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Cheap flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

SYD - RIO
Price
$1,150 - $2,397
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Rainfall
1 - 14 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,150

From Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

One-way from

$1,080

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro. 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 Sydney to Rio de Janeiro?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 13% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $2,131, or $2,201 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,041.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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

5 Mar - 6 Mar
$2,296pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Mar - 6 Mar
$2,704pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Mar - 6 Mar
$8,599pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
American Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

2 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,366pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,419pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
SDU
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,445pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
LATAM Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Rio de Janeiro from Sydney

05:10 - 04:20
American Airlines
2 stops
36h 10m
SYD - GIG
American Airlines
18:10 - 17:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 40m
SYD - SDU
Multiple Airlines
$1,687
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

Can I find flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,556 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,556. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $1,496, but on average you can expect to pay $4,988.

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

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Rio de Janeiro include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Rio de Janeiro have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Rio de Janeiro have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. LATAM Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like LATAM Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,556 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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 Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Rio de Janeiro?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Rio de Janeiro is generally hotter than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

LATAM Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines can get you from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro in just under 21h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 15h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on LATAM Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at $1,496. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $2,393 and $2,419, respectively. These flights start at 7% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,080.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 4.32
Average temperature for March in Rio de Janeiro
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Rio de Janeiro
5.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

Santos Dumont (SDU)

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
$755 $1,250 No cancel fee 81%
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Air New Zealand
$599 $1,272 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$871 $1,532 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$1,313 $1,538 No cancel fee 75%
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