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Cheap buses leaving today
One passenger / one way

10:30 PM5:00 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
10:30 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:00 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
5:45 PM12:15 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
5:45 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
12:15 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$28USD
10:20 PM4:50 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
10:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
4:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
5:30 PM11:35 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
5:30 PM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
11:35 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
10:15 PM4:15 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
10:15 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
4:15 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
10:30 PM5:00 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
10:30 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:00 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow
One passenger / one way

8:01 AM2:31 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
8:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
2:31 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
12:45 PM7:15 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
12:45 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
7:15 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
1:10 AM7:15 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
1:10 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
7:15 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
11:20 PM5:50 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
8:01 AM2:31 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
8:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
2:31 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving Tuesday
One passenger / one way

6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
12:01 AM6:31 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
12:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
6:31 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
11:20 PM5:50 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$29USD
12:30 AM6:30 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
12:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
6:30 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving Wednesday
One passenger / one way

6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
12:01 AM6:31 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
12:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
6:31 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
11:20 PM5:50 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$29USD
12:30 AM6:30 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
12:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
6:30 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving Thursday
One passenger / one way

6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
12:01 AM6:31 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
12:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
6:31 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
11:20 PM5:50 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$29USD
12:30 AM6:30 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
12:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
6:30 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
6:30 AM1:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
6:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving Friday
One passenger / one way

11:40 PM6:10 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:40 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
6:10 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$28USD
4:30 PM11:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
4:30 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
11:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
10:00 AM4:30 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
10:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
4:30 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
9:40 AM3:45 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
9:40 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
3:45 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
11:40 PM6:10 AM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:40 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
6:10 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$28USD

Cheap buses leaving Saturday
One passenger / one way

10:30 AM5:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
10:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD
8:01 AM2:31 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
8:01 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
2:31 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso Brasileiro
$28USD
1:10 AM7:15 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra FundaAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
1:10 AM
Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda
7:15 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Catarinense
$29USD
11:20 PM5:50 AM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
11:20 PM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:50 AM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Autoviação 1001
$29USD
7:00 AM1:00 PM
$29
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
7:00 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
1:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Kaissara
$29USD
10:30 AM5:00 PM
$28
Terminal Rodoviário do TietêAvenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
10:30 AM
Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê
5:00 PM
Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1
Expresso do Sul
$28USD

Bus São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro: Trip Overview

94
Daily Buses
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Departure Time
$40
Average Price
Average Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for São Paulo - Rio de Janeiro

4.0 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (57)


Dale William H.January 10, 2019 | Staff: 5 | 

Good would highly recommend

Miha P.December 30, 2018 | Staff: 5 | 

Helpfull and nice staff

Eyal B.December 26, 2018 | Staff: 3 | 

Very good facilities and quite drive, but the staff reaky dont know how to communicate in English.

Michelle M.December 25, 2018 | Staff: 4 | 

Comfortable seats.

Kerry B.December 14, 2018 | Staff: 5 | 

Electronic response from Maria was right away and helpful when I had trouble booking

Flavia C.December 5, 2018 | Staff: 5 | 

Great seats wifi, pissible to charge your phone and sage driver

Katherine B.November 16, 2018 | Staff: 4 | 

An absolutely wonderful service.

João Paulo B.November 8, 2018 | Staff: 1 | 

Eu não sou João Paulo e não comprei passagem

Antoine S.November 6, 2018 | Staff: 5 | 

Smelly bus

Joel N.November 6, 2018 | Staff: 4 | 

Nice stuff and good buses! Some improvement with arriving schedules needed.

Francesco R.October 29, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Friendly and helpful staff, good driver and quite comfortable bus. Highly recommendable.

Remy G.October 27, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

The bus was very comfortable and the staff lovely the one thing I would regret is the voucher that we need to get at the station, I would have preferred a digital check in or to directly print my reservation. Apart from that the trip was smooth, good wifi and we arrived at destination safely.

Seeta T.October 23, 2018 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 4 | 

Comfortable bus with spacious seats and USB charging ports. The bus did arrive late than the scheduled time and we weren’t made aware

Olga Alejandra F.October 11, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Very very happy with the staff, and how contable was the bus!

