Bus routes from Rio de Janeiro, RJ to São Paulo, SP and from São Paulo, SP to Rio de Janeiro, RJ

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Bus stations and stops in Rio de Janeiro, RJ

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Frequently asked questions

The quickest bus trip from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo takes 6 hours 5 minutes.
The bus route from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo covers 423 km. FlixBus can bring you from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in 6 hours 5 minutes.
You can get from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo for as little as $16.99. On average, tickets for this connection cost $16.99.
There are 5 rides daily from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. The fastest bus on this connection has 1 stop(s).
You can buy your bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Bus Tracker. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.
You can book your bus ticket for FlixBus from as little as $16.99. You can buy your ticket most easily on our website or in the app. Book in time to get the best price.

Find the cheapest buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Looking for cheap tickets from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo? FlixBus has you covered. The distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is 423 km, which takes a minimum of 6 hours 5 minutes.
FlixBus has a large network, so you can travel onwards with us once you reach São Paulo.

So how to find the best ticket prices? Be sure to book in advance on our website or via our FlixBus App. When booking through the App, your ticket will be stored directly, making bus travel even more green and convenient!

Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

With 5 rides per day, it’s easy to fit a trip to São Paulo into your schedule. The first bus is at 8:05 am and the last bus leaves at 11:30 pm, giving you options to suit every schedule. So whether you need to arrive in São Paulo first thing in the morning or last thing at night, there should be a time to suit you with 5 buses per day.

The bus takes a minimum of 6 hours 5 minutes and you can expect 1 stops on your journey.

Traveling with FlixBus isn’t just quick, it’s cheap too. If you book in advance online or using the app, you can expect to pay as little as $16.99 for a ticket between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo . That’s a great saving compared to traveling by train, car or plane!

What’s more, bus travel is a more sustainable mode of transport. We’re working towards making our entire FlixBus fleet 100% carbon neutral, and every customer can offset their carbon footprint by making a donation when they purchase their ticket.

Taking the bus from Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is well-connected on the FlixBus network with 6 connections departing every day from 3 stations, making it very easy to travel across the country.

Arriving in São Paulo

With 6 bus stations, São Paulo is well-connected. Traveling with FlixBus around the country is very cheap and easy, as to get to São Paulo you can pick one of the 46 routes arriving daily.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Once you’ve booked your bus tickets through the FlixBus App using one of our secure payment methods, you just need to bring your phone to use as your ticket - and your luggage, of course. Don’t worry about packing light as you can bring one piece of carry-on luggage and one piece of hold luggage for your journey.

Want to be guaranteed the best seat in the house? You can choose yours when you book your ticket. Opt for a classic seat, a table seat, a panorama seat for a great view, or reserve the free seat beside you for extra space.

Once you’ve stowed your luggage away and settled in, sit back and enjoy the journey with the onboard services on your FlixBus bus including free Wi-Fi onboard, FLIXtainment - our entertainment portal, toilets and plug socket.Whether you need to fire off some emails during your trip, or you want to relax and enjoy the ride, we’ve got you covered.

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