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Flight price $1,651
Airlines Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, Emirates

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What is the cheapest flight to Rio de Janeiro?

The cheapest airline ticket to Rio de Janeiro from New Zealand in the last 72 hours was $1,651 return on the route Auckland to Rio de Janeiro. The most popular route is Auckland to Rio de Janeiro and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $3,931 return.

Which Rio de Janeiro airport is closest to central Rio de Janeiro?

Rio de Janeiro is served by 2 major airports. Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (5 kilometres) is the closest to the centre of Rio de Janeiro and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl is 12 kilometres away from the centre. View on map.

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Book Cheap Rio de Janeiro Plane Tickets

(Return)
Airports
Origin
Auckland
$1,651
only
$1,651
Destination
Rio de Janeiro
$1,651
only
$1,651
Tue, 23 Jun
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
16h 15m
Thu, 30 Jul
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
41h 40m
$1,651
Trip: 38 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was responsive and friendly

Cons: Nothing

JFK
LAX
Excellent 8.3

Pros: The tv size, charging station, foot hammock

Cons: No delay,

AKL
SYD
Good 7.0

Pros: seat comfort

Cons: breakfast, coffee

SYD
ADL
Good 6.0

Cons: Absolutely hopeless baggage delivery/collection. Almost as long as the flight

SYD
LAX
Good 7.6

Pros: Crew and plane were fine. Nothing super special. Definitely less desirable a flight than European.

Cons: The international flights Quantas runs are fine. Beware of JETSTAR this airline is somehow even worse than value airlines in the United States. They weigh bags at check in, harass customers, the worst experience I have ever had in the air. Fly anyone else. JETSTAR IS BEYOND TERRIBLE.

Sat, 21 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
18h 05m
Sat, 18 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
18h 30m
$3,192
Trip: 29 days
8.6Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.6 Excellent
Based on 2,729 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
8.5
Food
8.2
WRE
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Very prompt and efficient

LHR
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: I cannot say enough good things especially about the Air New Zealand staff on this flight, they were truly amazing, went above and beyond to help me and others. They were personable & caring! The seat was comfortable and the dinner was the best tasting airline food I have eaten in years. Happy!

Cons: I’m really not sure.

LHR
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Entertainment and service was outstanding.

Cons: I could have used more leg room.

LHR
LAX
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew was polite, efficient and prompt

Cons: The food quality needs improvement!

TRG
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Super easy

Fri, 20 Mar
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
34h 20m
Sun, 29 Mar
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
39h 55m
$3,971
Trip: 10 days
8.3Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 14,891 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
IAD
DXB
Good 6.0

Cons: flight left very late. couldnt make up time on the way. had to struggle to make it to the connection.

JNB
DXB
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Absolutely friendly Professional

Cons: Nothing

DXB
ICN
Good 6.0

Pros: Not much

Cons: Costumer service

JFK
DXB
Okay 5.6

Pros: Just a bad airline all together. They try to rip you off during transit by saying your luggage is over the weight limit and that you must pay for each additional kilograms.

IAD
DXB
Good 7.3

Pros: The crew was just fine.

Cons: Checking on the cleanliness of the toilets frequently

Wed, 25 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
16h 10m
Sun, 5 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
26h 40m
$2,876
Trip: 12 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
HKG
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Food and movies

Cons: Boarding time

BNE
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros: The crew for Qantas is normally pretty damn good. This trip was no exception.

Cons: The plane had a mechanical issue. The plane had sat on the ground for over 12 hours according to flightaware. They didn’t try to work on the mechanics issue till about an hour or two before boarding. This delay caused a lot of issues for so many passengers trying to make connecting flights.

SYD
LAX
Good 7.6

Pros: Crew, comfort, snacks

Cons: When boarding stick to boarding from back to front, and stick to rows and not a free for all half way through

LAX
BNE
Excellent 8.3

Pros: The crew was nice, the movie selection was good.

Cons: More space in seats

SFO
SYD
Good 6.3

Pros: The boarding process was easy, less hassle no extra security with lot of hassle

Cons: The seat amenities were below average. 14 hr flight with no power outlets - was surprising

Thu, 26 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
28h 15m
Fri, 3 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
19h 55m
$3,166
Trip: 9 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing!

Cons: I was booked on flight QF 74 from San Francisco, connecting in Sydney (3 hour connection) to Queenstown, New Zealand. When I went to check in I was told that I needed a transit visa for Australia because of my Indian Passport. When I booked the flight back in September, it was not a requirement to have a transit Visa. I was told by the Qantas supervisor that this was a new requirement as of October for Indian and Chinese passport holders even with brief connections. 9 people were in a similar situation the day before and denied boarding. I understand that things change, but I am very disappointed in the service provided to me. Of course, they could not help me get an evisa for Australia, but they were not even willing to help me search for it rebook a Qantas flight connecting in a different city/country. They did not even connect me with online reservations directly to quickly do something to be able to continue on my journey. They only gave me a phone number to call and sent me away. I tried the number and was on hold for almost an hour. Luckily, my friends were on a different flight on Air New Zealand that had seats leaving in 2 hours, and I almost missed that waiting to talk to someone from Qantas. I booked a ticket with Air New Zealand (by talking to their checkin agent, who was able to connect me directly with a reservations agent via a direct line, which was something I was hoping Qantas would help me with at a bare minimum) and I was able to purchase a ticket for that Air NZ flight and continue on. I’m VERY disappointed in the way that I was treated and not provided with assistance in a timely manner. I would have almost missed that flight and have to miss out on pre-arranged travel plans losing out on an additional $2000 in tour / accommodation bookings.

