Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state

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18:15
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station
5h 44m bus ride with Cometa
23:59
Tres Rios Bus Station
From BRL 121 per adult
23:40
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station
6h 30m bus ride with Cometa
06:10
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Tres Rios Bus Station
From BRL 121 per adult

From Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station to Rio de Janeiro state by bus

18:15
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station
5h 44m bus ride with Cometa
23:59
Tres Rios Bus Station
From BRL 121 per adult
23:40
Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station
6h 30m bus ride with Cometa
06:10
+1
Tres Rios Bus Station
From BRL 121 per adult

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state Schedule

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Expresso do Sul Semi Sleeper Double Decker 00:25 - 06:55BRL 116
Azul Economy #AD400006:35 - 07:45BRL 123
Azul Economy #AD400209:00 - 10:10BRL 123
Azul Economy #AD400411:00 - 12:10BRL 123
Azul Economy #AD400412:00 - 13:05BRL 912
Azul Economy #AD400815:00 - 16:10BRL 123
Azul Economy #AD445617:00 - 18:10BRL 123
Kaissara Semi Sleeper 18:35 - 00:45BRL 76
Penha Semi Sleeper 23:00 - 05:10BRL 109
Cometa Executive 23:40 - 06:10BRL 121

Transportation from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state

Popular Routes in Brazil

How to get from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state

Travelling between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state 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 1,748 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere BRL 64.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 19 hours to travel between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 18h 25m to reach Rio de Janeiro state.

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

Travelling between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state can be as cheap as BRL 64 if you opt for a Riodoce bus and as expensive as BRL 1,748 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 Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state ?

  • 1 from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state starting from 06:05 Santos Dumont Airport until 22:55 Rio Galeao Airport
  • 1 from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state starting from 00:05 New Rio Bus Station until 23:59 New Rio Bus Station

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

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 Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as BRL 568.

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 Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state

Azul, GOL, LATAM Airlines Group

Bus

Travelling from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro state 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 Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro state

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

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

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% decided to fly