The cheapest times to fly from RAO to BSB are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • March 5th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • July 23rd to September 23rd

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 RAO to BSB is early September. Prices can be as high as $510 for Saturday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $153 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Brasilia

Flying from Ribeirao Preto (RAO) to Brasilia (BSB) will usually cost between $153 to $351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $159. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $209 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAO to BSB flight.

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

RAO to BSB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAO to BSB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ribeirao Preto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above 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 $70 (26%) 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 $194. Return trip prices are from the BSB to RAO 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 RAO to BSB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 38 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from RAO to BSB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santa Genoveva Airport (GYN) in Goiania

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from BSB
  • Usually 36.36% less expensive than BSB
  • Nonstop flights available

See RAO to GYN flights


Flight Hacking RAO to BSB

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 RAO to BSB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (RAO > CGH > BSB)

  • Price for both tickets: $155
  • Average savings: $55 (26.08%)

See RAO to CGH flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (RAO > GRU > BSB)

  • Price for both tickets: $199
  • Average savings: $11 (5.02%)

See RAO to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAO to BSB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, COPA, LATAM, Passaredo, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport to Leite Lopes Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 364 miles or 586 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RAO to BSB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAO to BSB flight is about 1 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Ribeirao Preto and Brasilia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from RAO to BSB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAO
Origination airport name Leite Lopes Airport
City Ribeirao Preto
Country Brazil
Latitude -21.1
Longitude -47.8

Return Airport

Destination code BSB
Destination airport name Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport
City Brasilia
Country Brazil
Latitude -15.9
Longitude -47.9


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