The cheapest times to fly from IGU to GIG are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to April 1st
  • May 7th to July 22nd (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 22nd to December 23rd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IGU to GIG is late June. Prices can be as high as $285 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $115 for Tuesday flights around late June.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Iguacu Falls (IGU) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $115 to $218 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $115. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $233. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IGU to GIG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IGU to GIG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IGU to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IGU to GIG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Foz do Iguaçu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Foz do Iguaçu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $15 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $160. Return trip prices are from the GIG to IGU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IGU to GIG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IGU to GIG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, British Airways, Emirates, Gol, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport to Cataratas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 734 miles or 1181 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IGU to GIG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IGU to GIG flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Iguacu Falls and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from IGU to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IGU
Origination airport name Cataratas International Airport
City Iguacu Falls
Country Brazil
Latitude -25.6
Longitude -54.5

Return Airport

Destination code GIG
Destination airport name Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.8
Longitude -43.2


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