The cheapest times to fly from GIG to SCO are
- January 29th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 2nd to May 6th
- July 16th to October 21st
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 SCO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $11000 for Tuesday flights during late October, or as low as $5618 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Aktau
Flying from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $5851 to $11000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $7749. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $8851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1102 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $8461 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GIG to SCO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GIG to SCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the GIG to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Rio de Janeiro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.7, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into GIG. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Aktau, 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 $2527 (26%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5965. Return trip prices are from the SCO to GIG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from GIG to SCO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking GIG to SCO
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 SCO — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1243
- Average savings: $7219 (85.31%)
- Price for both tickets: $1447
- Average savings: $7015 (82.9%)
- Price for both tickets: $1448
- Average savings: $7014 (82.89%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from GIG to SCO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, Belavia, British Airways, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7502 miles or 12073 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from GIG to SCO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop GIG to SCO flight is about 14 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Rio de Janeiro and Aktau?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from GIG to SCO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport|
|City||Rio de Janeiro|
|Destination airport name||Shevchenko Airport|
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