Rio de Janeiro: €355 No Frills from Scandinavia, €393/£338 Nonstop from Gatwick

Rio de Janeiro Statue

Low cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle currently sells tickets from London Gatwick to Brazil at an fairly attractive price. The base flight fare (no checked nor board service) starts at €393 (~£353) for a roundtrip to Rio de Janeiro.

Tickets from Copenhagen (€355 (~DKK 2,646)) and Oslo (€384 (~NOK 4,142)) are even cheaper when purchased via specific online travel agencies. You can add a checked bag and meal service for €110 when booking via Opodo.

This is an awesome price for a trip to Rio de Janeiro, although no bags or service is included.

Inner European flights are handled by Boeing 737-800 aircraft. A Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes you across the Atlantic ocean. You can expect a 3-3-3 seating pattern in its main cabin.

Search & Book

This offer is based on availability and likely gone quickly. Flights at the lowest fare are only available on four sepcific departure dates in March 2020. You have to leave Europe on:

  • March 8, 2020
  • March 9, 2020
  • March 11, 2020
  • March 15, 2020

Use Google Flights to find the best possible return date at the lowest price (instructions). Afterwards you will find the cheapest tickets at the following websites:

You can double check prices at, but in most cases, online travel agencies are way cheaper.

Information & Tips for Brazil

Brazil is probably the country in South America that is most frequented by tourists. Whether it’s the carnival or the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro or touring the Amazon, visitors will get their money’s worth here.

Traditionally, flights to South America and Brazil from Europe are quite expensive, but since a few years, there are increasingly cheap offers, especially with Iberia and TAP.

Best Time to Visit

Brazil is a vast country – so there is no such thing as an overall best travel time. It all depends on what you want to see. It is best to visit the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo autumn and spring while the dry season fort he rainforest is from May to September.

Entry & Visa

EU citizens do not require a visa for stays of up to 90 days and can enter with a passport only. Note that, similar to the USA, that after your first stop in Brazil your luggage must be collected and brought through customs. Calculate accordingly when booking a connecting flight.

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Information & Tips for Rio de Jainero

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest but especially for tourists probably the most important city in Brazil. Famous for its carnival, Cristo Redentor statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Copacabana, Rio offers visitors a variety of experiences and sights.

The city has excellent flight connections to Europ. Fares are generally around 400€ to 600€ with the occasional steal of less than 400€.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Rio is between December and March. At this time of year, the weather is warm but moderate, and the water temperature is perfect for swimming. Carnival takes place in February.

From the airport to the city

Express buses with air conditioning and lots of space for your luggage will take you to the city in about half an hour for the equivalent of 3€. The taxi ride costs between 14€ and 25€. Make sure that you only take licensed taxis!

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