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The best prices from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in May or March, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

LHR - RIO
Price
£487 - £797
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£487

From Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

£277

One-way flight from Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro at least 61 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro for as little as £585 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £631 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow. Prices for March average £522 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £328. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LHR to RIO flights in November, December
5 Dec - 28 Feb
£354pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Dec - 12 Dec
£363pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 19 Jan
£364pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow found for next year
5 Dec - 28 Feb
£354pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Dec - 12 Dec
£363pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 19 Jan
£364pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro direct flight deals
3 Apr - 24 Apr
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Jan - 27 Jan
£407pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 May - 27 May
£414pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on return flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow, departing today and this week
30 Nov - 19 Jan
£364pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 26 Jan
£365pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Dec - 26 Jan
£369pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro
15:10 - 17:25
LATAM Airlines
2 stops
29h 15m
LHR - SDU
LATAM Airlines
£278
World Air Fares
08:40 - 01:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
19h 55m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£279
Gotogate
14:10 - 05:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
41h 50m
LHR - GIG
Multiple Airlines
£282
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 London Heathrow 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 London Heathrow 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 London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Norwegian Air UK, and Emirates 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.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro for under £375 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro for under £375. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £339, but on average you can expect to pay £349.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro under £450. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro is less than £420.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro for under £375?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than £375.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Temperatures around the 31 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in Rio de Janeiro is hotter than in Heathrow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

Departing from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro will take you 13h 40m. 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 Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro return?

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at £339. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with the lowest prices starting at £340 and £344, respectively. Users have found that SWISS is 39% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for TAP AIR PORTUGAL. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £234. Users have also found tickets on LATAM Airlines for as little as £248.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.20
Average temperature for November in Rio de Janeiro
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Rio de Janeiro
14.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 9 airlines from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Norwegian Air UK
£386 £568 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
£532 £595 No change fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£488 £670 No change fee 76%
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KLM
£527 £706 No change fee 75%
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SWISS
£510 £734 No change fee 79%
Search SWISS flights
LATAM Airlines
£498 £818 No change fee 81%
Search LATAM Airlines flights
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£337 £830 No change fee N/A
Search TAP AIR PORTUGAL flights
British Airways
£545 £881 No cancel fee 70%
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Iberia
£605 £920 No change fee 77%
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