The cheapest times to fly from RAO to FLL are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • March 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 9th and April 16th)
  • early to mid August
  • September 24th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 29th, and November 5th)

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 FLL is early May. Prices can be as high as $8234 for Tuesday flights during late July, or as low as $3151 for Saturday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Ribeirao Preto (RAO) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $4374 to $6274 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $3151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $8234. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5083 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6146 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAO to FLL flight.

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

RAO to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAO to FLL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Ribeirao Preto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.98, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FLL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RAO. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Lauderdale, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Ribeirao Preto. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $614 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5257. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 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 RAO to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 88.54% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAO to MIA flights


Flight Hacking RAO to FLL

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 FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (RAO > GRU > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $859
  • Average savings: $5287 (86.02%)

See RAO to CNF flights

Hack #2: Belo Horizonte (RAO > CNF > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $954
  • Average savings: $5193 (84.49%)

See RAO to GRU flights

Hack #3: Brasilia (RAO > BSB > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $5083 (82.7%)

See RAO to BSB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Avianca, Azul, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Leite Lopes Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3916 miles or 6302 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAO to FLL flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Ribeirao Preto and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from RAO to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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