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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo from various bus operators like 1001, Expresso do Sul or Viação Penha for the next days.
today
from $16
tomorrow
from $16
Sunday
from $14
Monday
from $14
Tuesday
from $12
Wednesday
from $10
Thursday
from $14

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Itapemirim Suzantur
    6h 0m
    5:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    11:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Itapemirim Suzantur
    Basic
    $18
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    6h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    1:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Economy
    $20
  • Viação Penha
    6h 0m
    1:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    7:00 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Penha
    Premium Economy
    $21
  • Aguia Flex
    6h 45m
    9:50 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Parque das Rosas
    4:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Aguia Flex
    Premium Economy
    $22

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Aguia Flex
    7h 15m
    10:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Parque das Rosas
    5:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Aguia Flex
    Premium Economy
    $17
  • Itapemirim Suzantur
    6h 0m
    9:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    3:00 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Itapemirim Suzantur
    Basic
    $18
  • Viação Penha
    6h 0m
    5:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    11:00 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Penha
    Basic
    $18
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    6h 30m
    9:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    4:00 AM
    São Paulo
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Economy
    $18

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Buser
    7h 10m
    12:25 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    7:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Buser
    Premium Economy
    $14
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    6h 50m
    11:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    5:50 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Premium Economy
    $17
  • Expresso do Sul
    7h 45m
    10:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    6:15 AM
    São Paulo
    Expresso do Sul
    Basic
    $18
  • Itapemirim Suzantur
    6h 0m
    9:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    3:00 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Itapemirim Suzantur
    Basic
    $18

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Itapemirim Suzantur
    6h 30m
    7:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    2:00 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Itapemirim Suzantur
    Basic
    $14
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    7h 0m
    10:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    5:30 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Premium Economy
    $14
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Aguia Flex
    7h 15m
    10:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Parque das Rosas
    5:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Aguia Flex
    Premium Economy
    $17
  • Expresso Adamantina
    7h 30m
    9:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Expresso Adamantina
    Economy
    $18

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    7h 0m
    11:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Barra da Tijuca - Shopping Uptown
    6:00 AM
    São Paulo
    Barra Funda Bus Station
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Premium Economy
    $12
  • JBL Turismo
    6h 40m
    12:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    7:10 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    JBL Turismo
    Business
    $12
  • Buser
    7h 30m
    9:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Buser
    Premium Economy
    $13
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Itapemirim Suzantur
    6h 0m
    9:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    3:00 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Itapemirim Suzantur
    Basic
    $18

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Buser
    7h 50m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    5:50 PM
    São Paulo
    Buser
    Premium Economy
    $10
  • Expresso Adamantina
    8h 25m
    7:45 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:10 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Expresso Adamantina
    Basic
    $13
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    6h 30m
    5:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    11:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Auto Viação Catarinense
    Premium Economy
    $14
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Aguia Flex
    7h 15m
    10:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Parque das Rosas
    5:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Aguia Flex
    Premium Economy
    $17

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Buser
    8h 40m
    11:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    8:10 PM
    São Paulo
    Buser
    Premium Economy
    $14
  • Viação Rio Doce
    6h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    4:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Viação Rio Doce
    Basic
    $16
  • Expresso Adamantina
    8h 30m
    1:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    9:30 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Expresso Adamantina
    Economy
    $16
  • Águia Branca
    6h 15m
    8:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Bus Station do Rio
    2:15 PM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Águia Branca
    Basic
    $17
  • Aguia Flex
    7h 15m
    10:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Parque das Rosas
    5:35 AM
    São Paulo
    Tietê Bus Station
    Aguia Flex
    Premium Economy
    $17

Frequency of bus connections between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

See here how frequent the connections between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 827 daily buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 250 daily coaches between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 1589 buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, while Night sees the fewest connections between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, with 506 offers.

Facts about the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Compare all providers like 1001, Expresso do Sul and Viação Penha that travel 541 times every day by bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in one click! Book your bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo starting from $10!

Cheapest Bus $10
Fastest Bus 5h 25m
Earliest Bus 12:01 AM
Latest Bus 11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes 541 Ø
Distance 220.4 miles
Bus Companies 1001, Expresso do Sul, Viação Penha, Itapemirim Suzantur, Águia Branca, Auto Viação Catarinense, Buser, Expresso Adamantina, Aguia Flex, Viação Rio Doce and 5 more.

Cheapest bus connections from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Every day, 541 buses from 15 bus companies leave Rio de Janeiro for São Paulo: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 07/19/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 07/14
Monday 07/15
Tuesday 07/16
Wednesday 07/17
Thursday 07/18
Friday 07/19
$54
Saturday 07/20
$22
Sunday 07/21
$21
Monday 07/22
$26
Tuesday 07/23
$13
Wednesday 07/24
$48
Thursday 07/25
$48
Friday 07/26
$11
Saturday 07/27
$25
Sunday 07/28
$22
Monday 07/29
$48
Tuesday 07/30
$24
Wednesday 07/31
$49
Thursday 08/01
$16
Friday 08/02
$25
Saturday 08/03
$11
Sunday 08/04
$22
Monday 08/05
$48
Tuesday 08/06
$48
Wednesday 08/07
$48
Thursday 08/08
$48
Friday 08/09
$19
Saturday 08/10

The cheapest time to travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $10, Wednesday is the cheapest day for a bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $16.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, with $10. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $14.

How to save money travelling from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

These are the most booked bus companies between Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo? Or which bus companies serve the route Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo bus

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 $10 and takes 7h 50m 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 15 companies with a range of ticket prices between $10 and $79. 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 to São Paulo bus route is served by approximately 541 connections. With our search, 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 Águia Branca and takes 5h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $33. 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 12:01 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search 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 11:59 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 1001, Expresso do Sul and Viação Penha. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo?

You can check all the direct connections between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: 1001, Expresso do Sul and Viação Penha.

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 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Basic
Basic

Name referring to the typical seat you will find with companies that don’t distinguish between different classes.

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Premium Economy
PremiumEconomy

A mix between Economy and Business, it offers extra legroom, WI-FI and possible snacks.

Business
Business

Comfortable seating, food and drink service, accompanied generally by ticket flexibility.

Alternate transport types from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Cheap carpooling from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    5h 10m
    10:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    3:40 AM
    São Paulo
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $13
  • BlaBlaCar
    5h 20m
    4:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    9:20 AM
    São Paulo
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $14
  • BlaBlaCar
    5h 50m
    6:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    11:50 AM
    São Paulo
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $17
  • BlaBlaCar
    5h 20m
    2:50 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    8:10 AM
    São Paulo
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $20

More bus routes from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Rio de Janeiro and from São Paulo. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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