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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 Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

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

$202

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 Saturday 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 42 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 42 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 $1,076 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 $1,195 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 December. 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 $939 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $465.

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 15% 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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for NYC to RIO flights for December, January
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$382pp
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
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$383pp
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
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Jan - 1 Feb
$384pp
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

New York to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York found for this year
6 Dec - 13 Jan
$407pp
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
31 Dec - 31 Jan
$408pp
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
6 Dec - 12 Jan
$411pp
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

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
8 Dec - 23 Jan
$415pp
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
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$418pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Dec - 23 Jan
$418pp
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

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro
6:15 am - 3:25 am
LATAM Airlines
2 Stops
19h 10m
JFK - SDU
LATAM Airlines
$202
Fareboom
11:30 am - 2:55 am
GOL
1 Stop
13h 25m
LGA - GIG
GOL
$217
Fareboom
4:30 am - 7:35 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
13h 05m
JFK - GIG
Copa Airlines
$218
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Rio de Janeiro flights.

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 and Delta are some 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 Delta 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 LATAM Airlines for just $382, but on average you can expect to pay $393.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Rio de Janeiro for under $400 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 $500?

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

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 LATAM Airlines, American Airlines, and Copa Airlines fly from New York to Rio de Janeiro in about 12h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 35m. 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?

LATAM Airlines, at $382, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Rio de Janeiro.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Avianca and Copa Airlines. LATAM Airlines is 59% 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 Copa Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $195. However, be on the lookout for offers from LATAM Airlines and GOL, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Rio de Janeiro for a low price.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Rio de Janeiro
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.22
Average temperature for December in Rio de Janeiro
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Rio de Janeiro
0.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Galeao Intl (GIG)

Top 10 airlines 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 change fee 59%
Avianca
$809 $1,184 No cancel fee 71%
LATAM Airlines
$588 $1,201 No change 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 change fee 70%
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