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Flights to Brazil

The best price found from United States to Brazil is on August 13th, 2019, travelling with jetBlue. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

Washington Ronald Reagan
from $338.00
Rio De Janeiro Internacional

Getting around by air

Departure Tax

The international departure tax from Brazil is R$113. The domestic departure tax ranges from R$25 to R$40. These fees are always included in the price of your ticket.


For high-season travel, roughly from mid-December to the end of February, tickets to Brazil cost about US$300 more than they do during the rest of the year.

International Air Passes

If you’re combining travel in Brazil with other countries in southern South America, air passes can be decent value if you’re covering a lot of ground in 30 days and don’t mind a fixed itinerary.

The Visit South America air pass offered by airlines of the Oneworld Alliance (www.oneworld.com) allows stops in more than 60 cities in 10 South American countries. Prices are calculated on a per-flight, per-distance basis. Sample fares include US$300 from Rio de Janeiro to Lima (Peru), US$310 from São Paulo to Buenos Aires (Argentina), and US$280 from Santiago (Chile) to Lima (Peru).

The Gol South America air pass is valid for travel on the Gol network, including routes between Brazil and Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru and Bolivia. Fares start at US$680 plus tax for four flights, US$840 for five flights; each additional flight is US$160.

Airports & Airlines

The most popular international gateways are Rio de Janeiro’s Galeão International Airport and São Paulo’s GRU Airport. From both, connecting flights leave regularly to airports throughout the country. Salvador and Recife receive a few direct scheduled flights from Europe.

Though headquartered in Chile, LATAM is Brazil’s largest international carrier, with flights to New York, Miami, Paris, London, Lisbon and seven South American cities. The US Federal Aviation Administration has assessed LATAM as Category 1, which means it is in compliance with international aviation standards.