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Bus Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
00:01 - 23:59
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
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Trip Reviews for Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo

4.2 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Ratings and Reviews (100)

Fer T.27 December 2020 | 

Excellent service

Ibrahim Ihsan Abdulameer A.10 December 2020 | 

The company was perfect, and the trip was smooth and everything went as planned. My only problem was with the booking procedure, specifications regarding the seat should be chosen upon making the booking (on our trip from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro we got VIP seats, while on our way back from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo we got standard seats, even though we wanted VIP seats like the ones we got on our first trip but we didn’t know how to choose VIP.

Wakwanza J.27 March 2020 | 

Very pleased with trip

Pavel N.15 March 2020 | 

Good quality and cheap

Patrick W.3 March 2020 | 

Very pleasant journey. Comfy seats and lots of legroom.

Josephine V.2 March 2020 | 

All good

Atis Z.1 March 2020 | 

Exceeded my expectation. Very comfortable seats, fast usb chargers. Internet is a bit too slow. Generally I am very satisfied.

Anthony S.29 February 2020 | 

I wish the bus had wifi or power outlets

Pius A.28 February 2020 | 

bad experience

Alexander P.27 February 2020 | 

Some leak on the bus caused hot air to enter the bus. It was way to hot

Anu A.27 February 2020 | 

Good comfortable journey

Nihal A.26 February 2020 | 

It was mentioned as exclusive bus with food and drink service. I paid extra 70 brl for this. But there was none of them. I request this money difference back Also air contitioning was too high, so cold, that ı got sick.

Michael W.24 February 2020 | 

Everything fine!

Stuart T.22 February 2020 | 

Very comfortable coach. Professional, safe driver. Really heavy traffic caused delays- nothing could be done about it.

Marcela K.11 February 2020 | 

Good journey !

Ali B.7 February 2020 | 

The bus stopped working in the middle of way.

Rebaz N.24 January 2020 | 

comfortable seat , wifi was good ) left on time .

Jean Bossard Fidel D.12 January 2020 | 

It’ is a really bad company.

Kay N.10 January 2020 | 

We got the date wrong and they changed the ticket no problem at the ticket office for no charge , no hassles . No English but we got the job done. One thing to note was that the air conditioning rained down on a lot of passengers , luckily bus not full so we all could move seats .

Kumal B.3 January 2020 | 

Long story the bus was about 3 hours late making me late for my flight

Hunter S.2 January 2020 | 

Missed my flight

Garvin C.30 December 2019 | 

Everything was very smooth. The ride was comfortable and quiet. I would definitely travel with Expresso do Sul again! What a great experience!!!

Abel B.20 December 2019 | 

very comfortable bus. I recommend

Adebayo O.5 December 2019 | 

the bus was very nice with nice reclining seats so i had a good sleep. the only problem was the bus was too cold

Kathryn G.28 November 2019 | 

Very comfortable coach. Nice quality seats. Good to have individual facilities to charge phone. Would have been useful to have a written sheet to translate info from driver into other languages.

Alice W.19 November 2019 | 

Very comfortable. Difficult to understand sometimes as information about the service stop etc was not given in English. The driver seemed to have lots of difficulty driving up hills. Very happy with the baggage storing system.

Ian B.12 November 2019 | 

Very comfortable

Iqbal S.9 November 2019 | 

Very comfy bus. Graft wi fi on board. Felt safe and enjoyed the drive.

Jens N.21 October 2019 | 

Perfect bus ride, super easy experience. Spacious Bus & nice staff.

Andrew B.6 October 2019 | 

Comfortable seat. Air temperature could have been cooler. Slept most of the journey.

Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Bus service from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo are provided by Viação 1001, Catarinense, Águia Branca, UTIL, Kaissara, Expresso Brasileiro, Expresso do Sul and Cometa.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo will depart from Novo Rio, Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim, Av. Pedro Calmon, Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil or Rodoviária.

A bus ride to São Paulo will drop you off at Tietê, Barra Funda, Jabaquara, R. Treze de Maio, Aeroporto de Congonhas, São Paulo or Praça do Patriarca.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses74
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures00:01 - 23:59
Minimum Price£8
Average Ticket Price£21
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeAutoviação 1001, Catarinense, Águia Branca, Util, Kaissara, Kaissara, Expresso Brasileiro, Catarinense, Expresso do Sul, Cometa

Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo Route Map

Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo Route Map

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

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

The cheapest average bus price from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo is £21. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo 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!

How long is the bus ride from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

The average travel time between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is around 6h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 5h 29m. This is the time it takes to travel the 222 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo?

The number of buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 74 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

When taking the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, you can travel comfortably and safely with Viação 1001, Catarinense, Águia Branca.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?

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

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

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Did you know?

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Will you be returning to Rio de Janeiro by bus?

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