The cheapest times to fly from GIG to FRA are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the week of February 19th)
  • September 24th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 FRA is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1377 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $555 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $570 to $1054 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $558. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1193. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $740 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIG to FRA flight.

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

GIG to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GIG to FRA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rio de Janeiro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Saturdays 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 $77 (10%) 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 $727. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, Avianca, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Iberia, JAL, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAAG, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5944 miles or 9566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIG to FRA flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from GIG to FRA.


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 FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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