Bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

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Facts about the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Cheapest Bus$5.70
Fastest Bus5h 45m
Earliest Bus12:10 AM
Latest Bus11:15 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance220.4 miles
Bus Companies1001, ClickBus BR, Viação Rio Doce, Águia Branca, Expresso do Sul, Viação Penha, Viação Kaissara, Auto Viação Catarinense, Viação UTIL
Do you want to travel by bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving in São Paulo and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Viação Kaissara, 1001, Águia Branca, Expresso do Sul, Viação Penha, Viação Rio Doce, Viação UTIL, Auto Viação Catarinense or ClickBus BR. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from São Paulo, alternative destinations from Rio de Janeiro, and the most popular airport shuttles from São Paulo.

The cheapest bus routes from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Today
from $7.22
Tomorrow
from $8.55
01/18
from $7.22
01/19
from $7.22
01/20
from $7.22
01/21
from $7.22

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • 1001
    7:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 5h 45m
    1:15 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    from$5.70
  • ClickBus BR
    10:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:30 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    from$7.22
  • Viação Rio Doce
    10:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:30 AM
    São Paulo
    from$7.22
  • Águia Branca
    6:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 30m
    12:30 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    from$8.55
  • Expresso do Sul
    8:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 30m
    3:00 PM
    São Paulo
    from$8.55
  • Viação Penha
    3:15 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 0m
    9:15 PM
    São Paulo
    from$9.42
  • Viação Penha
    11:15 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 0m
    5:15 AM
    São Paulo
    from$9.42
  • Viação Kaissara
    12:10 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 0m
    6:10 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    from$9.50
  • Viação Kaissara
    3:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 0m
    9:00 PM
    São Paulo
    from$9.50
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    1:01 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 30m
    7:31 PM
    São Paulo
    from$13.30
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    9:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:00 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Rodoviário Barra Funda
    from$13.30
  • Viação UTIL
    7:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 50m
    1:50 PM
    São Paulo
    from$15.01
  • Viação UTIL
    2:45 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 40m
    9:25 PM
    São Paulo
    from$15.01

The cheapest carpooling offers from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 7h 10m
    11:10 PM
    São Paulo
    from$12.10
  • BlaBlaCar
    7:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 0m
    1:00 PM
    São Paulo
    from$12.10
  • BlaBlaCar
    1:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 6h 30m
    7:30 PM
    São Paulo
    from$12.10
  • BlaBlaCar
    1:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 40m
    7:00 PM
    São Paulo
    from$12.10

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Bus Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Rio de Janeiro as your place of departure and São Paulo as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by 1001 at $5.70, whereas the quickest connection takes 5h 45m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo!

Bus stops in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

Stations
Av. das Nações Unidas , 15627 São Paulo (Brazil)
Cidade Antonio Estevão de Carvalho , 08220-000 São Paulo (Brazil)
Av. Santos Dumont, Bom Retiro 843, 01101-000 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Alfredo Ricci 1-83, 08253-010 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Brg. Galvão 772, 01151-000 São Paulo (Brazil)
Praça do Patriarca 78, 01002-000 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Agostinho Fabre 2-46 - Conj. Promorar Sao Luis, 05846-020 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Jaciara 103-5, 02879-200 São Paulo (Brazil)
Rua dos Jequitibás 279, São Paulo (Brazil)
Av. Auro Soares de Moura Andrade 644, 01156-001 São Paulo (Brazil)
Av. Adélia Chohfi 100, 08320-390 São Paulo (Brazil)
R. Eudoro Lemos - Santana 259, 02030-000 São Paulo (Brazil)

FAQs about the bus route Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

How much does a Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5.70 and takes 5h 45m to reach São Paulo. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

This route is offered by 9 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $5.70 and $26.96. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to São Paulo.

On average, how many connections are available from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo each day?

Every day, the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo take?

The fastest bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is offered by 1001 and takes 5h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $5.70. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

The earliest bus arriving in São Paulo from Rio de Janeiro starts at 12:10 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

The latest bus trip departing from Rio de Janeiro for São Paulo starts at 11:15 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo route?

When traveling by bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, passengers can travel with Viação Kaissara, 1001, Águia Branca, Expresso do Sul, Viação Penha, Viação Rio Doce, Viação UTIL, Auto Viação Catarinense and ClickBus BR. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, CheckMyBus currently compares 506 direct bus connections with the following companies: Viação Kaissara, 1001, Águia Branca, Expresso do Sul, Viação Penha, Viação Rio Doce, Viação UTIL, Auto Viação Catarinense and ClickBus BR

What can I take with me on the Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Rio de Janeiro São Paulo bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo on your planned travel date.

Compare Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

$1.47
$1.38
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A cab ride in Rio de Janeiro is 7% more expensive than in São Paulo.
$0.72
$0.72
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A bus fare in Rio de Janeiro is 0% more expensive than in São Paulo.
$1.33
$1.14
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A large beer in Rio de Janeiro is 15% more expensive than in São Paulo.
$0.52
$0.53
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A bottle of water in Rio de Janeiro is 2% cheaper than in São Paulo.
$5.74
$5.23
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
A meal in Rio de Janeiro is 9% more expensive than in São Paulo.

Bus routes from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

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