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The best prices from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in May or March, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

CPT - RIO
Price
R7 943 - R13 389
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R7 943

From Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

R8 972

One-way flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Rio de Janeiro. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 35% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R14 645, or R16 158 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town average R11 083. You can even find prices in September for less than R11 083, as users have found deals to Rio de Janeiro from as low as R6 445. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 54% on flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CPT to RIO flights in January, February
5 Feb - 12 Feb
R17 156pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Feb - 11 Feb
R18 563pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Feb - 12 Feb
R20 364pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town found for this year
12 May - 28 May
R12 270pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 May - 28 May
R12 285pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 May - 28 May
R14 751pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on return flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town, departing today and this week
4 Feb - 12 Feb
R20 364pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Feb - 12 Feb
R20 818pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro
10:35 - 15:05
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
33h 30m
CPT - GIG
Ethiopian Air
R8 972
lastminute.com
15:15 - 17:30
Qatar Airways
2 stops
31h 15m
CPT - GIG
Qatar Airways
R11 256
qatarairways.com
6:00 - 9:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
32h 55m
CPT - GIG
Multiple Airlines
R12 800
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R13 616 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R13 616. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R12 270, but on average you can expect to pay R21 544.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Rio de Janeiro include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

TAAG, LATAM Airlines, and Emirates 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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R12 103 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro for under R21 181?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than R21 181.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro?

KLM, SWISS, and United Airlines can get you from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in just under 25h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 20h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R20 364 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and SWISS, starting at R30 274 and R33 360 round-trip.

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

R8 972 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and KLM, with prices starting from R11 256 and R13 844, respectively.

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Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R$ 0,37
Average temperature for January in Rio de Janeiro
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Rio de Janeiro
10.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)
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