Bus routes from São Paulo, SP to Rio de Janeiro, RJ and from Rio de Janeiro, RJ to São Paulo, SPfrom $19.99
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Bus stations and stops in São Paulo, SP
Sala VIP Levare
01141-03 São Paulo, SP
Sao Caetano do Sul (Terminal)
R. Santo Antônio, 50
09521-16 São Paulo, SP
Sao Paulo ((Terminal-Barra Funda))
São Paulo - SP
01154-06 São Paulo, SP
Sao Paulo (Terminal-Tiete)
02030-00 São Paulo, SP
Shop. Feira Madrugada na Luz (S. CAET. SUL - PA SAO PAULO)
01104-00 São Paulo, SP
Bus stations and stops in Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Rio de Janeiro (Gloria & Duque de C.)
R. do Russel, 374
22210-01 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Rio de Janeiro (NovoRio)
Av. Francisco Bicalho, 1
20220-31 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Buses from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
Find the cheapest buses from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
It couldn’t be easier to book your travel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro with FlixBus - and when you book in advance, you can save money too!
FlixBus operates in 38 countries connecting 5000 destinations. So no matter where you want to go, we can take you there!
Ticket prices cost as little as $19.99.To get the cheapest tickets, book online in advance and avoid busy times like weekends and public holidays.
The distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is 428 km, which takes as little as 6 hours 5 minutes with our fastest rides.
Make your journey even easier with the FlixBus app. All your information will be saved for the next time you travel.
Traveling from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
No matter whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, you’ll find a journey to suit you with 6 ridesbetween São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
The first bus is at 7:05 am with the last bus leaving at 11:30 pm. The rides from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro take a minimum of 6 hours 5 minutes; what’s more, when you travel by bus, you don’t need to worry about traffic or delays en route. Just relax and enjoy the journey with free WiFi and plenty of legroom.
You can pick up a bus ticket for just $19.99 - that’s way cheaper than traveling by any other method.
Buses are also a great choice for environmentally-conscious travelers. We’re working towards being 100% carbon neutral and offer all travelers the opportunity to offset their carbon emissions when booking their tickets. Simply select the “CO2 compensation" box when paying online and we’ll use all of the money to make a direct impact on the future of sustainable mobility.
Taking the bus from São Paulo
Ready for your journey from São Paulo?
São Paulo has 4 stations and is well connected with buses to 27 destinations across the country.
No matter where you’re traveling from, you can find plenty of information on our website or by contacting FlixBus directly for travel information. We’ll do our best to make sure you’re well-equipped for your journey, so you can experience everything the trip has to offer.
Arriving in Rio de Janeiro
Start planning your trip to Rio de Janeiro now. Never visited before? Here’s all you need to know.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the best-connected cities, so you’re not short on choices of how to get here. 2 is the number of bus stations FlixBus has in Rio de Janeiro , connecting 7 cities.
Never miss a beat as you sample the sights and culture synonymous with this city. Now is the time to hop aboard FlixBus and explore!
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro
Traveling from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is quick, clean and comfortable - and it couldn’t be easier to book a ticket. You can book online via the website, on our app, in person at a FlixShop or using Google Assistant.
We accept card payment as well as Paypal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay, but there are many more payment options that you can choose from. The easiest way to book your ticket is using our app. You’ll be able to make your reservation within seconds and there’s no need to print and carry the ticket with you, as your phone will be your ticket.
Want to sit beside family or friends or keep the space beside you free? Need easy access to the toilet or a table to get on with some work whilst traveling? You can reserve a seat when you book on the app or website, and you can choose from a variety of seat options including a table seat, panorama seat or extra seat. Once you’re settled in your seat, you can sit back and relax with plenty of onboard services to help you make the most of your trip. Most of our buses have onboard Wifi and an entertainment system so you can catch up on your favorite shows or listen to audiobooks. We’ve also got toilets onboard, as well as power outlets.
What’s more, you get a generous luggage allowance when you travel with FlixBus with one carry-on bag and one checked bag, so you can bring everything you need for your trip.
Onboard services are subject to availability