Bus Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo and return

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Buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo run regularly. Whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, there are scheduled services connecting both cities. You’re likely to get a cheap ticket for $119.01. Sometimes, there are differences in travel times, depending on whether you select a bus from BrasilByBus, ClickBus, Busbud and but buses from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro could take as little as 5 hr 55 min. Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!
  Bus Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo    220 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-20%

The cheapest bus routes from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    8 Dec
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $23.86
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    2 Sep
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $23.86
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    24 Oct
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $23.86
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    15 Sep
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $23.86
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      11:59 PM
      6:04 AM
    21 Sep
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $26.06
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      12:45 PM
      6:45 PM
    23 Sep
    ClickBus
    from $26.06
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      6:30 AM
      12:30 PM
    16 Sep
    ClickBus
    from $26.06
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      11:40 PM
      5:40 AM
    6 Sep
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $26.64
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    16 Oct
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $26.64
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    2 Sep
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $26.64
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    7 Oct
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $26.64
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    14 Aug
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $26.64
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      11:59 PM
      6:04 AM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $29.18
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      11:55 PM
      5:59 AM
    8 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $29.84


  Carpooling Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo    220 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      6:00 PM
      1:00 AM
    11 Oct
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.74
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      1:50 PM
      7:50 PM
    16 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $18.28
  • Rio de Janeiro
    São Paulo
      8:30 PM
      2:10 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.18


  Bus São Paulo - Rio de Janeiro    220 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-15%

The cheapest bus routes from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      6:00 PM
      12:00 AM
    20 Sep
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $23.95
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      6:00 PM
      12:00 AM
    15 Aug
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $23.95
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      11:20 PM
      5:20 AM
    6 Sep
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $24.02
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      11:40 PM
      5:40 AM
    21 Oct
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $24.36
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    11 Oct
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    23 Aug
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    9 Sep
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    2 Sep
    +1
    BrasilByBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    20 Sep
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    29 Nov
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      10:15 PM
      4:15 AM
    24 Aug
    +1
    ClickBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      9:00 AM
      3:00 PM
    14 Sep
    ClickBus
    from $24.50
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      11:35 PM
      5:15 AM
    6 Oct
    +1
    Busbud
    from $26.17
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      11:20 PM
      5:20 AM
    28 Aug
    +1
    Busbud
    from $28.23


  Carpooling São Paulo - Rio de Janeiro    220 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      6:00 PM
      11:50 PM
    14 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $15.89
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      2:00 PM
      8:10 PM
    18 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.18
  • São Paulo
    Rio de Janeiro
      6:30 PM
      12:30 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.51


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the most affordable options for visiting friends or simply seeing new cities. But there's two things to consider when it comes to choosing the perfect bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Number one is to compare prices. Tickets are usually cheapest when booked in advance. Should you book too short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. So, simply go for the fastest bus if you don't want to spend too much time on the highway.

Bus stops in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

  Stations
Avenida Francisco Bicalho 1, 20220-310 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  Stations
R. Eudoro Lemos - Santana 259, 02030-000 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Jorn. Aloysio Biondi , São Paulo (Brazil)

More on bus features and services

Buses are the perfect option for smart travelers who want to travel without breaking the bank without compromising comfort. Most bus operators have renovated their fleet and taking the bus has become one of the most comfortable modes of transportation available.

Among the many amenities, you'll be able to find free WiFi, take at least one piece of baggage in the baggage compartment, and carry-on luggage. Low-cost snacks and beverages are also offered by ClickBus. When taking a bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, make sure you compare all available offers so that you find just the perfect bus.

On CheckMyBus you can find detailed info on departure times, the exact location of stations in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro as well as an overview of all available on-board features. We will always do our best to keep you up to date on reduced rates from our partners. Follow us on our social media channels for more info!

Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: Useful Info

Rio de Janeiro
6.02 Million
São Paulo
10.02 Million
Taxi
$2.41
$2.27
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A cab ride in Rio de Janeiro is 6% more expensive than in São Paulo.
Local buses
$1.19
$1.19
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A bus fare in Rio de Janeiro is 0% more expensive than in São Paulo.
Beer
$2.19
$1.88
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A large beer in Rio de Janeiro is 15% more expensive than in São Paulo.
Water
$0.86
$0.87
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A bottle of water in Rio de Janeiro is 2% cheaper than in São Paulo.
Meal
$9.47
$8.63
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A meal in Rio de Janeiro is 9% more expensive than in São Paulo.