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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 £349 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 £472 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £503 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 £344. 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 in the midday.

Cheap flights from London to Rio de Janeiro in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to RIO flights in August, September
21 Aug - 6 Nov
£521pp
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
10 Aug - 25 Aug
£526pp
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
31 Aug - 21 Sep
£534pp
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

London to Rio de Janeiro 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from London found for this year
7 Nov - 30 Dec
£514pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Nov - 16 Nov
£515pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Nov - 1 Dec
£516pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

Save time with London to Rio de Janeiro direct flight deals
26 Nov - 16 Dec
£616pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Nov - 17 Dec
£618pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Sep - 24 Sep
£619pp
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
24 Jul - 4 Aug
£691pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jul - 4 Aug
£709pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Jul - 2 Aug
£780pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Rio de Janeiro
02:00 - 01:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
27h 35m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£268
mytrip.com
09:45 - 01:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
19h 50m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£270
mytrip.com
07:20 - 01:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
22h 15m
LHR - GIG
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£271
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.

Can I find flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £513, but on average you can expect to pay £521.

Are there direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro under £700. A good price for a direct flight from London to Rio de Janeiro is less than £644.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than £700.

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 £445, TAP AIR PORTUGAL can have you in Rio de Janeiro from London in 13h 45m. 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 £393 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Lufthansa, from £416, and SWISS, from £419. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is priced at 28% 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 £268.

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$ 7.11
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

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

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)
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