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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)

LON - RIO
Price
£408 - £730
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
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

£408

From London to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

£197

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 £566 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £610 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 £505 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £318. 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 April, May 2021

10 May - 31 May
£337pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 May - 31 May
£340pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 May - 9 Jun
£343pp
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

London to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

13 Aug - 31 Aug
£288pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Aug - 31 Aug
£290pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Aug - 31 Aug
£292pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

1 Jul - 6 Jul
£426pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 3 Aug
£440pp
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 Sep - 25 Sep
£441pp
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

16 Apr - 22 May
£390pp
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
16 Apr - 22 May
£401pp
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
16 Apr - 22 May
£406pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from London

18:05 - 12:25
LATAM Airlines
1 stop
22h 20m
LHR - GIG
LATAM Airlines
£198
123 Milhas
04:25 - 12:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 00m
STN - GIG
Multiple Airlines
£227
Gotogate
04:40 - 17:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 25m
STN - GIG
Multiple Airlines
£231
Kiwi.com

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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 £290 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £290. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just £288, but on average you can expect to pay £330.

Are there direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £435 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from London to Rio de Janeiro under £435. A good price for a direct flight from London to Rio de Janeiro is less than £812.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Rio de Janeiro for under £435?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than £435.

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 £476, 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 £288 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. LATAM Airlines is priced at 42% 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 LATAM Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £198.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Today's exchange rate
£1 = R$ 7.72
Average temperature for April in Rio de Janeiro
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Rio de Janeiro
3.0 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

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%
Search KLM flights
LATAM Airlines
£498 £818 No cancel fee 81%
Search LATAM Airlines flights
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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