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Departure Tue, 01 Oct Return Tue, 15 Oct
LHR London
GIG Rio De Janeiro
return from £555
Departure Mon, 23 Sep Return Sat, 05 Oct
LGW London
SDU Rio De Janeiro
return from £1,110
Departure Thu, 10 Oct Return Thu, 17 Oct
LHR London
SDU Rio De Janeiro
return from £793
Departure Fri, 20 Sep Return Fri, 27 Sep
LCY London
SDU Rio De Janeiro
return from £1,178
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.07 BRL
British Pound Sterling Brazilian Real
1 BRL = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 22 September 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
68%

Trains in Rio De Janeiro are 68% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Rio De Janeiro
£0.79
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
61%

A meal in Rio De Janeiro is 61% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Rio De Janeiro
£5.87
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
78%

A taxi fare in Rio De Janeiro is 78% cheaper than in London.

London
£5
Rio De Janeiro
£1.12
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
52%

Coffee in Rio De Janeiro is 52% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.77
Rio De Janeiro
£1.34
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Rio De Janeiro airports
  • ? Rio De Janeiro International Airport (GIG)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ? Santos Dumont (SDU)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
L Distance: 5764 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Rio De Janeiro

How long is the flight from London to Rio De Janeiro?

The flight duration on a direct flight from London to Rio De Janeiro is around 11 hours 30 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

The flight path to Rio De Janeiro goes over Lisbon, Casablanca, Paris, Madrid, Frankfurt and Zurich.

What documentation do I need to fly to Rio De Janeiro from London?

UK passport holders do not require a visa to enter Brazil. However, passports must be valid for at least 6 months and a return ticket and proof of sufficient funds may be requested on arrival.

Is there a time change from London to Rio De Janeiro?

London is 2 hours ahead of Rio De Janeiro.

Which airlines fly from London to Rio De Janeiro?

Several airlines provide cheap flights between London and Rio De Janeiro including:

  • British Airways, the country's national air operator
  • Tap Air Portugal, the flag carrier airline of Portugal
  • Royal Air Maroc, the Moroccan national carrier
  • Air France, the French flag carrier
  • Lufthansa, the largest German airline

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When are the best times to fly from London to Rio De Janeiro?

  • December to March is the best time to travel to Rio when the weather is warm enough to hit the beaches. It's the festive season in Rio and big events like Réveillon and Carnival take place during this time.
  • May to September is the cheapest time to go for holidays in Rio as there are lesser crowds.

Airports in London

London has 4 airports providing passenger services: Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport:

Heathrow Airport is located close to the London City Centre

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – the Heathrow Express takes 15 minutes from Paddington Station
  • By tube – take the Piccadilly line to Heathrow.
  • By taxi - 1 hour
  • By bus - National Express. Runs every 15-30 minutes

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi access 24 hours a day, baby care facilities, cafes, restaurants and bars.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport:

Gatwick Airport is located near Crawley in West Sussex, south-east England, 29.5 miles south of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Train - Gatwick Express from Victoria in Central London. Runs every 15 minutes.
  • By Taxi - 1 hr 40 min
  • By Bus - easyBus offers cheap airport transfers. Runs every 15 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, 90 minutes of free Wi-Fi access, baby changing facilities, restaurants, cafes and bars.

Useful information about London Luton Airport:

London Luton Airport is located 1.5 miles east of Luton town centre in the county of Bedfordshire, 28 miles north of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Train - 24 minutes from St Pancras International station.
  • By Taxi - Roughly an hour
  • By Bus - Green Line coach service 757 runs from Victoria Coach Station twice hourly throughout the day.

Services: Open 24/7, 4 hours of free Wi-Fi, cafes, restaurants, bars and a smoking zone outside the departures area.

Useful information about London Stansted Airport:

London Stansted Airport is located at Stansted in Essex, 42 miles north east of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Train - Stansted Express from London Liverpool Street. Departs every 15 minutes.
  • By Taxi - 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • By Bus - National Express coaches run 24-hour bus services

Services: Open 24/7, escape lounges, shopping, restaurants and cafes.

Airports in Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro has two air hubs providing passenger services: Galeao International Airport and Santos Dumos domestic airport.

Useful information about Galeao International Airport

Galeao International Airport is located 12 miles from the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train Ý The nearest metro station from Galeão Airport is the Vicente de Carvalho.
  • By taxi – 25-40 minutes
  • By bus – Bus Rapid Transport System (BRT)

Services: Open 24/7, cafes, restaurants and fast food options, clothing stores and electronic retailers.

Useful information about Santos Dumos Domestic Airport

Santos Dumos Domestic Airport is located less than 2 miles from Rio's main business area.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi - 13 minutes
  • By bus - buses run every 30 minutes

Services: Open 24/7, wide variety of airport shops, baby changing areas and a medical station.

What to do and visit in Rio De Janeiro

  • Visit Christ the redeemer
  • Take day trips to the Copacana beach
  • Get to the top of the SugarLoaf mountain by a cable car.
  • Enjoy city breaks in Rio by taking the Rio City tour.
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