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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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
OR Tambo (JNB) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to RIO flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
JNB - RIO
Price
R644 - R915
RIO
Temperature
21 - 28 °C
RIO
Precipitation
40 - 130 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

Average price

R9 890

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R9 636

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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 OR Tambo Airport 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.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 67% on airfare.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R14 484, or R15 980 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Rio de Janeiro. Flights to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in September are about R10 961 on average during September, but can be found for as low as R6 374.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to RIO flights in October, November
15 Nov - 5 Dec
R17 207pp
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
15 Nov - 5 Dec
R19 601pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Nov - 4 Dec
R20 050pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from OR Tambo found for this year
29 Dec - 8 Jan
R15 920pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Dec - 8 Jan
R15 920pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Dec - 8 Jan
R17 028pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro
17:00 - 8:40
United Airlines
2 stops
44h 40m
JNB - SDU
United Airlines
R11 162
United
8:40 - 14:20
Qatar Airways
2 stops
34h 40m
JNB - GIG
Qatar Airways
R12 614
18:00 - 15:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
26h 35m
JNB - GIG
Multiple Airlines
R12 928
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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro

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.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under R14 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under R14 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R14 514, but on average you can expect to pay R20 304.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro from R14 514 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qatar Airways, from R15 277, and Emirates, from R22 788.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 R10 205. Users have also found prices from R10 983 and R11 162 on Ethiopian Air and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R19 131. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl) can be booked for R11 372 on average our data indicates R19 131 when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro?

TAAG, Emirates and LATAM Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Rio de Janeiro.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rio de Janeiro from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rio de Janeiro.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Rio de Janeiro.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering Rio de Janeiro.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration - Travelers need to present to the airline responsible for the flight (before boarding) the proof (printed or electronic) of filling out the Traveler's Health Declaration - DSV, within a maximum of 24hours prior to boarding to the Federative Republic of Brazil, with the agreement on the sanitary measures that must be complied with during the period in which they are in the country.


Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Rio de Janeiro?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Rio de Janeiro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R$ 0,38
Average temperature for October in Rio de Janeiro
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Rio de Janeiro
2.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl (GIG)
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
R6 345 R7 565 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
R8 543 R11 654 No cancel fee 81%
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South African
R9 895 R16 867 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
R13 934 R22 696 No cancel fee 75%
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