Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

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The best prices from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to RIO flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.

MEL - RIO

Price

$934 - $1,837

RIO

Temperature

21 - 28 °C

RIO

Precipitation

40 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

$2,577

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$1,310

From Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Rio de Janeiro.

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

To save up to 16% 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 Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro from $2,186 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $2,479 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $1,768 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,197. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport 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 in the morning could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro in December, January 2021

The best prices found for MEL to RIO flights in December, January
11 Dec. - 18 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

37h 25m
$3,706

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

3 Dec. - 10 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

2 stops

37h 40m
SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

40h 20m
$3,746

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

3 Dec. - 10 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 35m
$3,746

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne found for this year
11 Dec. - 18 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

37h 25m
$3,706

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

3 Dec. - 10 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 35m
$3,746

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

3 Dec. - 10 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

2 stops

37h 40m
SDU

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

40h 20m
$3,746

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

Late deals on return flights to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne, departing today and this week
11 Dec. - 18 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

39h 25m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

37h 25m
$3,706

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

11 Dec. - 17 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

2 stops

38h 00m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

71h 45m
$3,775

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

11 Dec. - 18 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

3 stops

49h 00m
GIG

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

60h 10m
$27,106

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

LATAM Airlines, Emirates, and Qantas Airways 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 Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under $3,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under $3,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $3,706, but on average you can expect to pay $7,976.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro for under $3,800?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro within the next 7 days for less than $3,800.

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

Consider Emirates, LATAM Airlines or Air New Zealand when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Rio de Janeiro.

Flights to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne

Can I fly to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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.


Can I fly back to Melbourne from Rio de Janeiro?

Returning to Melbourne from Rio de Janeiro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rio de Janeiro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
Cheapest$1,141
Average$1,653
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,620
Average$2,326
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,858
Average$2,401
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety