The cheapest times to fly from GRU to FSD are

  • January 22nd to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 13th and October 1st)

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 GRU to FSD is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2581 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1392 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $1493 to $2238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1487. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2488. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1002 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRU to FSD flight.

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

GRU to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRU to FSD flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from São Paulo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into GRU. Fridays 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 $86 (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 $1639. Return trip prices are from the FSD to GRU 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 GRU to FSD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GRU to FSD

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 GRU to FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (GRU > MIA > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $559 (34.74%)

See GRU to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (GRU > BOS > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1095
  • Average savings: $514 (31.95%)

See GRU to MIA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (GRU > LAX > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1100
  • Average savings: $509 (31.63%)

See GRU to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GRU to FSD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5619 miles or 9043 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GRU to FSD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRU to FSD flight is about 11 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Paulo and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from GRU to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRU
Origination airport name Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.4
Longitude -46.5

Return Airport

Destination code FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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