The flight time from London, United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is:

12 hours

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Flying time from London, United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The total flight duration from London, United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is 12 hours.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between London, United Kingdom and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from London, United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ("as the crow flies"), which is about 5,750 miles or 9 254 kilometers.

Your trip begins in London, United Kingdom.
It ends in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Your flight direction from London, United Kingdom to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is Southwest (-141 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

Rio de Janeiro, also known as Rio is one of the most sought after destinations in the world. Rio’s beauty is reflected in its mountains, forests, beaches and bay.

The busiest time to travel to Rio is during the Rio Carnival. It is also the best time to avoid traveling to Rio if you don’t like crowds and prefer not to pay top price for the same accommodation.

Some of the best places to visit year round include Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach, Ipanema Beach, Santa Teresa neighborhood, Lapa neighborhood and Selaron staircase.

Safety is usually a concern when visiting Rio. It is important to take precaution at all times when walking in the streets in Rio, sun bathing at the beach or dining in restaurants. Always keep your valuables like passport, money and valuable items at a trusted hotel safe. Try not to travel to Rio with expensive jewelry and accessories.

While in Rio, visit one of the Rodizio (steakhouse) for the churrascaria – all you can eat meat experience. Waiting staff make rounds around the restaurant from table to table with a big chunk of cooked meat on a large skewer and a sharp knife ready to serve.

London, United Kingdom

City: London
Region: London, City of
Country: United Kingdom
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

City: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil
Category: cities

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