The cheapest times to fly from GIG to IAD are

  • January 29th to February 18th
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • August 27th 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 IAD is late September. Prices can be as high as $1658 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $719 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $734 to $1319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $734. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1444. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $710 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIG to IAD flight.

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

GIG to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GIG to IAD 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 $0.11, 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 $75 (7%) 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 $881. Return trip prices are from the IAD 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 IAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4806 miles or 7734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIG to IAD flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from GIG to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGIG
Origination airport nameGaleao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
CityRio de Janeiro

Return Airport

Destination codeIAD
Destination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States


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