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Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in March or May, booked 38 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
$871 - $1,424
RIO
Temperature
77 - 87.8 °F
RIO
Rainfall
0 - 0.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$871

From Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$302

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 53 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,297 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,297.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles. Prices for May average $1,155 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $815. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a May flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in May

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for LAX to RIO flights for October, November
22 Nov - 27 Nov
$487pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$490pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Nov - 2 Dec
$492pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles found for this year
22 Nov - 27 Nov
$487pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$490pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Nov - 2 Dec
$492pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on round-trip flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$497pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 8 Nov
$543pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 8 Nov
$621pp
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

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro
6:29 am - 6:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 36m
LAX - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$302
KAYAK
2:40 am - 3:55 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
20h 15m
LAX - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$320
FlyFar
9:40 am - 4:55 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
38h 15m
LAX - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$327
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro flights.

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 American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. 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 Multiple Airlines for just $463, but on average you can expect to pay $501.

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?

American Airlines and LATAM Airlines can get you from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro in just under 15h. Your travel time can differ by up to 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro round-trip from $508. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is LATAM Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 51% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Rio de Janeiro
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.61
Average temperature for October in Rio de Janeiro
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Rio de Janeiro
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)
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