Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo

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Instant
12:15
Barbacena Bus Station
13h 5m bus ride in Regular
01:20
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Sao Bernardo do Campo Terminal, Sao Paulo
Instant Fastest
20:10
wrong, Rio de Janeiro state
10h 20m bus ride in Semi Sleeper
06:30
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Sao Paulo
Instant
19:00
MEA Macae Airport
15h 45m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SDU 13h 55m
10:45
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CGH Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport

From wrong to Sao Paulo by bus

Instant Fastest
20:10
wrong, Rio de Janeiro state
10h 20m bus ride in Semi Sleeper
06:30
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Sao Paulo

From Barbacena Bus Station to Sao Paulo by bus

Instant
12:15
Barbacena Bus Station
13h 5m bus ride in Regular
01:20
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Sao Bernardo do Campo Terminal, Sao Paulo

From Macae Airport to Sao Paulo by flight and flight

Instant
19:00
MEA Macae Airport
15h 45m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SDU 13h 55m
10:45
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CGH Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport

Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo Schedule

Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Expresso Brasileiro Semi Sleeper Double Decker 00:05 - 06:35BRL 103
GOL Economy #G3106306:05 - 07:20BRL 1,508
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA355611:25 - 12:35BRL 1,473
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA320713:50 - 14:55BRL 843
GOL Economy #G3107914:50 - 15:55BRL 733
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA320816:25 - 17:35BRL 1,486
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA338720:20 - 21:40BRL 1,473

Transportation from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo

Popular Routes in Brazil

How to get from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo

Travelling between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you BRL 3,301 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere BRL 41.

How long does it take to get from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 31 hours to travel between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 6h 20m to reach Sao Paulo.

How much does it cost to get from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo?

Travelling between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo can be as cheap as BRL 41 if you opt for a Cometa bus and as expensive as BRL 3,301 if you buy a GOL flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo ?

  • 1 from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo starting from 04:10 Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport until 23:00 Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport
  • 1 from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo starting from 00:05 Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station until 23:59 Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as BRL 154.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo

Aerolineas Argentinas, Azul, GOL, LATAM Airlines Group

Bus

Travelling from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Rio de Janeiro state and Sao Paulo

1001, Aguia Branca, Catarinense, Cometa, Expresso Brasileiro, Expresso do Sul, Kaissara, Penha, Reunidas Paulista, Riodoce, Sampaio, UTIL

What is the most popular transport to get from Rio de Janeiro state to Sao Paulo?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus