The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GIG are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 5th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • August 27th to September 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 DFW to GIG is early November. Prices can be as high as $1956 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $943 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $1030 to $1455 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1029. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1738. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $709 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1111 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GIG flight.

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

DFW to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GIG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (4%) 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 $1112. Return trip prices are from the GIG to DFW 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 DFW to GIG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW to GIG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DFW to GIG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (DFW > MIA > GIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $125 (11.28%)

See DFW to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DFW > FLL > GIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $118 (10.58%)

See DFW to FLL flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (DFW > MEX > GIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $83 (7.43%)

See DFW to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5231 miles or 8418 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GIG flight is about 10 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from DFW to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

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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