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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

8:00AM
6h30m
2:30PM
São Paulo - Terminal Tietê
Cheapest
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Cheapest
2:00PM
6h30m
8:30PM
São Paulo - Terminal Tietê
2nd Cheapest
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2nd Cheapest
1:45PM
5h45m
7:30PM
São Paulo - Terminal Tietê
Fastest
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Fastest
11:59PM
5h45m
5:44AM
São Paulo - Terminal Tietê
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
3:00PM
5h46m
8:46PM
São Paulo - Terminal Tietê
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Bus São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro: Trip Overview

Bus São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$29
Average Bus Trip Duration6h 15m
Number of daily buses97
Earliest bus departure12:01 AM
Distance356 km
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses97
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:01AM - 11:59PM
Minimum Price$11
Average Ticket Price$29
Minimum Trip Duration5h15m
Average Bus Trip Duration6h15m
Distance356 km
Bus companies on this routeAutoviação 1001, Expresso do Sul, Águia Branca, AGUIA BRANCA EB, Catarinense
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip São Paulo - Rio de Janeiro

The average bus ticket price from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is $29. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is around 6h 15m, although the fastest bus will take about 5h 15m.This is the time it takes to travel the 358 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 97 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, you can travel comfortably and safely with Autoviação 1001, Expresso do Sul, Águia Branca.

Buses travelling between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro leave from Barra Funda or Jabaquara and arrive at Novo Rio, Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim, Rodoviária.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
03-03
$17
03-04
$17
Today
$17
03-06
$17
03-07
$17
03-08
$17
03-09
$17
03-10
$18
The cheapest trip from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro was searched and found on Mar 6, 2024 with a price of $17

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $17 to $68 for a bus ticket from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $17 which is on 2024-03-06.

Usually ITAPEMIRIM, 1001 will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travellers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

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