The cheapest times to fly from MIA to GIG are

  • February 5th to February 18th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • 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 MIA to GIG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1230 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $593 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $597 to $936 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 $595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1094. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $499 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $689 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to GIG flight.

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

MIA to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to GIG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Rio de Janeiro, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Miami. 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 $692. Return trip prices are from the GIG to MIA 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 MIA to GIG 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 Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MIA to GIG? 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 Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport to Miami International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from MIA to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code GIG
Destination airport name Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Latitude -22.8
Longitude -43.2


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