Bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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What are the cheapest bus tickets for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route? Which bus is the quickest? Compare every bus company that serves the bus route from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro. Get all bus schedules with a single click!

Facts about the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route

Cheapest Bus$5.48
Fastest Bus5h 45m
Earliest Bus12:20 AM
Latest Bus10:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance220.4 miles
Bus CompaniesExpresso Adamantina, 1001, Expresso do Sul, Viação Rio Doce, Águia Branca, Viação Penha, Viação Kaissara, Auto Viação Catarinense, Guichê Virtual, Rápido Brasil, Viação Ultra, ClickBus BR, Viação Esmeralda, Expresso Luxo
Are you searching for a bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Expresso Adamantina, 1001 or Expresso do Sul. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Rio de Janeiro from São Paulo over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Rio de Janeiro, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from São Paulo, as well as popular airport shuttles from Rio de Janeiro.

The cheapest bus routes from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Today
from $10.07
Tomorrow
from $10.62
10/21
from $10.07
10/22
from $10.88
10/23
from $10.57
10/24
from $10.88

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

  • Expresso Adamantina
    12:30 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 5h 45m
    6:15 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$5.48
  • 1001
    8:45 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 30m
    3:15 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.07
  • Expresso do Sul
    5:45 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 30m
    12:15 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.07
  • Viação Rio Doce
    10:00 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.62
  • Águia Branca
    6:50 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 15m
    1:05 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.80
  • Viação Penha
    7:00 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 30m
    1:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.97
  • Viação Kaissara
    8:45 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 10m
    2:55 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.98
  • Auto Viação Catarinense
    12:20 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Rodoviário Barra Funda
    Duration 6h 40m
    7:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$12.81
  • Guichê Virtual
    10:30 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara
    Duration 19h 0m
    5:30 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$30.99
  • Rápido Brasil
    1:00 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara
    Duration 15h 50m
    4:50 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$30.99
  • Viação Ultra
    3:30 PM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara
    Duration 13h 20m
    4:50 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$30.99

The cheapest carpooling offers from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    2:00 AM
    São Paulo
    Duration 6h 20m
    8:20 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    from$11.59
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:30 AM
    São Paulo
    Duration 6h 0m
    11:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    from$12.75
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:10 PM
    São Paulo
    Duration 6h 0m
    5:10 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    from$12.75
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    São Paulo
    Duration 5h 50m
    1:50 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    from$15.07

What are the cheapest buses from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro but are currently out of service.
  • ClickBus BR
    10:45 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 15m
    5:00 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$10.98
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/24/2021
  • Viação Esmeralda
    9:30 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Tietê
    Duration 6h 50m
    4:20 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$12.80
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/11/2021
  • Expresso Luxo
    10:00 AM
    São Paulo, SP - Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara
    Duration 12h 10m
    10:10 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    from$18.01
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/08/2021

Bus São Paulo Rio de Janeiro: Further Information

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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. Expresso Adamantina offers the cheapest tickets at $5.48, while the fastest connection takes 5h 45m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from São Paulo and arriving in Rio de Janeiro. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro!

Bus stops in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

Stations
Rio de Janeiro - Morrinhos
Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Barra da Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - BRT Terminal Paulo da Portela (Madureira)
Terminal Paulo da Portela 316-382, Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Cidade Universitaria (UFRJ)
Av. Pedro Calmon 102, 21941-485  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Estacio
R. Estácio de Sá , 20211-270  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Gavea
Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre , 22470-051  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Glória
Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Hotel Glória
Av. Alm. Barroso 2-136, 20031-170  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Largo do Machado
Largo do Machado , Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)
Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Castelo
Av. Graça Aranha 5-7, 20011-030  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Manilha
24855-300  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
R. Rivadávia Corrêa 60, 20220-290  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rua Santa Angélica Próximo ao 100
Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Terminal Alvorada (Barra da Tijuca)
Terminal Alvorada - Barra da Tijuca , 22640-102  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Terminal GNV Glória
Av. Beira Mar 3587-3679, 20021-060  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Terminal Rodoviário Central do Brasil
Av. Mal. Floriano 86-436, 20221-030  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Terminal Rodoviário Padre Henrique Otte
Terminal Padre Henrique Otte 3, 20220-260  Rio de Janeiro  (Brazil)

Bus São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $5.48 and takes 5h 45m to get to Rio de Janeiro. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro bus route?

This route is connected by 14 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $5.48 to $30.99. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Rio de Janeiro.

How many daily bus routes are available from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro on average?

Each day, the bus route from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is offered by about 2 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route take?

Expresso Adamantina offers the quickest bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, which can take 5h 45m. Tickets for this connection cost $5.48. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

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

For the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route, our search engine currently compares 12 direct bus connections with the following companies: Expresso Adamantina, Águia Branca and Viação Kaissara

When does the first trip depart for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route?

The earliest bus to Rio de Janeiro departs from São Paulo at 12:20 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route?

The latest bus trip from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro departs at 10:30 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route?

When taking the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Expresso Adamantina, 1001 and Expresso do Sul. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the São Paulo Rio de Janeiro bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro on your preferred travel date.

Compare São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

São Paulo
10.02 Million
Rio de Janeiro
6.02 Million
$1.32
$1.41
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
A cab ride in São Paulo is 7% cheaper than in Rio de Janeiro.
$0.70
$0.70
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
A bus fare in São Paulo is 0% more expensive than in Rio de Janeiro.
$1.10
$1.28
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
A large beer in São Paulo is 15% cheaper than in Rio de Janeiro.
$0.51
$0.50
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
A bottle of water in São Paulo is 2% more expensive than in Rio de Janeiro.
$5.04
$5.53
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
A meal in São Paulo is 9% cheaper than in Rio de Janeiro.

Bus routes from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

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