KLM has an extensive network across South America, including Brazil. Daily flights connect the Netherlands and Brazil. With KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, travellers can fly from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to some of Brazil’s most popular destinations.
KLM flights to Rio de Janeiro
One South America’s most iconic cities, Rio de Janeiro is a popular destination for tourists from around the world. Set among dramatic mountains and blessed with golden beaches, it is obvious why the city is known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (‘Marvelous City’). Atop Mount Corcovado is the world famous Christ the Redeemer statue, while cable cars travel up to the summit of Sugarload Mountain. Rio is also renowned for its annual Carnaval festival and samba dancers.
KLM operates non-stop flights from Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro. The airline operates from Rio de Janeiro/Galeão – Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. From Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro, the flight is approximately 11 hours and 45 minutes. The transcontinental service from Rio de Janeiro to Amsterdam departs Brazil in the evening and arrives the next day in the Netherlands. The flight lasts about 11 hours and 25 minutes. KLM typically uses its Boeing 787-9 aircraft on the route.
KLM flights to São Paulo
Brazil’s financial hub, São Paulo is one of the world’s most populous cities. The sprawling city also has a rich urban landscape with stunning architecture, including a neo-Gothic cathedral and the modernist Edificio Copan. There are also buildings from Portugal’s colonial era, including the Pátio do Colégio. From art house cinemas to a thriving foodie scene, São Paulo is also a cultural wonder.
KLM offers direct flights between São Paulo and Amsterdam. Flights operate from São Paulo/Guarulhos – Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport. The non-stop flight from Amsterdam to São Paulo is approximately 12 hours and 10 minutes. From São Paulo to Amsterdam, the flight is about 11 hours and 35 minutes. The flight from Brazil to the Netherlands is an overnight service, while flights from Europe depart and arrive on the same day. KLM generally uses its Boeing 777-200 aircraft on the route.
KLM flights to Fortaleza
Outside Brazil’s largest cities, KLM serves Fortaleza. An important economic centre, the city is one of Brazil’s most sought-after destinations for domestic and international tourists. Situated in northeastern Brazil, the city is known for its beaches and laidback vibe. Sandy dunes and quaint fishing villages are fantastic escapes from the bustling coastal city.
The non-stop flight from Fortaleza to Amsterdam is about 9 hours and 5 minutes. From Amsterdam to Fortaleza, the flight across the Atlantic lasts approximately 9 hours and 45 minutes. KLM generally uses Airbus A330-200s on the route.