Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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The best prices from Washington to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in May or September, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

WAS - RIO
Price
$899 - $1,328
RIO
Temperature
77 - 87.8 °F
RIO
Rainfall
0 - 0.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$899

From Washington to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$669

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 8% 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro?

To save up to 56% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Washington to Rio de Janeiro from $1,290 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,518 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Washington. 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro (WAS - RIO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington to Rio de Janeiro is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

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

5 Apr - 10 Apr
$466pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Apr - 15 Apr
$487pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
13 Apr - 30 Apr
$495pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
GOL
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GOL
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Washington to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

5 Apr - 10 Apr
$466pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
29 Nov - 13 Dec
$469pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
22 May - 29 May
$470pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro

12 Mar - 14 Mar
$626pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
12 Mar - 14 Mar
$627pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
12 Mar - 14 Mar
$627pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Washington

6:15 pm - 5:30 am
Azul
1 Stop
34h 15m
IAD - SDU
Azul
$669
Fareboom
6:15 pm - 10:00 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
14h 45m
IAD - SDU
United Airlines
$674
United
7:39 am - 10:25 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
25h 46m
IAD - SDU
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Rio de Janeiro

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Washington 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $466, but on average you can expect to pay $501.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Washington 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro for under $700?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. 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 Washington.

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

For as low as $515, Copa Airlines can have you in Rio de Janeiro from Washington in 12h 59m. 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 Washington to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

Flying on Copa Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at $466. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by GOL and Azul, with the lowest prices starting at $495 and $496, respectively. Copa Airlines is 54% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $377 on Azul. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $419 and GOL from $587 one-way.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.69
Average temperature for March in Rio de Janeiro
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Rio de Janeiro
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington to Rio de Janeiro

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$815 $1,062 No cancel fee 69%
Avianca
$783 $1,075 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$823 $1,078 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$849 $1,105 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$847 $1,228 No cancel fee 71%
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