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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

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
$1,190 - $2,341
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 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

$1,336

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$1,190

From Melbourne 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 return from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro?

Flights from Melbourne 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 to Rio de Janeiro?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro at least 61 days early can save you up to 13% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro for as little as $2,095 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 $2,164 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne average $1,584. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,584, as users have found deals to Rio de Janeiro from as low as $1,023. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 48%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne found for this year
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$2,012pp
MEL
Melbourne
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$2,109pp
MEL
Melbourne
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$2,119pp
MEL
Melbourne
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro

What airport do you fly from for flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro?

For a flight from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro, you will be flying from Melbourne. Melbourne (MEL) is just 19.3 km from the centre of the city. Melbourne is the only Melbourne airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Rio de Janeiro per day. 3 airlines have flights to Rio de Janeiro from Melbourne on a regular basis.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro. Policies will vary by airline.

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 to Rio de Janeiro for under $2,039 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro for under $2,039. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $2,012, but on average you can expect to pay $2,253.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro for under $2,039 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 31 °C on average in the month of February. The temperature in Rio de Janeiro is typically hotter than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro?

Departing from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro will take you 32h 50m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro is LATAM Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,013 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $2,306.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 4.11
Average temperature for May in Rio de Janeiro
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Rio de Janeiro
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
$813 $1,178 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$1,155 $1,658 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$1,324 $1,711 No cancel fee 75%
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