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Cheap Domestic Flights within Brazil

Domestic Flights within Brazil

Search and buy domestic flights within Brazil with Alternative Airlines! Discover airlines that offer domestic flights, complete with check-in and baggage information. Also, check out our list of FAQs

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What are domestic flights?

 Domestic flights are usually short-haul and are flights which depart and land within the same country. This means that your flight will depart from an airport in Brazil and arrive at another destination within Brazil - perhaps if you are flying between cities or heading to one of the stunning National Parks within the country. 

Airlines that offer Domestic Flights within Brazil


LATAM Airlines

LATAM Airlines lets you fly within Brazil and discover the country's largest city, Sao Paulo. From Sao Paulo, the airline flies to the country's capital city, Brassilia, or to Rio De Janeiro, home to the world's largest carnival.  

Check-in online: Check-in online up to 45 minutes before departure for you LATAM domestic flight. 

Check-in at the airport: Open 48 hours to 2 hours before departure. 

Is a passport required: For domestic flights, only a goverment issued ID card is required for Brazilian citizens. For foreign nationals, a valid passport will be needed. 

GOL Airlines

GOL Airlines is a brazilian airline based at Sao Paulo. The low-cost airline has grown to be one of the largest operating within Brazil, and operates an expanding domestic network. 

Check-in online: Online check-in for domestic flights opens 48 hours before and closes 45 minutes before scheduled departure.

Check-in at the airport: Airport check-in for domestic flights opens 48 hours before and closes 40 minutes before scheduled departure.

Is a passport required: Foreign nationals boarding domestic flights in Brazil will need to show a valid passport. 

Azul Airlines

Azul is a low-cost airline based at Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Brazil. The airline mainly provides scheduled flights to destinations within Brazil, and operates an extensive network within the country. If you'd like to book your Azul flights today and pay later, you can find out more on our Azul Airlines Fly Now Pay Later guide.

Check-in online: For domestic flights, oline check-in opens 72 hours before scheduled flight departure time and closes 90 minutes before.

Check-in at the airport: It is advised to confirm the check-in time advised by your departure airport.

Is a passport required: Brazilian nationals can carry one of a number of ID documents, including a goverment issued ID card, Brazilian Driver's Licence, or a professional ID Cards issued by a National Governmental Body. Foreign nationals will need a passport, National Registry of Forreigners (RNE) or Diplomatic or Consular ID.

Avianca Brasil

Avianca Brasil is a Brazilian airline, operating flights within Brazil and South America on behalf of the Avianca Group. 

Check-in online: Online check-in opens 24 hours before departure.

Check-in at the airport: For domestic flights, passengers must check-in at the airport at least 60 minutes before departure.

Is a passport required: A valid passport will be required. 

sugar loaf - Rio de Janeiro

Why book domestic flights within Brazil?

Brazil is a vast country - the largest in South America and the fifth largest in the world! So, if you're looking to explore it properly, a domestic flight could be the best option. There are a number of airlines based on Brazil providing a great network of domestic flights - you're likely to find that a short-haul flight within Brazil is a more affordable than a long bus journey - and much more enjoyable!

Book a Domestic Flight With Alternative Airlines

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Top Tip: Did you know, you can book your flights using Brazilian Real, along with Euros, Dollars and over 160 currencies from around the world when you book through Alternative Airlines?

Popular Routes


Christ the Redeemer

The Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ standing on the peak of a tall mountain that towers above Rio de Janeiro - sights don't get much more iconic! The statue is in the Tijuca Forest National Park and is listed as one of the 7 Wonders of the World

Best Airport to Fly Into:

Rio De Janeiro-Galeao Airport (GIG) 

Airlines that fly to GIG:

LATAM Brasil, Gol, Azul Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas

Iguazu Falls - National Park

Iguaçu (or Iguazo) National Park is a stunningly beautiful national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Paraná State, Brazil. The park, which is shared with Argentina, is home to one of the world's largest waterfalls, extending over some 2,700 metres.

Best Airport to Fly Into:

Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas International Airport (IGU)

Airlines that fly to IGU

Azul Airlines, LATAM Brasil, LATAM Peru, Gol, JetSmart, Amaszonas

Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is among the world's most populous cities and home to a number of iconic structures, including its neo-Gothic cathedral and the 1929 Martinelli skyscraper. 

Best Airport to Fly Into:

Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport - otherwise known as 'Sap Paulp International Airport' (GRU). 

Airlines that fly to GRU:

Gol, LATAM Brasil, LATAM Chile, LATAM Peru, United Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Azul Airlines, American Airlines. 

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Domestic Flights Brazil FAQs

Can I catch a direct flight within Brazil?

It is worth noting that, even between regional capitals, you may find the only option to catch a connecting flight from São Paulo or Brasilia. Catching a domestic flight is ideal if you arrive at an international airport at São Paulo or Brasilia and want to explore the country from there.  

Where can I book domestic flights in Brazil?

You can book your domestic flights within Brazil easily through Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines is a flight booking website - you the search bar at the top of the page to start searching for flights!

What airlines fly within Brazil?

There are a number of airlines that fly into Brazil including Aerosul Taxi AereoASTA Linhas Aéreas, LATAM, Azul Airlines, Avianca Brasil, GOL Airlines and many more. NELLA Linhas Aereas will operate domestic flights within Brazil once it launches operations.

Can I buy domestic flights within Brazil with Pix?

Of course! When you book through Alternative Airlines you can book domestic flights within Brazil and paying using Pix. Booking flights using PIX is incredibly straightforward. All that's required is an active PIX account. When finalising your flight booking, just select Pix as your payment option, and effortlessly complete your purchase.