The cheapest times to fly from RIA to POA are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • July 16th to December 2nd (except the week of October 1st)

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 RIA to POA is early September. Prices can be as high as $340 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $93 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Porto Alegre

Flying from Santa Maria (RIA) to Porto Alegre (POA) will usually cost between $94 to $295 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 $101. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $320. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $219 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $180 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIA to POA flight.

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

RIA to POA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIA to POA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Santa Maria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (28%) 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 $151. Return trip prices are from the POA to RIA 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 RIA to POA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Azul, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salgado Filho Airport to Santa Maria Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 152 miles or 245 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIA to POA flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Maria and Porto Alegre?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from RIA to POA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RIA
Origination airport name Santa Maria Airport
City Santa Maria
Country Brazil
Latitude -29.7
Longitude -53.7

Return Airport

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


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