Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro
Sao Paulo
Fri, Jun 21
One Way
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Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo Schedule

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Urben Turismo Minivan 2pax Any timeBRL 2,612
Expresso do Sul Sleeper 02:30 - 08:00BRL 311
Itapemirim Suzantur Semi Sleeper 05:30 - 13:05BRL 330
Azul Economy #AD607906:25 - 07:35BRL 1,369
Penha Sleeper 08:00 - 15:20BRL 234
Viacao Riodoce Standard 10:00 - 16:30BRL 91
Itapemirim Suzantur Single Sleeper 13:15 - 19:15BRL 498
Expresso do Sul Executive 14:35 - 21:05BRL 168
GOL Economy #G3104116:05 - 17:15BRL 2,086
GOL Economy #G3105918:35 - 19:35BRL 964
Catarinense Standard Double Decker 21:30 - 04:00BRL 131
Aguia Flex Sleeper 23:25 - 05:40BRL 322

Transportation from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Facts about the transport from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Cheapest Transport$15
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure12:05 AM
Latest Departure11:59 PM
Departures per day236
Distance425 kilometers
Transport Companies1001, Aguia Branca, Aguia Flex, Azul, Catarinense, Expresso Adamantina, Expresso do Sul, GOL, Itapemirim Suzantur, LATAM Airlines Group, Urben Turismo, Viacao Riodoce, Wemobi

Popular Routes in Brazil

How to get from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 499.29 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 14.44.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 9 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. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h 30m 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 USD 14.44 if you opt for a Expresso Adamantina bus and as expensive as USD 499.29 if you buy a Urben Turismo taxi 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 ?

  • 160 from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo starting from 00:05 New Rio Bus Station until 23:59 New Rio Bus Station
  • 75 from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo starting from 05:20 Rio Galeao Airport until 21:20 Rio Galeao Airport
  • 1 from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo starting from 00:00 Rio de Janeiro Transfer until 00:00 Rio de Janeiro Transfer

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 USD 235.43.

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

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, Aguia Flex, Catarinense, Expresso Adamantina, Expresso do Sul, Itapemirim Suzantur, Viacao Riodoce, Wemobi

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo

Urben Turismo

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

  • 97% opted for a bus
  • 3% decided to fly