Cheap Flights to Rio de Janeiro

How to find cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro Airport

Rio de Janeiro has two airports:

Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport(GIG): Known by its original name Galeão International Airport, this is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The airport is located 20 km north of the downtown. There are several bus services from the airport to different destinations in the city. The regular bus lines (925, 915, 922, 924) cost R$3.80 (₪4.10). Special premium buses cost up to R$16.00 (₪17.20). Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) uses exclusive corridors, so it offers faster travel and doesn’t suffer from congested streets. It directly links the Alvorada Bus Terminus in Barra da Tijuca with RIOgaleão, with stops along the way at Fundão Terminal, Vicente de Carvalho, and Madureira subway station. You’ll find it outside the arrivals area in Terminal 2, gate D and the fare is R$ 3.60 (₪3.90). Alternatively, you can rent a car and find the best offers on Skyscanner car rental.

Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is the second major airport serving Rio de Janeiro, located adjacent to downtown. You can reach the city by Real Auto Ônibus, which runs every 30 minutes to the Central Bus Station and Galeão International Airport in one direction. Bus 2145 is an express link between Santos Dumont and Galeão Airports and bus 2101 stops at the Central Bus Station. They run every 20 minutes. The Light Rail has a station at the airport connecting the terminal with the downtown area, the subway system, the Olympic Boulevard and the Central Bus Station. Renting a car? Compare prices on Skyscanner car rental.

When to go to Rio de Janeiro?

The climate in Rio de Janeiro is warm with over 25 degrees on average year-round. However, December through March would be the best time to search cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro, since it’s warm enough for the beach and a great sunny getaway from the Israeli winter. If you are planning your trip in February, make sure that you do it while the Carnival is happening. It may be more expensive and very crowded, but definitely worth it.

What to see and do in Rio de Janeiro?

Find cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro and experience its massive carnival, vibrant nightlife, and laid-back beach culture. Home to one of the world’s largest football stadiums, the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, and famous Copacabana beach, Rio has certainly earned its nickname “The Marvellous City.”

If you are in a beach vacation mode, come to Ipanema Beach. You might recognize it from the famous bossa nova song, "The Girl from Ipanema," this beach is an attraction for decades. For more outdoorsy people, the green rainforest of Tijuca National Park is the largest urban rainforest on the planet, covering 8,300 acres (33,589 dunams).

Jardim Botânico is botanical heaven to visitors with more than 6,000 indigenous and exotic species of flora. No matter when you go and what you do, you are guaranteed to have a unique vacation. At the end of the day, you need a stunning place to rest your head before a new day full of adventures. Compare prices on Skyscanner Hotels and save more money with us.

This information is correct as of January 2018

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