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

Popular flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Avianca Brazil
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 BRL468
Azul Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 11, 2016 BRL308
May 7, 2016 May 11, 2016 BRL308
May 25, 2016 May 28, 2016 BRL308
GOL Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 BRL324
TAM Linhas Aereas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 10, 2016 BRL312
Apr 10, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 BRL312
Apr 10, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 BRL312
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 BRL312
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 BRL312

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 BRL308.

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 BRL503 BRL733
7-14 days BRL398 BRL527
14-21 days BRL355 BRL468
21-30 days BRL312 BRL343
30-60 days BRL312 BRL312
60-90 days BRL308 BRL340
90+ days BRL308 BRL312

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
BRL312 BRL312 BRL312 BRL308 BRL312 BRL308 BRL312

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
February Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 2/23/16 3/8/16 0 BRL398
March Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 3/9/16 3/11/16 0 BRL312
April Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 4/1/16 4/4/16 0 BRL312
May Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 5/5/16 5/11/16 0 BRL308
June Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 6/1/16 6/4/16 0 BRL312
July Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 7/2/16 7/6/16 0 BRL312
August Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 8/16/16 8/26/16 0 BRL312
September Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro Azul 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 BRL312

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
BRL585
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
BRL585 BRL441
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
BRL441 BRL406
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
BRL406 BRL398
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
BRL398 BRL312
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
BRL312

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 BRL484.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL351.

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 23 23 23 24 15 21 05:55 22:59
GOL 48 47 46 47 48 27 37 05:50 21:25
TAM 37 36 36 35 38 25 30 06:00 22:50
Avianca Brazil 15 16 16 16 16 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 BRL176.

The average price for round trip flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is BRL351.

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 2 minutes.
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 792 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 37% of the non-stop flights between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
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