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Best price $ 8.09
Journey duration 6 h 58 min
Connections per day 11
First departure 21:30
Last departure 23:59
Distance 222.5 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

The prices for bus tickets from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo will cost $ 1.68. The average bus ticket price is approximately $ 19.58. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

How long does it take to get from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus?

The distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is around 222.5 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 h 48 min. However, the fastest routes between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo take 1 h 29 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

The first daily departure from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo leaves at 07:31, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:59. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo are there every day?

The route from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is served by providers including EXPRESSO BRASILEIRO, Expresso Do Sul, KAISSARA, 1001, Catarinense, Autoviação 1001, Clickbus, Viação Sampaio, Águia Branca, Útil, PENHA, Rio Doce, guia branca eb and Expresso Adamantina. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 246 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Rio de Janeiro 28 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 28 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.