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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 Thursday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to RIO flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Rio de Janeiro flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro.
SYD - RIO
Price
$1,206 - $2,514
RIO
Temperature
25 - 31 °C
RIO
Precipitation
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

Average price

$1,283

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$1,206

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 $2,235, or $2,308 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 $1,092.

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 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Sydney to Rio de Janeiro 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Sydney found for this year
29 Nov - 3 May
$1,998pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Nov - 1 May
$2,477pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Nov - 1 May
$2,512pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

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

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro. You should not have trouble finding flights to Rio de Janeiro from Kingsford Smith; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Rio de Janeiro per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights from the Sydney airport to Rio de Janeiro. It is only a 7.5 km journey to Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Sydney’s city centre.

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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro for under $2,039 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro for under $2,039. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just $1,998, but on average you can expect to pay $2,958.

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

United Airlines, Qantas Airways, and British Airways can get you from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro in just under 37h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 23h 05m. 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 British Airways is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at $1,998. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and ANA, with the lowest prices starting at $2,732 and $9,527, respectively.

Destination information for Rio de Janeiro

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 3.80
Average temperature for July in Rio de Janeiro
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Rio de Janeiro
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Rio de Janeiro

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
$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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