Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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The best prices from New York to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in August or May, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to RIO flight in 2021: compare New York to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
NYC - RIO
Price
$631 - $1,464
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

August

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

Round-trip from

$631

From New York to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$218

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Rio de Janeiro?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday 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.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New York to Rio de Janeiro at least 61 days early can save you up to 56% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro for as little as $1,290 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,518 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Rio de Janeiro. Flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York in August are about $1,104 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $648.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Rio de Janeiro (NYC - RIO)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to RIO flights for May, June
14 May - 18 May
$376pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 May - 18 May
$376pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Jun - 19 Jun
$377pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York found for this year
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$341pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$346pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$348pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on round-trip flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York, departing today and this week
24 May - 29 May
$381pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 May - 22 Jul
$386pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 May - 25 May
$388pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro
10:20 am - 4:20 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
17h 00m
EWR - GIG
Lufthansa
$218
Kissandfly.com
9:30 am - 8:10 am
Azul
2 Stops
21h 40m
JFK - SDU
Azul
$232
Fareboom
10:31 pm - 8:35 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
21h 04m
JFK - GIG
Copa Airlines
$242
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Rio de Janeiro

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Rio de Janeiro have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Avianca, and LATAM Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $341, but on average you can expect to pay $358.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York 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 New York to Rio de Janeiro for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in February. The weather in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from New York to Rio de Janeiro?

Airlines like Azul, American Airlines, and GOL fly from New York to Rio de Janeiro in about 12h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 30m. 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 New York to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

Avianca, at $341, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Rio de Janeiro.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Copa Airlines and Lufthansa. Avianca is 63% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York 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 $172. However, be on the lookout for offers from Copa Airlines and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Rio de Janeiro for a low price.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.29
Average temperature for May in Rio de Janeiro
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Rio de Janeiro
0.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Avianca Brasil
$554 $745 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Avianca Brasil. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Norwegian Air UK
$605 $814 No cancel fee N/A
Aerolineas Argentinas
$808 $944 No cancel fee 59%
Avianca
$809 $1,184 No cancel fee 71%
LATAM Airlines
$588 $1,201 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$673 $1,267 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$966 $1,435 No cancel fee 71%
LATAM Airlines Brasil
$824 $1,509 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by LATAM Airlines Brasil. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$1,061 $1,766 No cancel fee 69%
Copa Airlines
$970 $1,801 No cancel fee 70%
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