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The best prices from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in September or May, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

JNB - RIO
Price
R9 743 - R13 843
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R9 743

From Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

R9 183

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 31% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 53 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R14 645.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R11 083 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R6 445. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro (JNB - RIO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 60% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for JNB to RIO flights in January, February
7 Feb - 14 Feb
R17 958pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Feb - 14 Feb
R17 973pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Feb - 13 Feb
R18 019pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg found for this year
2 Nov - 5 Nov
R12 300pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 5 Nov
R13 601pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 May - 28 May
R13 767pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro
9:45 - 17:30
Qatar Airways
2 stops
36h 45m
JNB - GIG
Qatar Airways
R9 184
travelstart.co.za
19:10 - 15:35
KLM
1 stop
25h 25m
JNB - GIG
KLM
R14 267
KLM
19:30 - 13:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
46h 50m
JNB - GIG
Multiple Airlines
R22 755
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro for under R15 129 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro for under R15 129. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R13 767, but on average you can expect to pay R17 746.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. LATAM Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines, TAAG, and South African 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 Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro for under R13 616 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 31 °C range in February. The weather in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

Ethiopian Air, KLM, and Air France can get you from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro in just under 25h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 35m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, SWISS (R13 768), Qatar Airways (R18 231), and Ethiopian Air (R18 745) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R9 138. Users have also found prices from R14 192 and R99 323 on Qatar Airways and KLM, respectively.

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Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Rio de Janeiro choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
TAAG
R424 R506 No cancel fee 58%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TAAG. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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LATAM Airlines
R571 R779 No cancel fee 81%
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South African
R661 R1 127 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
R931 R1 517 No cancel fee 75%
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