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 Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to RIO flight in 2022: compare Washington to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
WAS - RIO
Price
$899 - $1,328
RIO
Temperature
69.8 - 82.4 °F
RIO
Precipitation
1.6 - 5.1 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 (WAS) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

One-way from

$241

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Washington with a flight ticket averaging about $1,016. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $750. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Rio de Janeiro (WAS - RIO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Washington to Rio de Janeiro at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 27% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Washington to Rio de Janeiro within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,192.

Cheap flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WAS to RIO flights for January, February
22 Feb - 28 Feb
$443pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$447pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$449pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Rio de Janeiro 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Washington found for this year
3 Sep - 10 Sep
$420pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
23 Mar - 29 Mar
$432pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
16 Mar - 22 Mar
$433pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on round-trip flights to Rio de Janeiro from Washington, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$501pp
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
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$502pp
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 Jan - 24 Jan
$503pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro
11:05 am - 1:20 am
Avianca
2 Stops
36h 15m
IAD - GIG
Avianca
$241
Fareboom
2:25 am - 7:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 00m
BWI - GIG
Multiple Airlines
$246
Kiwi.com
10:06 pm - 8:30 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
21h 24m
IAD - GIG
Copa Airlines
$247
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Rio de Janeiro

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 Multiple Airlines for just $432, but on average you can expect to pay $455.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Rio de Janeiro for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

Currently priced at $447, Avianca will fly you from Washington to Rio de Janeiro and back. In addition to Avianca, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Copa Airlines and LATAM Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $470 and $478, respectively. Users have found that Avianca is 56% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington to Rio de Janeiro are LATAM Airlines ($228), Copa Airlines ($240), and GOL ($241).

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Rio de Janeiro?

The most popular flight routes from Washington to Rio de Janeiro are Washington Dulles Intl - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl, Washington Reagan-National - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl and Washington Reagan-National - Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Rio de Janeiro?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $883. While the most popular route (Washington Dulles Intl - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl) can be booked for $478 on average our data indicates $885 when flying from Washington to Rio de Janeiro.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington to Rio de Janeiro?

When booking a flight from Washington to Rio de Janeiro, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Avianca or Copa Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Rio de Janeiro

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rio de Janeiro.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Rio de Janeiro.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Rio de Janeiro.

Documents
Travel Health Declaration - Travelers need to present to the airline responsible for the flight (before boarding) the proof (printed or electronic) of filling out the Traveler's Health Declaration - DSV, within a maximum of 24hours prior to boarding to the Federative Republic of Brazil, with the agreement on the sanitary measures that must be complied with during the period in which they are in the country.


Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from Rio de Janeiro?

Returning to Washington from Rio de Janeiro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

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Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.56
Average temperature for January in Rio de Janeiro
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Rio de Janeiro
0.4 ″

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$783 $1,075 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$815 $1,062 No cancel fee 69%
Copa Airlines
$823 $1,078 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$847 $1,228 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$849 $1,105 No cancel fee N/A
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