Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

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Instant Fastest
16:35
Itanhandu Bus Station, Minas Gerais
4h 35m bus ride in Executive
21:10
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station, Sao Paulo state
Instant
13:45
Juiz de Fora Bus Station, Rio de Janeiro
11h 35m bus ride in Regular
01:20
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Sao Bernardo do Campo Terminal, Sao Paulo
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Instant
14:45
BZC Armacao dos Buzios Airport, Rio de Janeiro
16h 50m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SDU 14h 35m
07:35
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GRU Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport, Sao Paulo state

From Itanhandu Bus Station to Sao Paulo by bus

Instant Fastest
16:35
Itanhandu Bus Station, Minas Gerais
4h 35m bus ride in Executive
21:10
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station, Sao Paulo state

From Juiz de Fora Bus Station to Sao Paulo by bus

Instant
13:45
Juiz de Fora Bus Station, Rio de Janeiro
11h 35m bus ride in Regular
01:20
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Sao Bernardo do Campo Terminal, Sao Paulo

From Armacao dos Buzios Airport to Sao Paulo by flight and flight

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Instant
14:45
BZC Armacao dos Buzios Airport, Rio de Janeiro
16h 50m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SDU 14h 35m
07:35
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GRU Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport, Sao Paulo state

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo Schedule

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Expresso do Sul Sleeper Double Decker 00:25 - 06:55BRL 147
Aguia Branca Semi Sleeper 02:00 - 08:30BRL 87
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA338504:10 - 05:20BRL 585
GOL Economy #G3106306:15 - 07:30BRL 1,517
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA320009:10 - 10:20BRL 1,384
GOL Economy #G3106510:50 - 12:05BRL 458
GOL Economy #G3101112:40 - 13:45BRL 871
GOL Economy #G3900215:00 - 16:15BRL 432
GOL Economy #G3909716:35 - 17:45BRL 461
GOL Economy #G3108119:25 - 20:25BRL 823
GOL Economy #G3106720:00 - 21:15BRL 629
Riodoce Regular 22:00 - 04:30BRL 46

Transportation from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

How to get from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Travelling between Rio de Janeiro 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 1,772 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere BRL 29.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 27 hours to travel between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 2h 45m to reach Sao Paulo.

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

Travelling between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo can be as cheap as BRL 29 if you opt for a Cometa bus and as expensive as BRL 1,772 if you buy a Azul 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 and Sao Paulo ?

  • 1 from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo starting from 01:50 Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport until 23:50 Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport
  • 1 from Rio de Janeiro 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 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 to Sao Paulo, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as BRL 267.

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 and Sao Paulo

Azul, GOL, LATAM Airlines Group, Voepass Linhas Aereas (Voepass Linhas Aéreas)

Bus

Travelling from Rio de Janeiro 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 and Sao Paulo

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

What is the most popular transport to get from Rio de Janeiro 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