SYD
LAX
Good 7.6

Pros: Crew and plane were fine. Nothing super special. Definitely less desirable a flight than European.

Cons: The international flights Quantas runs are fine. Beware of JETSTAR this airline is somehow even worse than value airlines in the United States. They weigh bags at check in, harass customers, the worst experience I have ever had in the air. Fly anyone else. JETSTAR IS BEYOND TERRIBLE.

LAX
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: I like the fact that qantas boards the passengers in the back and works their way forward! Ive seen airlines do the opposite and it takes forever and very inefficient. So good job qantas. Much appreciated.

Cons: Food could be better and cabin and bathroom cleaned more thoroughly.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was responsive and friendly

Cons: Nothing

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: It was our first time flying on Qantas. everything was above expectations.

Sun, 22 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
16h 10m
Sat, 4 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
40h 25m
$3,299
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
BNE
MEL
Excellent 9.3

Pros: More comfortable than expected.

Cons: Could not check in online or at the kiosk (the flight was part of an overall ticket bought on Air New Zealand). Only one checked bag per ticket, but we had an extra bag because of the international legs. An employee got us checked in, bags tagged, and convinced us to carry on one more bag.

BNE
AKL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Very comfortable flight. The full range of entertainment made the time go quickly. Professional crew.

Cons: I know it's an airplane, but even so, the food was astonishingly bad.

PER
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The service, comfort. Flight was 20 minutes early, our luggage came out quickly. This was the first flight for us on the dream airline in business. It was fantastic.

Cons: Nothing

SYD
LAX
Good 7.6

Pros: Crew, comfort, snacks

Cons: When boarding stick to boarding from back to front, and stick to rows and not a free for all half way through

SFO
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing!

Cons: I was booked on flight QF 74 from San Francisco, connecting in Sydney (3 hour connection) to Queenstown, New Zealand. When I went to check in I was told that I needed a transit visa for Australia because of my Indian Passport. When I booked the flight back in September, it was not a requirement to have a transit Visa. I was told by the Qantas supervisor that this was a new requirement as of October for Indian and Chinese passport holders even with brief connections. 9 people were in a similar situation the day before and denied boarding. I understand that things change, but I am very disappointed in the service provided to me. Of course, they could not help me get an evisa for Australia, but they were not even willing to help me search for it rebook a Qantas flight connecting in a different city/country. They did not even connect me with online reservations directly to quickly do something to be able to continue on my journey. They only gave me a phone number to call and sent me away. I tried the number and was on hold for almost an hour. Luckily, my friends were on a different flight on Air New Zealand that had seats leaving in 2 hours, and I almost missed that waiting to talk to someone from Qantas. I booked a ticket with Air New Zealand (by talking to their checkin agent, who was able to connect me directly with a reservations agent via a direct line, which was something I was hoping Qantas would help me with at a bare minimum) and I was able to purchase a ticket for that Air NZ flight and continue on. I’m VERY disappointed in the way that I was treated and not provided with assistance in a timely manner. I would have almost missed that flight and have to miss out on pre-arranged travel plans losing out on an additional $2000 in tour / accommodation bookings.

Fri, 20 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
39h 20m
Thu, 2 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
40h 25m
$3,459
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Crew was fantastic! Great seats! Little extras like toothbrush are wonderful!

Cons: Can't think of anything

JFK
LAX
Excellent 8.3

Pros: The tv size, charging station, foot hammock

Cons: No delay,

LAX
JFK
Excellent 8.0

Pros: screen, ubs charger

Cons: be more careful with luggage; 8 flights on this trip and it would be this last one that my luggage cover was lost, and it wasn't a cheap one.

SFO
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Nice amenities, very efficient

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Qantas always gives great service

Fri, 20 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
16h 10m
Sun, 5 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
30h 24m
$3,746
Trip: 17 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
DFW
Good 6.6

Pros: Kind crew. Comfortable space for economy.

Cons: The food was not even edible. The entertainment was minimal.

SYD
ADL
Mediocre 3.3

Cons: I pay for the airspace above my seat - I didn't get it! Flight attendant obese and not me twice. QF need to lock their cattle class seat backs - insufficient seat pitch to allow leaning.

PVG
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Fantastic crew members who were very helpful with our infant.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: It was our first time flying on Qantas. everything was above expectations.

SYD
PER
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Great crew, food, lots of free wine

Cons: Nothin

Thu, 19 Dec
AKL
Auckland Intl
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
39h 20m
Sun, 12 Jan
GIG
Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
40h 25m
$3,931
Trip: 25 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,788 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
PER
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The service, comfort. Flight was 20 minutes early, our luggage came out quickly. This was the first flight for us on the dream airline in business. It was fantastic.

Cons: Nothing

SYD
SCL
Good 7.3

Pros: Food

Cons: Entertainment screen is too small, and touch panel reaction is so late.

SYD
LAX
Excellent 8.3

Pros: The crew was very good! Gave us a lot of snacks. Bathrooms were clean and crew passed out hygiene kits.

Cons: Need more than 1.5 meals for a 14 hr flight. Plenty of snacks were given.

MEL
HBA
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Short flight, but they fed us great food, great service, even good wine.

SFO
MEL
Poor 0.0

Cons: I changes flights to leave out of Sydney instead. I ended up paying 304.00 in change fee even thought i booked flight using 80,000 miles reward travel still was charged to change the flight

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