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There are 5 ways to get from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro by plane

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Fly New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  13h 57m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) JFK - GIG

R$ 1023 - R$ 3077

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Fly New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  16h 6m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) JFK - SDU

R$ 808 - R$ 2558

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Fly Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  17h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) EWR - SDU

R$ 1699 - R$ 2635

Fly Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  16h 43m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) EWR - GIG

R$ 1214 - R$ 1554

Fly New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  17h 50m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) LGA - GIG

R$ 1145 - R$ 1474

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rio de Janeiro is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rio de Janeiro is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rio de Janeiro is 1 metre.

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Yes, entry into United States from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 7 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $210 - $280 and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 13h 57m.

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The distance between New York, NY and Rio de Janeiro is 7758 km.

It takes approximately 13h 57m to get from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 45m.

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Rio de Janeiro is 1h ahead of New York, NY. It is currently 6:25 PM in New York, NY and 7:25 PM in Rio de Janeiro.

Delta, American Airlines, LATAM Chile and Copa Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport.

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There are 1160+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 7758.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 57m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

American Airlines, LATAM Chile and three other airlines fly from New York, NY to Rio de Janeiro every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 15000
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 15000
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4800
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Reagan Washington, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Greensboro/High Point, Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Pittsburgh, Miami
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Norfolk, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Raleigh/Durham, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Columbus, Miami
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Cleveland, Miami
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 6500
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 15000
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 15000
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4800
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4800
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 13m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 5500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Miami
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 6000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3200
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 2400
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 2500
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 2900
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 31m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 3000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Pittsburgh, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 3200
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Lima
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Vitoria
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2300
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 2300
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Orlando, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3300
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4000
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1300 - R$ 3200
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4100
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4200
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4400
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo, Salvador
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4000
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Washington Dulles, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 4100
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Chicago O'Hare, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1800 - R$ 4400
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Houston, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 4500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Houston
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 3100
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3700
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 8000
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Panama City
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 9500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Toronto, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4400

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