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The best prices from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in March or May, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to RIO flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
EDI - RIO
Price
£471 - £706
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£528

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£471

From Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro?

Flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Rio de Janeiro.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £558.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro?

March can be a great time to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £498. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as £314. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro (EDI - RIO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to RIO flights in April, May
21 May - 25 May
£641pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 May - 25 May
£644pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Apr - 25 Apr
£730pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Edinburgh found for this year
8 Oct - 14 Jan
£548pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Jun - 21 Jun
£555pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Jun - 21 Jun
£557pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Rio de Janeiro for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Rio de Janeiro are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Lufthansa, and KLM are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro?

For a flight from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro, you will be flying from Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Rio de Janeiro per day. 5 airlines have flights to Rio de Janeiro from Edinburgh Turnhouse on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro for under £573 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro for under £573. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £548, but on average you can expect to pay £699.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro for under £573 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Expect the weather to be around 31 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than in Edinburgh.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro?

Departing from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro will take you 15h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro return?

According to our current data, Lufthansa (£555), Air France (£562), and LATAM Airlines (£691) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro. Lufthansa is 2% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.75
Average temperature for April in Rio de Janeiro
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Rio de Janeiro
3.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl (GIG)
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 4 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Rio de Janeiro choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
£514 £706 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£542 £735 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£563 £811 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£877 £1,067 No cancel fee 75%
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