Cheap flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

CPT — RIO
Aug 16 — Aug 231
Return
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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in September or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town (CPT) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to RIO flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.

CPT - RIO

Price

R1 011 - R1 635

RIO

Temperature

21 - 28 °C

RIO

Rainfall

40 - 130 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Round-trip fromR16 568From Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)
One-way fromR10 472One-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 Friday 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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R19 731 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R20 665.

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 July. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Rio de Janeiro. Flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town in September are about R19 327 on average during September, but can be found for as low as R14 012.

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 at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to RIO flights in August, September
Aug 26 - Sep 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

2 stops

43h 55m
SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

44h 25m
R28 072

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 26 - Sep 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

43h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

37h 15m
R28 679

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 26 - Sep 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

37h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

46h 15m
R37 790

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town found for this year
Dec 27 - Jan 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

2 stops

24h 45m
SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

36h 10m
R16 011

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Dec 27 - Jan 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

25h 10m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

37h 55m
R18 092

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Oct 9 - Oct 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

25h 05m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

33h 35m
R19 846

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Oct 9 - Oct 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

24h 45m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

45h 00m
R34 103

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Oct 24 - Oct 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

24h 45m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

45h 00m
R34 578

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Dec 26 - Jan 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

47h 00m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

53h 05m
R34 709

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap British Airways flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Dec 27 - Jan 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

29h 05m
R34 693

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Oct 15 - Oct 24
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

30h 00m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
R34 742

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 26 - Sep 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

1 stop

30h 00m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
R47 623

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro
Oct 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

2 stops

33h 45m
R10 472

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Nov 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
R10 472

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Nov 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

25h 10m
R10 914

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro flights.

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. 3 airlines have flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town Intl on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

TAAG, LATAM Airlines, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R16 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R16 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R16 011, but on average you can expect to pay R24 942.

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

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at R20 665. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at R26 794 and R34 103, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

The most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro are TAAG, KLM and LATAM Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Top 2 airlines flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
TAAGCheapestR6 756AverageR7 886FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time58%COVID-19 safety
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LATAM AirlinesCheapestR10 587AverageR12 697FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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