Book South America to the US Flights
Are you searching for flights from South America to the US? Below you'll find which airlines operate frequent popular routes between South America and the US, which departure and arrival airports to consider and many more FAQs.
Popular South America to US Routes
Bogotá ➡ Miami
A popular route between South America and the US is from Bogotá to Miami. Miami is known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife and its wonderful warm weather. Miami has breathtaking skylines, luxurious shopping malls and beautiful art deco. January to April time is the peak vacation period, however, if you're looking to fly to Miami off-peak, May-Sept is the best month to visit It's really easy to get to Miami from Bogotá; airlines that operate flights from Bogotá to Miami include Spirit Airlines, LATAM Airlines, American Airlines, Avianca and many more!
Route Frequency: 60+ weekly flights from Bogotá to Miami
Ticket Price: $240+ USD single, $350+ USD return
Flight Time: 3-4 hours (direct)
Airports: El Dorado International Airport ➡ Miami International Airport
Airlines: jetBlue, American Airlines, Avianca, LATAM and Spirit Airlines.
Peru ➡ New York
Fancy a trip to New York? Then, you've come to the right place. There are lots to do in New York City including visiting the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square and the Empire State Building. New York is especially popular during the winter season. The city is filled with visitors wanting the experience a real-life Winter Wonderland. Flying from Peru to New York is really easy! You can fly to New York from Peru directly with Delta, LATAM Airlines, Qantas and many more airlines!
Route Frequency: 50+ weekly flights from Peru and New York
Ticket Price: $750+ USD single, $850+ USD return
Flight Time: 7-8 hours (direct)
Airports: Santiago-Chile International Airport ➡ John F. Kennedy International Airport
Airlines: Delta, Sky Airline, jetSMART, LATAM Airlines and Qantas Airways
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What Airlines Fly Between South America and the US?
Direct Flights: If you're looking to travel directly from South America to the US without making any stops, then the following airlines can help. These airlines operate direct flights between South America and the USA daily.
American Airlines is a major airline based in the US and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. The airline is known to be the world's largest airline measured by fleet size and the number of scheduled passengers carried. American Airlines flies to over 350 destinations across the globe including a range of US cities.
United Airlines, also known as United, is another major airline based in the US, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The airline flies to over 300 destinations across the globe including many popular cities across South America and the US. United is a great airline option if you're looking to fly from these routes.
Avianca is the flag carrier of Colombia serving the region of Bogotá. The airline has a hub in El Dorado International Airport with many other secondary hubs in Medellin, Cali, and Cartagena. If you're planning to fly from South America to the US, Avianca is a great option as it flies to many US destinations such as Miami, Los Angeles, Washington and many more!
Copa Airlines is the flag carrier of Panama, headquartered in Panama City, Panama, with its main hub at Tocumen International Airport. Copa Airlines flies to over 80 destinations including many destinations in the US such as Las Vegas, Miami, San Franciso, Tampa and more. Copa Airlines is a great option if you're looking to fly from South America to the US.
LATAM Airlines also known as LATAM is an airline holding company headquartered in Santiago, Chile. The airline is considered to be the largest in South America. LATAM flies to over 140 destinations across 25+ countries including many destinations in the US such as Los Angeles, Miami, New York JFK and Orlando.
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Departure Airport Information
When flying from South America to the USA, the airports with greater access are El Dorado International Airlines, Jorge Chávez International Airport and Santiago de Chile Airport.
El Dorado International Airlines (BOG)
El Dorado International Airlines is an international airport serving the region of Bogotá and its surrounding areas. The airport is located in the Fontibon district of Bogotá and handles over 15 million passengers annually. This airport is a great option for anyone looking to fly from South America to the US. From El Dorado Aiport you can fly to Miami, San Franciso, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and more.
Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM)
Jorge Chávez International Airport frequently known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez is Peru's main international and domestic airport. The airport is located in Callao which is around 11 kilometres northwest from Lima Center. In 2017, the airport handled over 22 million passengers. If you're flying from Peru, you can fly to the following US cities: Los Angeles, New York, and Miami.
Santiago de Chile Airport (SCL)
Santiago de Chile Airport (SCL) mostly known as Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is Chile's largest aviation facility and busiest international airport. The airport has facilities that fly passengers to a number of international and domestic destinations. If you're looking to fly from SCL, you can fly to the following US cities including Miami and New York.
Can I fly directly between South America and the US?
Off course! There are a number of airports within South America you can depart from if you're looking for a holiday getaway in the US. Airlines that provide the easiest route network include American Airlines, United, Delta, Avianca, Copa Airlines and LATAM Airlines. With these airlines, you can fly to some of the most beautiful cities in the US including Miami, Orlando, New York, San Franciso, Seattle and more.
What is the flight time between South America to the USA?
This all depends on where in South America you're flying from and where in the US you are looking to fly to. If you're looking to fly from Colombia to Miami the flight may be around 3-4 hours (direct). If you're looking to fly from Brazil to New York then the flight may take around 7-8 hours (direct). Once you have booked your flight from South America to the USA you'll be told how long your flight journey will be.
Can I pay overtime for flights between South America and the US?
Absolutely! You can buy your flights from South America to the USA with Alternative Airlines and split the cost of your tickets over some time. We have partnered with a range of payment plan providers that let you secure the prices of today and pay at a later date. This includes TendoPay, Klarna, Uplift, Zip, Tabby and many more. This means that you can book ANY flight on our site from South America to the USA and pay back on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis depending on the payment plan you have selected at checkout. Discover all of our finance options here for more information.