The cheapest times to fly from LGW to GIG are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, and May 21st)
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • November 19th 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 LGW to GIG is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1363 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $452 for Monday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from London (LGW) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $541 to $977 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $556. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1094. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $539 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $680 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to GIG flight.

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

LGW to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to GIG flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $653. Return trip prices are from the GIG to LGW 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 LGW to GIG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air Europa, American, Austrian, Azul, Binter Canarias, British Airways, COPA, Emirates, Finnair, Gol, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, TACV, Tap Air Portugal, TUI Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5739 miles or 9236 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to GIG flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from LGW to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLGW
Origination airport nameLondon Gatwick Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

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


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