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Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus

The journey from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus is 222.45 mi and takes 6 hr 17 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:30 AM and the last at 7:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus for as little as $9.45 or as much as $25.61. The best price for this journey is $9.45.

Lowest Price$9.45
Journey Duration6 hr 17 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$9.45
Highest Price$25.61
First Departure1:30 AM
Last Departure7:45 PM
Distance222.45 mi
DepartureRio de Janeiro
ArrivalSão Paulo
CarriersEXPRESSO ADAMANTINA

Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. On average, though, you'll pay about $13.74 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $9.45, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, a bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo will cost you $13.74. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus?

The average journey time is 6 hr 17 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 222.45 mi from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo to take longer than 6 hr 17 min. The journey between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo runs for about 222.45 mi and usually takes approximately 6 hr 17 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 6 hr 5 min. If you are trying to get from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo take place each day?

The route from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Rio de Janeiro 5 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 5 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $12.47 to $21.47 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 42% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to São Paulo by bus

When travelling to São Paulo by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
25.06kg
Bus
26.85kg
Flight
71.6kg
Car
57.28kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
A bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is $13.74. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $9.45.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is $9.45. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo by bus?
Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is 222.45 mi.
How long does the bus between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo take?
Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is on average 6 hr 17 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 5 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo leave?
The earliest bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo departs at 1:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo depart?
The latest bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo departs at 7:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $9.45 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Rio de Janeiro to go to São Paulo. You can go from Santos Dumont Airport and you can arrive at Viracopos International Airport, São Paulo Bus Station, Sao Paulo Congonhas and Aeroporto Internacional de Guarulhos.
How many direct connections depart from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Rio de Janeiro to go to São Paulo.
What's the fastest journey time between Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is 6 hr 5 min.
Is there a direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by bus?
The bus journey from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo creates 26.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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