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Heathrow (LHR) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to RIO flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
LHR - RIO
Price
£476 - £778
RIO
Temperature
21 - 28 °C
RIO
Precipitation
40 - 130 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

€476

From London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro All airports (RIO)

One-way from

£244

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro All airports (RIO)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £571.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from London Heathrow Airport. Prices for March average £509 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £320. 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 London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro (LHR - RIO)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LHR to RIO flights in September, October
30 Oct - 8 Nov
£385pp
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 Oct - 8 Nov
£387pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£392pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow found for this year
6 Nov - 13 Nov
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Nov - 13 Nov
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Dec - 13 Dec
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro direct flight deals
7 Feb - 21 Mar
£473pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Feb - 7 Mar
£476pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Feb - 25 Feb
£481pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro
16:35 - 15:20
LATAM Airlines
1 stop
25h 45m
LHR - GIG
LATAM Airlines
£244
123 Milhas
14:45 - 18:55
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
32h 10m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£309
mytrip.com
10:45 - 04:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 45m
LHR - SDU
Multiple Airlines
£313
Combigo

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Heathrow</span> to <span class="emphasized">Rio de Janeiro</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

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

British Airways, Lufthansa, and LATAM Airlines 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport 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.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £336, but on average you can expect to pay £356.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro is less than £522.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro return?

Currently priced at £336, Lufthansa will fly you from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from LATAM Airlines and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £348 and £377, respectively. Users have found that Lufthansa is 38% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro?

Consider Air France, British Airways or Norwegian Air UK when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £310. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl) can be booked for £345 on average our data indicates £918 when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Rio de Janeiro

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Heathrow?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro

Most visitors from London Heathrow will not be allowed to enter Rio de Janeiro.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rio de Janeiro.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering Rio de Janeiro.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration - Travelers and airline crew must complete a Traveler's Health Declaration Form within 72 hours of boarding and present it upon arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Heathrow from Rio de Janeiro?

Returning to London Heathrow from Rio de Janeiro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

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Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.26
Average temperature for September in Rio de Janeiro
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Rio de Janeiro
10.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 9 airlines flying from London 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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£247 £607 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian Air UK
£282 £416 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£357 £490 No cancel fee 76%
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LATAM Airlines
£365 £598 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
£373 £537 No cancel fee 79%
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KLM
£386 £517 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£389 £435 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£398 £645 No cancel fee 70%
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Iberia
£442 £673 No cancel fee 77%
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