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The best prices from London to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in March or May, 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)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to RIO flight in 2021: compare London to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
LON - RIO
Price
£405 - £723
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Precipitation
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£405

From London to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

£271

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 14% 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 £561 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £605 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 March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from London. Users have commonly found prices around £500 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £315. 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 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Rio de Janeiro in August, September 2021

The best prices found for LON to RIO flights in August, September
9 Sep - 18 Sep
£224pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Aug - 22 Aug
£256pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£262pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from London found for this year
9 Sep - 18 Sep
£224pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Aug - 22 Aug
£256pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£262pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

Save time with London to Rio de Janeiro direct flight deals
12 Oct - 15 Jan
£457pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 16 Oct
£469pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Nov - 13 Nov
£472pp
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
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£262pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Aug - 28 Sep
£286pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Aug - 20 Aug
£334pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
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
14:50 - 07:35
LATAM Airlines
2 stops
20h 45m
LHR - GIG
LATAM Airlines
£272
mytrip.com
16:20 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
26h 55m
STN - GIG
Multiple Airlines
£273
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

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 £288 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £288. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £224, but on average you can expect to pay £306.

Are there direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £503 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro under £503. A good price for a direct flight from London to Rio de Janeiro is less than £497.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £288?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than £288.

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 £333, TAP AIR PORTUGAL can have you in Rio de Janeiro from London in 13h 35m. 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 £293 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Lufthansa is priced at 41% 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 £175. Users have also found tickets on LATAM Airlines for as little as £263.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.23
Average temperature for August in Rio de Janeiro
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Rio de Janeiro
2.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£406 £471 No cancel fee 74%
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Norwegian Air UK
£386 £548 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
£532 £595 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£390 £731 No cancel fee 76%
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SWISS
£510 £734 No cancel fee 79%
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KLM
£527 £774 No cancel fee 75%
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LATAM Airlines
£498 £818 No cancel fee 81%
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Iberia
£536 £836 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£545 £849 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£839 £885 No cancel fee 75%
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