Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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The best prices from Houston to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in March or July, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

IAH - RIO
Price
$855 - $1,695
RIO
Temperature
77 - 87.8 °F
RIO
Rainfall
0 - 0.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$855

From Houston to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$307

One-way flight from Houston 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 round-trip from Houston to Rio de Janeiro?

Leaving on a Saturday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 36% on the overall cost on flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 56% on flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,290. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,518.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $1,104 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $648. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to Rio de Janeiro in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 38% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro in March, April 2021

28 Mar - 4 Apr
$543pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$559pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$566pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

6 May - 9 May
$526pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$543pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$559pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Rio de Janeiro from Houston

4 May - 17 May
$1,152pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 May - 17 May
$1,163pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
26 Apr - 6 May
$1,166pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro

8 Mar - 23 Mar
$598pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Mar - 23 Mar
$635pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 13 Mar
$697pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Houston

2:00 am - 3:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 05m
IAH - GIG
Multiple Airlines
$307
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 9:55 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 55m
IAH - GIG
Multiple Airlines
$327
Kiwi.com
1:00 pm - 8:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
17h 10m
IAH - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$331
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Rio de Janeiro due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Houston and Rio de Janeiro for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Rio de Janeiro that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Azul, United Airlines, and Avianca. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $526, but on average you can expect to pay $605.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Rio de Janeiro is less than $1,429.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Rio de Janeiro for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Rio de Janeiro?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday.

How many flights depart from Houston to Rio de Janeiro on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Rio de Janeiro on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 88 °F on average in the month of February. The temperature in Rio de Janeiro is typically hotter than in Houston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Houston to Rio de Janeiro?

For as low as $890, American Airlines can have you in Rio de Janeiro from Houston in 14h 08m. Houston and Rio de Janeiro are separated by a distance of 5054 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.60
Average temperature for March in Rio de Janeiro
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Rio de Janeiro
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to Rio de Janeiro

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$539 $840 No cancel fee 71%
Avianca
$799 $1,060 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$886 $1,577 No cancel fee 69%
Azul
$1,065 $1,660 No cancel fee 82%
Copa Airlines
$1,543 $1,906 No cancel fee 70%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Rio de Janeiro

Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of IAH to RIO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of IAH to RIO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of IAH to RIO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of IAH to RIO departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Rio de Janeiro
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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