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Cheap Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, BR, Brazil - SAO to RIO

Popular flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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.

Avianca Brazil
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 BRL437
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 BRL437
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 BRL437
Azul Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 BRL272
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 BRL272
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 BRL272
GOL Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 May 28, 2016 BRL121
TAM Linhas Aereas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 BRL238
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 BRL238
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 BRL238
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 16, 2016 BRL238
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 BRL238

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro (SAO to RIO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be BRL207.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro (SAO to RIO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Sao Paulo 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.

How far in advance should you book flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days BRL540 BRL753
7-14 days BRL296 BRL471
14-21 days BRL293 BRL300
21-30 days BRL145 BRL121
30-60 days BRL141 BRL272
60-90 days BRL141 BRL337
90+ days BRL145 BRL121

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
BRL238 BRL141 BRL238 BRL238 BRL121 BRL238 BRL241

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro GOL 5/27/16 5/28/16 1 BRL121
June Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro GOL 6/21/16 6/22/16 0 BRL141
July Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro GOL 7/22/16 7/23/16 0 BRL141
August Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 8/27/16 9/7/16 0 BRL241
September Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro GOL 9/1/16 9/2/16 1 BRL121
October Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 10/1/16 10/9/16 0 BRL241
November Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 11/18/16 11/20/16 0 BRL238
December Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 12/1/16 12/10/16 0 BRL241

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
BRL695
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
BRL695 BRL447
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
BRL447 BRL324
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
BRL324 BRL296
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
BRL296 BRL258
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
BRL258

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro (SAO to RIO)

Your Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL544.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL275.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Nonstop Flight Details from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Azul 24 24 24 22 24 11 16 06:00 22:55
GOL 42 39 39 42 44 28 34 06:30 21:05
TAM 37 37 38 37 38 26 31 06:00 22:50
Avianca Brazil 15 16 15 16 15 14 14 06:40 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro (SAO 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 Sao Paulo 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 Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL138.

The average price for round trip flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL272.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ribeirao Preto to Rio de Janeiro Azul, GOL, TAM BRL227
Sao Paulo to Belo Horizonte Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL214
Sao Paulo to Brasilia Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL224
Sao Paulo to Curitiba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL196
Sao Paulo to Iguazu Falls Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL330
Sao Paulo to Salvador Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL296
Sao Paulo to Vitoria Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL306
Sao Paulo to Florianopolis Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL279
Sao Paulo to Porto Alegre Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL214
Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires LAN Argentina, Azul, Argentinas, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, Qatar, Turkish BRL660
Sao Paulo to Ribeirao Preto Azul, GOL, TAM BRL196
Ribeirao Preto to Sao Paulo Azul, GOL, TAM BRL196
Sao Paulo to Navegantes Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL279
Sao Paulo to Cuiaba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL358
Sao Paulo to Goiania Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL269
Sao Paulo to Uberlandia Azul, GOL, TAM BRL234
Sao Paulo to Fortaleza Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL739
Sao Paulo to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto Azul, TAM BRL255
Sao Paulo to Asuncion GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, TAM* BRL588
Sao Paulo to Porto Seguro Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL578
Sao Paulo to Santiago GOL, Sky Airline, TAM, LAN, Avianca Brazil BRL733
Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, BOA, Amaszonas BRL932
Sao Paulo to Miami Silver, American, Azul, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, United BRL1,544
Sao Paulo to Londrina Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL238
Sao Paulo to Campo Grande Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL324
Sao Paulo to Montevideo Azul, GOL, TAM BRL629
Sao Paulo to Ilheus Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL544
Sao Paulo to New York American, Azul, Alaska, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Spirit, Avianca Brazil, United, Great Lakes BRL1,678
Sao Paulo to Joinville Azul, GOL, TAM BRL231
Sao Paulo to Iguazu Azul, Argentinas, GOL, TAM BRL1,258

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sao Paulo 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.

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
Answer: The average Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro flight time is an hour and a minute.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
Answer: The distance from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is 336 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
Answer: There are 751 direct flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
Answer: GOL Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
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