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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

LAX - RIO
Price
$613 - $1,431
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

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$613

From Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$293

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 18% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 56% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,290 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,518.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles. Prices for August average $1,104 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $648. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May. Opting for a August flight can save you 71% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro (LAX - RIO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro in February, March 2021

16 Mar - 25 Mar
$459pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Mar - 25 Mar
$459pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Mar - 3 Apr
$477pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

4 Oct - 14 Oct
$432pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 14 Oct
$434pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 14 Oct
$447pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

2 Mar - 17 Mar
$486pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Mar - 17 Mar
$487pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 10 Mar
$501pp
LAX
Los Angeles
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles

8:41 pm - 7:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 19m
LAX - GIG
Multiple Airlines
$293
mytrip.com
8:41 pm - 6:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 19m
LAX - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$304
CheapOair
7:20 am - 10:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 05m
LAX - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$305
CheapOair

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. LATAM Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $459, but on average you can expect to pay $476.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro for under $500 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Rio de Janeiro is generally colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro?

LATAM Airlines and Copa Airlines can get you from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro in just under 16h 01m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 53m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro round-trip from $459. LATAM Airlines is currently priced 49% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is LATAM Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $332.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.46
Average temperature for February in Rio de Janeiro
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Rio de Janeiro
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
$554 $861 No cancel fee 81%
Avianca
$662 $1,027 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$902 $1,152 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$843 $1,177 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$908 $1,217 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$881 $1,294 No cancel fee 70%
Aeromexico
$1,115 $1,321 No cancel fee N/A
Azul
$1,121 $1,396 No cancel fee 82%
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