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Cheap flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro from R11 548

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Rio de Janeiro departing on 8/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — RIO
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in November or January, booked 74 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

November

Round-trip from

R334 830

One-way from

R13 700
High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
From Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)
One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

Users have found that flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, book at least 26 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R22 615 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R25 478.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Rio de Janeiro. Flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town in November are about R25 767 on average during November, but can be found for as low as R20 655.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro (CPT - RIO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest KLM flights we've detected travelling from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Thu 6/623:15CPT - GIG
1 stop25h 30mKLM
Mon 10/621:55GIG - CPT
1 stop42h 30mKLM
Deal found 28/2R23 844
Thu 6/623:15CPT - GIG
1 stop25h 30mKLM
Mon 10/621:20GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 05mKLM
Deal found 28/2R23 960
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
1 stop47h 05mKLM
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 45mKLM
Deal found 29/2R25 113
Thu 6/623:15CPT - GIG
2 stops49h 20mKLM
Mon 10/621:20GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 05mKLM
Deal found 28/2R25 362
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
1 stop47h 05mKLM
Thu 28/320:50GIG - CPT
1 stop44h 55mKLM
Deal found 29/2R34 393
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
2 stops46h 35mKLM
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops45h 05mKLM
Deal found 29/2R36 372

Cheap Emirates flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Emirates flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Thu 6/618:20CPT - GIG
1 stop26h 35mEmirates
Sun 9/62:45GIG - CPT
1 stop33h 05mEmirates
Deal found 28/2R29 359
Thu 6/69:20CPT - GIG
2 stops35h 35mEmirates
Sun 9/62:45GIG - CPT
1 stop27h 50mEmirates
Deal found 28/2R30 627
Tue 12/318:25CPT - GIG
2 stops33h 45mEmirates
Wed 27/32:55GIG - CPT
2 stops54h 30mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R31 741
Tue 12/313:40CPT - GIG
2 stops38h 30mEmirates
Wed 27/32:55GIG - CPT
1 stop32h 50mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R32 203
Tue 12/318:25CPT - GIG
1 stop26h 30mEmirates
Wed 27/32:55GIG - CPT
1 stop27h 55mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R131 442

Cheap Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 12/310:00CPT - GIG
2 stops18h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/314:00GIG - CPT
2 stops21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 182
Tue 12/310:00CPT - SDU
2 stops17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/314:10SDU - CPT
2 stops21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 239
Tue 12/312:55CPT - GIG
1 stop15h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/311:45GIG - CPT
2 stops21h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 080
Tue 12/312:55CPT - SDU
1 stop14h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/312:50SDU - CPT
2 stops20h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 426
Tue 12/318:30CPT - GIG
1 stop41h 10mLufthansa
Thu 28/314:50GIG - CPT
1 stop39h 05mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2R24 075
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
1 stop47h 05mKLM
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 45mKLM
Deal found 29/2R25 113
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
2 stops70h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R25 170
Tue 12/318:25CPT - GIG
2 stops33h 45mEmirates
Wed 27/32:55GIG - CPT
2 stops54h 30mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R31 741
Tue 12/313:40CPT - GIG
2 stops38h 30mEmirates
Wed 27/32:55GIG - CPT
1 stop32h 50mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R32 203

Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 12/310:00CPT - GIG
2 stops18h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/314:00GIG - CPT
2 stops21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 182
Tue 12/310:00CPT - SDU
2 stops17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/314:10SDU - CPT
2 stops21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 239
Tue 12/312:55CPT - GIG
1 stop15h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/311:45GIG - CPT
2 stops21h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 080
Tue 12/312:55CPT - SDU
1 stop14h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/312:50SDU - CPT
2 stops20h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 426
Thu 6/623:15CPT - GIG
1 stop25h 30mKLM
Mon 10/621:55GIG - CPT
1 stop42h 30mKLM
Deal found 28/2R23 844
Thu 6/623:15CPT - GIG
1 stop25h 30mKLM
Mon 10/621:20GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 05mKLM
Deal found 28/2R23 960
Tue 12/318:30CPT - GIG
1 stop41h 10mLufthansa
Thu 28/314:50GIG - CPT
1 stop39h 05mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2R24 075
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
1 stop47h 05mKLM
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 45mKLM
Deal found 29/2R25 113
Mon 11/30:35CPT - GIG
2 stops70h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 28/320:40GIG - CPT
2 stops67h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R25 170

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town

Search for one-way flight options from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Users needing a return flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro should utilize the search form above.
Fri 8/36:00CPT - SDU
2 stops20h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 548
Fri 8/310:00CPT - GIG
2 stops18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 548
Fri 8/36:45CPT - SDU
3 stops20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 893
Fri 8/36:15CPT - GIG
3 stops22h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 893
Sat 16/315:00CPT - GIG
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R13 469
Sat 23/315:00CPT - GIG
2 stops23h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R13 700
Sat 23/312:35CPT - SDU
2 stops38h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2R16 120
Sat 16/313:40CPT - GIG
1 stop31h 15mEmirates
Deal found 29/2R19 502
Fri 22/30:35CPT - GIG
1 stop47h 05mKLM
Deal found 29/2R25 862

Find flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

R12 182 - R33 144

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

2 stops18h 50m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Thu 28/3

2 stops21h 35m

R12 182

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

CPT - SDU

CPTSDU

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

2 stops17h 05m

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Thu 28/3

2 stops21h 25m

R12 239

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

1 stop15h 15m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Thu 28/3

2 stops21h 20m

R18 080

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

CPT - SDU

CPTSDU

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

1 stop14h 05m

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Thu 28/3

2 stops20h 15m

R18 426

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Thu 6/6

1 stop25h 30m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 10/6

1 stop42h 30m

R23 844

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

1 stop41h 10m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Thu 28/3

1 stop39h 05m

R24 075

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

CPT - SDU

CPTSDU

Cape Town Intl

Sun 5/5

2 stops37h 30m

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Thu 9/5

2 stops44h 15m

R28 110

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Thu 6/6

1 stop26h 35m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Sun 9/6

1 stop33h 05m

R29 359

Cape Town IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT - GIG

CPTGIG

Cape Town Intl

Tue 12/3

1 stop39h 10m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Thu 28/3

1 stop33h 10m

R33 144

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 29/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro is 68 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Rio de Janeiro by month

Plan your trip from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro is currently R15 059 while a return flight costs R22 162. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro (average of R0). Flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in September is currently the most expensive (average of R1 261). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

Temperature and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro by month

Plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

RIO

Temperature

21 - 28 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Rio de Janeiro

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rio de Janeiro. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rio de Janeiro. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with KLM and Emirates from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro to help guide your decision. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

7,8
Good
1 766 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

7,8
Good
4 644 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

7,1
Good
8 069 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

6,9
Okay
7 033 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,4

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

For a flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 15,6 km from the centre of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Rio de Janeiro per day. 1 airline has flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town Intl on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R12 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R12 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R12 182, but on average you can expect to pay R27 418.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

Flying on KLM is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at R23 844. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R24 075 and R28 110, respectively. KLM is currently priced 7% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R16 120. Emirates flights start at R19 502 while deals on KLM start at R25 862 one-way.

What does CPT to GIG mean?

CPT stands for Cape Town Intl Airport, while GIG stands for Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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Choose from the following airlines for your flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Flights are based on user searches made on Cheapflights and were last updated on 1 March 2024.

Top airline flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Discover the top airline that operate flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
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EmiratesCheapestR26 278AverageR28 056FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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