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Cheap flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne from $1,356

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
RIO — MEL
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

The best prices from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne are usually found in February or September, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Rio de Janeiro (RIO) to Melbourne (ME1). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$2,827

Round-trip from

$309
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Rio de Janeiro (RIO) to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne?

Leaving on a Monday 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 12% on the overall cost on flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,754. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $4,107.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Rio de Janeiro. Prices for February average $3,339 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $2,402. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a February flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in January

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

When flying from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Rio de Janeiro and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Find some of the cheapest Qatar Airways flights travelling from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Sat 11/509:35SDU - MEL
2 stops42h 10mQatar Airways
Wed 15/515:15MEL - SDU
2 stops41h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 20/2$3,767
Sat 11/513:15SDU - MEL
2 stops45h 15mQatar Airways
Wed 15/515:15MEL - SDU
2 stops41h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/2$3,770

Cheap Emirates flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Rio de Janeiro and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Emirates flights travelling from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Thu 21/306:15MEL - GIG
1 stop47h 40mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,695
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Thu 21/316:55MEL - GIG
2 stops37h 00mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,705
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Wed 20/303:25MEL - GIG
2 stops50h 30mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,706
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Thu 21/316:55MEL - GIG
2 stops37h 00mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,715
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Wed 20/303:25MEL - GIG
2 stops50h 30mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,717
Tue 5/318:00GIG - MEL
2 stops39h 20mEmirates
Wed 20/303:25MEL - GIG
2 stops50h 30mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,932
Sat 11/509:05SDU - MEL
3 stops69h 30mEmirates
Wed 15/521:15MEL - SDU
2 stops48h 25mEmirates
Deal found 20/2$4,076
Sat 11/509:05SDU - MEL
2 stops47h 45mEmirates
Tue 14/502:25MEL - SDU
3 stops67h 15mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$4,079
Sat 11/509:05SDU - MEL
3 stops69h 30mEmirates
Tue 14/502:25MEL - SDU
3 stops67h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/2$4,086

Cheap Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Prices were last updated on 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
1 stop22h 10mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
1 stop20h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,844
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
3 stops29h 25mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
1 stop20h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,898
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
3 stops29h 25mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
2 stops38h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,946
Tue 5/314:00GIG - MEL
2 stops25h 20mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
1 stop20h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$3,001
Tue 5/314:10SDU - MEL
2 stops25h 10mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - SDU
2 stops39h 00mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$3,033
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
3 stops29h 25mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/308:00MEL - GIG
3 stops25h 15mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$3,208
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Thu 21/306:15MEL - GIG
1 stop47h 40mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,695
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Thu 21/316:55MEL - GIG
2 stops37h 00mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,705
Mon 4/302:55GIG - MEL
1 stop30h 25mEmirates
Wed 20/303:25MEL - GIG
2 stops50h 30mEmirates
Deal found 21/2$3,706

Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Rio de Janeiro and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Fri 1/1123:55GIG - MEL
2 stops42h 15mAmerican Airlines
Fri 22/1111:10MEL - GIG
2 stops58h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,409
Fri 1/1123:00GIG - MEL
3 stops56h 35mAmerican Airlines
Fri 22/1114:00MEL - GIG
2 stops43h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,501
Sat 30/1111:40GIG - MEL
2 stops52h 05mAmerican Airlines
Wed 4/1211:00MEL - GIG
2 stops35h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,522
Sat 30/1114:40GIG - MEL
2 stops49h 05mAmerican Airlines
Wed 4/1211:00MEL - GIG
2 stops35h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,524
Sat 30/1123:30GIG - MEL
1 stop40h 15mAmerican Airlines
Wed 4/1211:00MEL - GIG
2 stops35h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,595
Sat 30/1123:30GIG - MEL
1 stop40h 15mAmerican Airlines
Wed 4/1213:00MEL - GIG
2 stops33h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,598
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
1 stop22h 10mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
1 stop20h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,844
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
3 stops29h 25mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
1 stop20h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,898
Tue 5/317:10GIG - MEL
3 stops29h 25mLATAM Airlines
Thu 21/312:30MEL - GIG
2 stops38h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,946

One-way flights to Melbourne from Rio de Janeiro

Search for one-way flight options from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. Those needing a return flight from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne can use the search form above.
Sun 10/322:55GIG - MEL
2 stops43h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$1,356
Sun 10/322:55GIG - MEL
3 stops43h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$1,562
Tue 26/314:10SDU - MEL
2 stops25h 10mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$1,998
Mon 25/318:10GIG - MEL
2 stops28h 05mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,042
Tue 27/220:15GIG - MEL
2 stops56h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,095
Tue 27/220:15GIG - MEL
2 stops56h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/2$2,103
Mon 25/318:10GIG - MEL
3 stops36h 25mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,117
Tue 26/320:10GIG - MEL
3 stops35h 25mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,167
Tue 26/320:40SDU - MEL
3 stops34h 55mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,170

Find flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$2,844 - $3,770

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 5/3

1 stop22h 10m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

1 stop20h 45m

$2,844

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 5/3

3 stops29h 25m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

1 stop20h 45m

$2,898

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 5/3

3 stops29h 25m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

2 stops38h 45m

$2,946

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 5/3

2 stops25h 20m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

1 stop20h 45m

$3,001

Rio de Janeiro Santos DumontMelbourne

SDU - MEL

SDUMEL

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Tue 5/3

2 stops25h 10m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

2 stops39h 00m

$3,033

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 4/3

1 stop30h 25m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

1 stop47h 40m

$3,695

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão IntlMelbourne

GIG - MEL

GIGMEL

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 4/3

1 stop30h 25m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

2 stops37h 00m

$3,705

Rio de Janeiro Santos DumontMelbourne

SDU - MEL

SDUMEL

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Sat 11/5

2 stops42h 10m

Melbourne

Wed 15/5

2 stops41h 20m

$3,767

Rio de Janeiro Santos DumontMelbourne

SDU - MEL

SDUMEL

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Sat 11/5

2 stops45h 15m

Melbourne

Wed 15/5

2 stops41h 20m

$3,770

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 21/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne is 83 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Melbourne by month

Plan your trip from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne is currently $1,957 while a return flight costs $3,295. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne (average of $133). Flying from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne in December is currently the most expensive (average of $176). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$238

February

$206

March

$259

April

$235

May

$203

June

$212

July

$232

August

$203

September

$229

October

$224

November

$241

December

$268

Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Qatar Airways, Emirates and LATAM Airlines from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews
8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.8
Good
4,677 reviews
8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.6
Good
2,702 reviews
8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.3
Good
15,643 reviews
8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne for under $2,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne for under $2,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $2,844, but on average you can expect to pay $3,569.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Rio de Janeiro to Melbourne round-trip from $2,844. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from $3,695, and Qatar Airways, from $3,767. Users have found that LATAM Airlines is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$1,356 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on LATAM Airlines and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $1,998 and $2,095, respectively.

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

What does GIG to MEL mean?

This is defined as Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport (GIG) and Melbourne Airport (MEL). Codes like Melbourne Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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