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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro, BR, Brazil - SFO to RIO Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:52 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:52 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 $2,994
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $954
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $954
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $954
Avianca Brazil
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 $1,099
Azul Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $986
TAM Linhas Aereas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $823
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $955
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $955
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $955

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro (SFO to RIO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $938.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro (SFO to RIO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$919 $958 $955 $960 $827 $982 $964

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Francisco Rio de Janeiro American 6/20/16 6/27/16 2 $958
July San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 7/4/16 7/21/16 2 $919
August San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 8/26/16 9/10/16 2 $827
September San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 9/9/16 9/17/16 2 $823
October San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 10/10/16 10/19/16 2 $827
November San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 11/18/16 12/5/16 2 $910
December San Francisco Rio de Janeiro American 12/1/16 12/7/16 1 $960
January San Francisco Rio de Janeiro TAM 1/19/17 1/31/17 1 $960

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro (SFO to RIO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro is $1,520.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro is $954.

San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro (SFO to RIO) Number of flights searched: 200Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:52 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro.

San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American MIA X X X X X X X
American LAX / MIA X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ / GRU X X X X
Avianca SAL / BOG X X X X X X X
Copa PTY X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
United AUS / IAH X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $338
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $213
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $141
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $218

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Sao Paulo Silver, American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Spirit, Avianca Brazil, Sun Country, United $730
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $954
San Francisco to Belo Horizonte American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, TAM, United $952
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to Brasilia American, Azul, JetBlue, TAM, Avianca Brazil, Sun Country, United $951
San Francisco to Buenos Aires LAN Argentina, American, Argentinas, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $983
San Francisco to Curitiba American, Azul, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Spirit, Avianca Brazil, United $1,019
San Francisco to Goiania Silver, American, Azul, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, United $953
San Francisco to Florianopolis American, Azul, JetBlue, TAM, Spirit, Avianca Brazil, United $1,058

Cheap Domestic Flights to Rio de Janeiro - RIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $322
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $324
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $320

Cheap International Flights to Rio de Janeiro - RIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, TAM, United $963
San Jose to Rio de Janeiro American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, United $953
Oakland to Rio de Janeiro American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, United $1,089
Reno to Rio de Janeiro American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, TAM, United $1,089
Fresno to Rio de Janeiro American, Azul, TAM, United $963
Sacramento to Sao Paulo American, Azul, Alaska, TAM, Avianca Brazil, United $978
San Jose to Sao Paulo Silver, American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, TAM, United $788
Oakland to Sao Paulo American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, TAM, United $1,215
Fresno to Sao Paulo Silver, American, Azul, Alaska, TAM, United $983
Reno to Sao Paulo American, Azul, Alaska, TAM, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Rio de Janeiro, BR, Brazil, from $823 Round trip from SFO to RIO