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Cheap Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, BR, Brazil - SAO to RIO Last modified: 30/05/2016 19:41

Popular flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Last modified: 30/05/2016 19:41

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
11/09/2016 19/09/2016 R$ 412
12/09/2016 19/09/2016 R$ 412
Azul Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 07/09/2016 R$ 344
06/09/2016 08/09/2016 R$ 344
12/09/2016 19/09/2016 R$ 344
GOL Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04/06/2016 05/06/2016 R$ 723
02/07/2016 03/07/2016 R$ 723
TAM Linhas Aereas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27/06/2016 29/06/2016 R$ 243
29/06/2016 06/07/2016 R$ 243
29/06/2016 30/06/2016 R$ 243
02/07/2016 18/07/2016 R$ 243
09/07/2016 10/07/2016 R$ 243

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 R$ 246.

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 R$ 669 R$ 723
7-14 days R$ 376 R$ 514
14-21 days R$ 315 R$ 398
21-30 days R$ 243 R$ 319
30-60 days R$ 243 R$ 319
60-90 days R$ 246 R$ 351
90+ days R$ 243 R$ 319

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
R$ 243 R$ 246 R$ 243 R$ 246 R$ 246 R$ 243 R$ 246

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 TAM 31/05/16 10/06/16 0 R$ 799
June Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 27/06/16 29/06/16 0 R$ 243
July Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 02/07/16 18/07/16 0 R$ 243
August Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 26/08/16 03/09/16 0 R$ 246
September Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 11/09/16 19/09/16 0 R$ 243
October Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 29/10/16 06/11/16 0 R$ 243
November Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 18/11/16 20/11/16 0 R$ 243
December Sao Paulo Rio de Janeiro TAM 04/12/16 10/12/16 0 R$ 250

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R$ 738
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R$ 738 R$ 528
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R$ 528 R$ 369
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R$ 369 R$ 319
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
R$ 319 R$ 246
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
R$ 246

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 R$ 532.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is R$ 445.

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 25 23 25 10 19 06:00 22:55
GOL 42 39 39 42 44 27 34 06:30 21:05
TAM 37 37 38 37 37 26 31 06:00 22:50
Avianca Brazil 16 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 R$ 145.

The average price for round trip flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is R$ 445.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ribeirao Preto to Rio de Janeiro Azul, TAM R$ 268
Sao Paulo to Belo Horizonte Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 290
Sao Paulo to Brasilia Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 257
Sao Paulo to Curitiba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 243
Sao Paulo to Iguazu Falls Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 351
Sao Paulo to Salvador Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 351
Sao Paulo to Vitoria Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 362
Sao Paulo to Florianopolis Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 326
Sao Paulo to Porto Alegre Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 272
Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires LAN Argentina, Azul, Argentinas, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, Qatar, Turkish R$ 752
Sao Paulo to Ribeirao Preto Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 239
Ribeirao Preto to Sao Paulo Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 243
Sao Paulo to Navegantes Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 322
Sao Paulo to Cuiaba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 438
Sao Paulo to Goiania Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 337
Sao Paulo to Uberlandia Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 264
Sao Paulo to Fortaleza Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 749
Sao Paulo to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 282
Sao Paulo to Asuncion GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, TAM* R$ 832
Sao Paulo to Porto Seguro Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 698
Sao Paulo to Santiago GOL, Sky Airline, TAM, LAN, Avianca Brazil R$ 803
Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, BOA, Amaszonas R$ 1.020
Sao Paulo to Miami Silver, American, Azul, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil, United R$ 2.035
Sao Paulo to Londrina Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 264
Sao Paulo to Campo Grande Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 387
Sao Paulo to Montevideo Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 832
Sao Paulo to Ilheus Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil R$ 593
Sao Paulo to New York Silver, American, Azul, JetBlue, GOL, TAM, Spirit, Avianca Brazil, United R$ 1.630
Sao Paulo to Joinville Azul, GOL, TAM R$ 268
Sao Paulo to Iguazu Azul, Argentinas, GOL, TAM R$ 1.392

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 759 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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