Carlos B.September 23, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 3 | 

Lacked considerations to non-spanish/portuguese speaking passengers

Michal B.September 10, 2018 | Timeliness: 1 | Staff: 4 | 

1.5 hour late on 6 hours trip

Luis Alejandro G.August 17, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 5 | 

Very comfortable trip, sometimes the Wi-Fi didn't work but I guess it was due to crossing states.

Benjamin H.August 1, 2018 | Timeliness: 3 | Staff: 5 | 

- clean bus, pretty comfortable - no WiFi that we could find - big monitor right in front but was blank entire time

Petrus D.May 15, 2018 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 5 | 

Quite cramped and wifi was uo and down. Overall comfortable, but we arrived 1 hour later than the time indicated on the Busbud website

Louise E.February 23, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 4 | 

the driver drove very fast and a bit erratic! although we did arrive early so I'm not complaining! the bus was quite uncomfortable but it was only 6 hours long - but we stopped for a long break in this time too!? no food was available on board but then it was a short journey. it was freezing cold on board too

Bradley C.February 5, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 5 | 

The Lady Barbara at the Kiosk in São Paulo was very helpful. Due to unforeseen Circumstances we ran late for our a departure time. Upon getting to the terminal we were stressed beyond measure. Barbara got us on the next available bus after explaining there will be additional cost for the change. With her calm nature she assisted us and made sure we need to be where we are supposed to be with no Hassles.

Samuel G.February 4, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 4 | 

Very good travel

Lawrence W.January 25, 2018 | Timeliness: 3 | Staff: 4 | 

Nice bus and was very comfortable. The check in was smooth even though I don’t speak Portuguese. The ride was good but we arrived over an hour passed our scheduled arrival time.

Frank B.January 9, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 3 | 

Los buses no son del todo cómodos

Beatriz C.January 9, 2018 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 2 | 

7 hours in a bus with no wifi. 7 horas de viagem sem wifi. Foi um pesadelo. O wifi nao estava funcionando

Juan M.December 11, 2017 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 1 | 

I purchased a leito ticket for $98 then wanted to change it to a sooner bus and I was charged $23 extra to keep the leito. When I arrived to the bus, it was a semileito seat and was too late to change it now.

Rodrigo B.November 30, 2017 | Timeliness: 1 | Staff: 1 | 

They cancelled my trip and never noticed me

Marouane H.November 16, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 5 | 

It’s my first time traveling by bu in Brazil and it was a good experience, Autoviacao 1001 is nice and confortable even I was in Economic class ! Good A/C , clean WC , and also they offer Free wifi ! But the problem the crew doesn’t speak English because of that I didn’t get the WiFi password ! Totally it was an amazing experience

Chris O.November 15, 2017 | Staff: 4 | 

Good, but missed the WiFi

Emmet O.September 25, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 5 | 

One of the best bus journeys from my 2 months travelling South America. Very comfortable spacious bus.

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Buses

Busbud helps you find a bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro. Get the best fare and schedule, book a round trip ticket or find buses with WiFi and electrical outlets.

We make it our job to connect you with the most dependable bus companies that cover bus service from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

Whether it is cheap bus tickets or more luxurious buses going to Rio de Janeiro from São Paulo, we help you find what you're looking for based on how much of a budget you have.

Bus Companies

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro buses are provided by Autoviação 1001, Catarinense, Kaissara, Expresso Brasileiro and Expresso do Sul.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from São Paulo, the trip starts at Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê, Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda, Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara, R. Treze de Maio, Congonhas-São Paulo Airport (CGH), São Paulo or Praça do Patriarca 78.

In Rio de Janeiro, your bus travel ends at Avenida Francisco Bicalho, 1, Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG), Av. Pedro Calmon, 102 or Terminal Padre Henrique Otte.

Daily Buses94
Departure Time12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Average Price
$40
Average Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteAutoviação 1001, Catarinense, Kaissara, Expresso Brasileiro, Expresso do Sul

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 travelers 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!

Will you be returning to São Paulo by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo.

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