Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Sao Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
Fri, Jun 21
One Way
NaN Passengers

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Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Schedule

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Catarinense Semi Sleeper 01:30 - 08:00BRL 142
1001 Semi Sleeper 02:00 - 08:15BRL 123
Catarinense Sleeper 05:30 - 12:00BRL 168
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA390407:25 - 08:30BRL 1,061
zzNOT_USE_Nordeste Transportes Sleeper 08:30 - 16:10BRL 306
Catarinense Executive 11:00 - 17:30BRL 116
LATAM Airlines Group Economy #LA391413:25 - 14:30BRL 1,577
Aguia Branca Executive 15:30 - 21:45BRL 136
Itapemirim Suzantur Semi Sleeper 17:45 - 23:45BRL 221
Itapemirim Suzantur Standard 18:30 - 01:10BRL 221
Expresso do Sul Standard Double Decker 21:30 - 04:00BRL 136
Santa Maria Semi Sleeper 22:20 - 06:00BRL 142

Transportation from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Facts about the transport from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Cheapest Transport$17
Fastest Transport55m
Earliest Departure12:05 AM
Latest Departure11:59 PM
Departures per day338
Distance445 kilometers
Transport Companies1001, Aguia Branca, Aguia Branca Eb, Aguia Flex, Azul, Catarinense, Expresso Adamantina, Expresso do Sul, GOL, Itapemirim Suzantur, LATAM Airlines Group, Sampaio, Santa Maria, Urben Turismo, UTIL, Viacao Riodoce, Wemobi

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Destination Reviews

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One toilet in a huge bus station!! Another ‘not so working’ complaint is the WiFi connection. Only worked when at a station, not along the way.
Bus Standard, Expresso do Sul, Nov 4, 2022
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Popular Routes in Brazil

How to get from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Travelling between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro 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 1,580.00 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 16.46.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 9 hours to travel between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h 54m to reach Rio de Janeiro.

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

Travelling between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro can be as cheap as USD 16.46 if you opt for a Viacao Riodoce bus and as expensive as USD 1,580.00 if you buy a LATAM Airlines Group 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 ?

  • 252 from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro starting from 00:05 Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station until 23:59 Sao Paulo Tiete Bus Station
  • 84 from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro starting from 06:15 Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport until 23:35 Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport
  • 2 from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro starting from 00:00 Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport until 00:00 Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport

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

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, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 59.14.

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

Azul, GOL, LATAM Airlines Group

Bus

Travelling from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro 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

1001, Aguia Branca, Aguia Branca Eb, Aguia Flex, Catarinense, Expresso Adamantina, Expresso do Sul, Itapemirim Suzantur, Sampaio, Santa Maria, UTIL, 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 Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

Urben Turismo

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

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