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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to RIO flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa 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 South Africa to Rio de Janeiro within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R14 484.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa 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 South Africa in September are about R10 961 on average during September, but can be found for as low as R6 374.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro (ZA - RIO)?

When flying from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to RIO flights in October, November
18 Nov - 2 Dec
R16 309pp
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
18 Nov - 2 Dec
R17 117pp
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
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

South Africa to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa found for this year
10 Dec - 1 Jan
R14 454pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Dec - 24 Jan
R14 708pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Dec - 26 Jan
R14 723pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro
16:30 - 17:55
Qatar Airways
2 stops
30h 25m
JNB - GIG
Qatar Airways
R10 205
CheapTickets.de
17:00 - 8:40
United Airlines
2 stops
44h 40m
JNB - SDU
United Airlines
R11 162
United
18:00 - 2:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 45m
JNB - SDU
Multiple Airlines
R12 329

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Rio de Janeiro

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are LATAM Airlines, TAAG, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro for under R14 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro for under R14 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R14 454, but on average you can expect to pay R15 771.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa 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 Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Air, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro?

The most popular airlines flying from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro are TAAG, Emirates and LATAM Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro?

Most travellers choose Cape Town Intl - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl, Cape Town Intl - Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl when deciding on the best route from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro? While on average our users pay R19 131, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R19 131. The most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl), is priced around R14 873.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rio de Janeiro from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa 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 South Africa 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 South Africa from Rio de Janeiro?

Returning to South Africa 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 South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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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 South Africa 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

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 4 airlines flying from South Africa to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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 168 R7 383 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 R12 570 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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