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The lowest fare found to Rio De Janeiro (GIG) was £421 with Lufthansa, the cheapest direct flight was £513 with British Airways, while Business Class was £1746 with TAP Air Portugal. The fares shown here are the lowest flight prices to Rio De Janeiro obtained in actual searches by Just The Flight customers. To search and book flights to Rio De Janeiro in 2019 and 2020, please enter your requirements and click the search button above.

Think Rio, Think Carnival!

GIG, Rio De Janeiro

When most people think of Rio De Janeiro, they think of Carnival. Despite carnivals being held in numerous towns and cities around the globe, Rio De Janeiro in Brazil has long been thought of as the Carnival Capital of the World, and for good reason. Not only is Rio’s Carnival the largest in the world, it is also the one which every other carnival is compared to.

This wild and fantastic celebration commences 40 days before Easter each year, and is held over a four day period ending on Fat Tuesday, the day before the start of Lent.

Carnival is an immensely important event to the Brazilians and is packed with singing, dancing and general merriment; the festivities are open to everyone to participate in and enjoy.

Attracting around 500,000 visitors every year, it is certainly a very busy and expensive time to spend in the city, and accommodation is always at a premium. It also takes place during the hottest time of year in the southern hemisphere.

The first pre-cursors to the modern day Carnival held in Rio date back to the early 1700s and often resulted in street riots following the Portuguese participants throwing mud, water and food at each other. Today, the flamboyant event is organized by the samba schools in the city and is made up of parades, dance performances, parties and masquerade balls. The organizers often compose their own music, which is added to the performance of classic ‘marchinhas’, or marches, and samba songs.

Cheap Flights

The best prices our customer have found to Rio De Janeiro in the last 7 days

Lufthansa Rio De Janeiro £421
British Airways Rio De Janeiro £513
LAN Airlines Rio De Janeiro £575
Alitalia Rio De Janeiro £586
KLM Rio De Janeiro £634

Direct Flights

The cheapest direct flights to Rio De Janeiro our customers have found in the last 7 days

British Airways Rio De Janeiro £513

Business Class

The cheapest business class flights to Rio De Janeiro our customers have found in the last 7 days

TAP Air Portugal Rio De Janeiro £1746
Iberia Rio De Janeiro £1858
Alitalia Rio De Janeiro £2069
British Airways Rio De Janeiro £2437
Air France Rio De Janeiro £2542