The cheapest times to fly from LAS to SDU are

  • March 5th to April 8th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 13th to December 9th

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 LAS to SDU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2588 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $971 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Rio de Janeiro (SDU) will usually cost between $1091 to $1722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1134. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1715. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $581 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1325 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to SDU flight.

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

LAS to SDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to SDU flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $133 (9%) 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 $1288. Return trip prices are from the SDU to LAS 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 LAS to SDU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LAS to SDU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro

  • 9 miles (14 km) away from SDU
  • Usually 13.63% less expensive than SDU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAS to GIG flights


Flight Hacking LAS to SDU

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 LAS to SDU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (LAS > GRU > SDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $884
  • Average savings: $441 (33.3%)

See LAS to GRU flights

Hack #2: Brasilia (LAS > BSB > SDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $426 (32.13%)

See LAS to BSB flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (LAS > CGH > SDU)

  • Price for both tickets: $919
  • Average savings: $406 (30.62%)

See LAS to CGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAS to SDU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santos Dumont Airport to McCarran International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6214 miles or 10000 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAS to SDU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to SDU flight is about 12 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 100 available flights from LAS to SDU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAS
Origination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2

Return Airport

Destination code SDU
Destination airport name Santos Dumont Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.9
Longitude -43.2


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