The cheapest times to fly from CGH to SDU are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 5th to April 1st
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 13th to September 16th

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 CGH to SDU is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $340 for Thursday flights during mid February, or as low as $62 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Sao Paulo (CGH) to Rio de Janeiro (SDU) will usually cost between $63 to $175 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $62. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $224. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $71 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGH to SDU flight.

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

CGH to SDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGH to SDU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from São Paulo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (14%) 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 $86. Return trip prices are from the SDU to CGH 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 CGH to SDU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from CGH to SDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro

  • 9 miles (14 km) away from SDU
  • Usually 0.70% less expensive than SDU
  • Nonstop flights available

See CGH to GIG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CGH to SDU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, Gol, LATAM, Passaredo, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santos Dumont Airport to Congonhas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 227 miles or 365 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CGH to SDU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGH to SDU flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from CGH to SDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGH
Origination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7

Return Airport

Destination code SDU
Destination airport name Santos Dumont Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.9
Longitude -43.2


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