The cheapest times to fly from GEG to GIG are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the weeks of January 29th, February 12th, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and November 19th)

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 GEG to GIG is early October. Prices can be as high as $2563 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1595 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Spokane, WA (GEG) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $1643 to $2134 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1664. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2305. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $641 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1710 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GEG to GIG flight.

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

GEG to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GEG to GIG flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Spokane. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GIG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GEG. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Spokane. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1702. Return trip prices are from the GIG to GEG 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 GEG to GIG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GEG 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 GEG to GIG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (GEG > ORD > GIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1144
  • Average savings: $566 (33.08%)

See GEG to ORD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1166
  • Average savings: $544 (31.79%)

See GEG to FLL flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (GEG > MIA > GIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1168
  • Average savings: $542 (31.68%)

See GEG to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6686 miles or 10760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GEG to GIG flight is about 13 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Spokane, WA and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from GEG to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GEG
Origination airport name Spokane International Airport
City Spokane, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.6
Longitude -117.5

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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