia doesn’t feature particularly extreme conditions. Temperatures range from about 17°C to 28°C and seldom go any higher. In winter it can get as cold as 1 degree and in mid-summer (September- October)34 degrees is possible, but short-lived. The dry season occurs in August and September. At this time the green areas become brown and dry and desert-like. This is, however, the time of the year when Brasilia yields its most spectacular sunsets. May and June are still fresh and green and it’s not too hot in the city, so this is an ideal time to visit.
The heat of summer (September and October) is a deterrent to some travellers who prefer to avoid the city when it is very dry, however others flock to the area during summer. The winter season with its rainy days, is off-peak for the city, so this time of the year is likely to yield the cheapest deals.
Getting around in Brasilia is fairly simple, with options ranging from private rental cars, city buses, taking a taxi, or sharing a ride with friends, but touring on foot is not recommended. Roads have few traffic lights and crossings. Bus routes link with the Esplanada dos Ministérios, the airport and certain main avenues. Buses are boarded at the front door, not the back. The Metro subway does not offer access to most main attractions.