The cheapest times to fly from GIG to AEP are

  • March 5th to April 1st
  • April 16th to July 8th
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the week of November 12th)

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 GIG to AEP is mid June. Prices can be as high as $751 for Monday flights during mid February, or as low as $298 for Sunday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Buenos Aires

Flying from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Buenos Aires (AEP) will usually cost between $341 to $593 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $383. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $645. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $470 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIG to AEP flight.

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

GIG to AEP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GIG to AEP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rio de Janeiro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AEP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GIG. Mondays 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 $118 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $426. Return trip prices are from the AEP to GIG 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 GIG to AEP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 11 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from GIG to AEP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ministro Pistarini Airport (EZE) in Ezeiza

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from AEP
  • Usually 40.58% less expensive than AEP
  • Nonstop flights available

See GIG to EZE flights

Destination alternative #2: Carrasco International Airport (MVD) in Montevideo

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from AEP
  • Usually 39.08% less expensive than AEP
  • Nonstop flights available

See GIG to MVD flights


Flight Hacking GIG to AEP

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 GIG to AEP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cordoba (GIG > COR > AEP)

  • Price for both tickets: $330
  • Average savings: $140 (29.71%)

See GIG to ROS flights

Hack #2: Rosario (GIG > ROS > AEP)

  • Price for both tickets: $366
  • Average savings: $104 (22.04%)

See GIG to COR flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (GIG > GRU > AEP)

  • Price for both tickets: $453
  • Average savings: $17 (3.62%)

See GIG to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport to Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1224 miles or 1970 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIG to AEP flight is about 3 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from GIG to AEP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code AEP
Destination airport name Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport
City Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Latitude -34.6
Longitude -58.4


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