The cheapest times to fly from POA to GIG are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 5th to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • 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 POA to GIG is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $433 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $123 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Flying from Porto Alegre (POA) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) will usually cost between $123 to $240 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $123. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $267. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $155 can be considered a good price for a round-trip POA to GIG flight.

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

POA to GIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the POA to GIG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Porto Alegre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $18 (10%) 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 $154. Return trip prices are from the GIG to POA 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 POA to GIG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air New Zealand, Avianca, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Emirates, Gol, LATAM, Qantas, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport to Salgado Filho Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 697 miles or 1122 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop POA to GIG flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 101 available flights from POA to GIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code POA
Origination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2

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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