The cheapest times to fly from GIG to MIA are

  • early February
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • August 6th 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 MIA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1108 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $557 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $572 to $935 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1026. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $455 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $628 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIG to MIA flight.

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

GIG to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GIG to MIA flight is 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 $0.09, 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 to Miami, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Rio de Janeiro. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $28 (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 $658. Return trip prices are from the MIA 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 MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking GIG to MIA

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 MIA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fortaleza (GIG > FOR > MIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $624
  • Average savings: $5 (0.72%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Bahamasair, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4173 miles or 6716 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIG to MIA flight is about 8 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from GIG to MIA.


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 MIA
Destination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3


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