Sao Paulo: €3,009 Lufthansa & Swiss First Class from France

Lufthansa First Class Einzelsitz

Lufthansa and Swiss offer tickets for first class flights from several French cities to Brazil for around €3,000. You can get to São Paulo relatively cheaply from Strasbourg, Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, and Lyon. Availability is quite high from June to December. The flights are via Frankfurt or Zurich.


Brazil currently requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If you do not want to take the booked flights as planned, you can rebook without having to pay a rebooking fee. The route can also be changed, but you always have to pay the difference between the old and new prices, which could be a very substantial sum.

You can depart from the following cities:

The above links will lead you to Lufthansa’s best price calendar. If you find that difficult, you can also use our search form. Once you selected your dates and flights, you will be redirected to the Lufthansa or SWISS website.

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Lufthansa and SWISS offer flights from France to Sao Paulo for around €3,000.

From Strasbourg, take the bus to Frankfurt and from there, you’d fly non-stop to your destination. From other cities, you can take a feeder flight with Swiss to Zurich or Lufthansa to Frankfurt. You’ll fly long-haul on a Swiss Boeing 777 or Lufthansa Boeing 747.

Search & Book

It is not clear how long the deal will last. This deal has availability for June through December. The minimum stay requirement is 5 days (or a Sunday), and according to the fare rules, you can spend a maximum of 3 months at the destination.

You can easily find available dates with the help of Google Flights (instructions). You can book the flights either on or on Lufthansa’s website is more user-friendly than Swiss’s.

Lufthansa First Class

Lufthansa has its own terminal for First Class passengers! This and the food in Lufthansa’s First Class are widely considered to be among the best. The First Class terminal has its own airport security control, free food, hotel-like rooms with bed and bathtub, and so on. You get driven to the plane in a limousine.

The seat can be turned into a 210 cm long bed (roughly 80 cm wide) and has all the usual comforts, such as power sockets, inflight entertainment, WIFI, and so on.

Lufthansa First Class Panorama
This is a panorama picture of Lufthansa’s First Class

SWISS First Class

In SWISS’ first class, you’ll be served excellent food in a comfortable seat that can be turned into a flat bed. Usually, the 8 first class seats are in a 1-2-1 formation, meaning that every seat has direct access to the aisle. You’ll be allowed to check in 3 pieces of luggage and bring 2 carry-ons. In Zurich, you’ll enjoy the first class lounge, which was recently named the best in the world. You can read all about SWISS’s first class in this review.

Swiss 777 First Class


In first class, flights are issued in booking class A. The feeders are issued in booking class J. This is what you’d earn for a SWISS roundtrip from Paris:

  • 40,034 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 37,826 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 37,824 Miles on Air New Zealand AirPoints
  • 37,010 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 37,008 Miles on Air Malta Flypass
  • 26,284 Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 26,284 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 25,068 Award Miles + 3,236 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 25,068 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 25,066 Miles on Air India Flying Returns
  • 24,950 Miles on LATAM Pass
  • 24,772 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 24,772 Miles on TAP Miles & Go
  • 24,772 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 24,770 Miles on EgyptAir Plus
  • 18,914 Award Miles + 12,942 Tier Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 18,802 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 18,684 Miles on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 18,654 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 18,652 Miles on South African Voyager
  • 18,506 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 11,568 Award Miles + 39,826 Tier Miles on Miles&More
  • 11,568 Award Miles + 680 Points on Miles&More 2024
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With Miles&More you get a whopping 300% status miles (325% with executive bonus) for the long-haul flights. For flights in the first half of 2022, you would even get twice as much!

Are you looking to earn a status with these flights? Our status calculator will show you how many miles you’d still need at every Star Alliance program:


Hotels in Sao Paulo start at €25, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is an important economic and cultural center in Brazil and at the same time the most populous city in the country with 11 million inhabitants and a metropolitan region of 20 million.

The city is comparatively easy to reach from Europe, and the major hub airports are served by numerous European and Brazilian airlines. Bargains are not as common as to Rio de Janeiro, but there are still good offers.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Sao Paulo is between March and May and between October and November. At this time of year, the weather is warm, and precipitation is comparatively low.

Climate diagram for Sao Paulo (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city

You can get a taxi for about 23€-28€. Note that Guarulhos International Airport, which serves most international flights, is located pretty far outside the city and it can take between 45 minutes and 3 hours to get to the city center depending on traffic conditions!

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