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The best prices from London to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

LON - RIO
Price
£434 - £768
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£434

From London to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

£269

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 35%.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Rio de Janeiro from £617 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £657 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from London. Users have commonly found prices around £549 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £343. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from London to Rio de Janeiro in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Rio de Janeiro in October, November 2020

The best prices found for LON to RIO flights in October, November
30 Nov - 26 Feb
£340pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Nov - 22 Jan
£341pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Nov - 21 Nov
£342pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Rio de Janeiro 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from London found for this year
30 Nov - 26 Feb
£340pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Nov - 22 Jan
£341pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Nov - 21 Nov
£342pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

Save time with London to Rio de Janeiro direct flight deals
11 Jan - 27 Jan
£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
4 Jan - 4 Feb
£417pp
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 Jan - 27 Jan
£418pp
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 London to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on return flights to Rio de Janeiro from London, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 14 Nov
£344pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 17 Nov
£353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 14 Jan
£360pp
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

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Rio de Janeiro
15:10 - 16:45
LATAM Airlines
2 stops
28h 35m
LHR - SDU
LATAM Airlines
£270
Lan
14:55 - 17:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
29h 20m
LHR - SDU
Multiple Airlines
£273
Kiwi.com
13:30 - 01:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
15h 05m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£274
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Rio de Janeiro. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Norwegian Air UK, British Airways, and Norwegian flying from London to Rio de Janeiro have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £383 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £383. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £318, but on average you can expect to pay £340.

Are there direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £459 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro under £459. A good price for a direct flight from London to Rio de Janeiro is less than £436.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £383?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than £383.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

For as low as £385, KLM can have you in Rio de Janeiro from London in 14h 10m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Rio de Janeiro from £327 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are TAP AIR PORTUGAL, from £339, and SWISS, from £340. LATAM Airlines is priced at 40% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London 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 £202. Users have also found tickets on LATAM Airlines for as little as £243.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Rio de Janeiro
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.33
Average temperature for October in Rio de Janeiro
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Rio de Janeiro
2.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)
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