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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

5:00 PM11:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14
2:00 AM8:30 AM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Viação 1001
$16
5:00 PM11:30 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:30 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$16
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
12:15 PM6:45 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
12:15 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
6:45 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso Brasileiro
$16
5:00 PM11:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

9:00 AM3:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
12:59 PM7:35 PM
$18
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Campo Grande
12:59 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
7:35 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Campo Grande
Viação 1001
$18
5:00 PM11:30 PM
$21
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:30 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$21
2:00 PM8:30 PM
$21
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso Brasileiro
$21
9:00 AM3:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14

Cheap buses leaving Thursday

One passenger / one way

9:00 AM3:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14
2:00 AM8:30 AM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Viação 1001
$16
10:30 AM5:00 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
5:00 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$16
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
8:59 AM3:29 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
8:59 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:29 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso Brasileiro
$16
9:00 AM3:10 PM
$14
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$14

Cheap buses leaving Friday

One passenger / one way

5:00 PM11:10 PM
$4
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$4
9:00 AM2:20 PM
$14
São Paulo - Aeroporto de CongonhasRio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Aeroporto de Congonhas
2:20 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BlaBlaCar
$14
2:00 AM8:30 AM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Viação 1001
$16
10:30 AM5:00 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
5:00 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$16
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
5:00 PM11:10 PM
$4
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
5:00 PM
São Paulo - Tietê
11:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$4

Cheap buses leaving Saturday

One passenger / one way

1:30 AM9:05 AM
$10
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
1:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
9:05 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$10
2:00 AM8:30 AM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Viação 1001
$16
10:30 AM5:00 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
5:00 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$16
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
8:59 AM3:29 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
8:59 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:29 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso Brasileiro
$16
1:30 AM9:05 AM
$10
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
1:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
9:05 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$10

Cheap buses leaving Sunday

One passenger / one way

9:00 AM3:10 PM
$13
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$13
2:00 AM8:30 AM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
2:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
8:30 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Viação 1001
$16
10:30 AM5:00 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:30 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
5:00 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso do Sul
$16
10:50 PM4:50 AM
$16
São Paulo - Barra FundaRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
10:50 PM
São Paulo - Barra Funda
4:50 AM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Catarinense
$16
8:59 AM3:29 PM
$16
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
8:59 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:29 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Expresso Brasileiro
$16
9:00 AM3:10 PM
$13
São Paulo - TietêRio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
9:00 AM
São Paulo - Tietê
3:10 PM
Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Kaissara
$13

Trip Reviews for São Paulo - Rio de Janeiro

4.1 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (100)


Adebayo O.March 4, 2020 | 

journey was nice but the bus was cold

Teboho N.March 2, 2020 | 

Comfortable trip

Toyoko K.February 23, 2020 | 

It was okay. No big problem.

Anna B.February 22, 2020 | 

Bus arrived 40mins late at São Paulo to pick us up and then arrived at Rio bus station 3hours later and would not let passengers off midway when people walking was quicker

Alexandria H.February 21, 2020 | 

Bus showed up on time, but didn't leave for some reason until long after everyone was settled. Then we were about five hours late to our destination. Almost double the estimated trip time. When we arrived we were told to take a different bus than the one our hostel recommended because it was late and the other one was unsafe at that time of night. Made the trip a lot more of a hassle for us. Also the A/C was very weak.

Anilkumar N.February 20, 2020 | 

Washroom dirty and no water. Toilet dirty. No announcements in english. No announcement of the stop for meal etc

Annemarie G.February 18, 2020 | 

Best bus driver ever, super helpful and explained about Rio a lot. The bus was also extremely comfortable, good temperature, and a nice lunch spot during the trip.

Sylvestre A.February 18, 2020 | 

Amazing ride with nice driver. The bus was very very comfortable

Hanna R.February 16, 2020 | 

Very nice staff on the bus, helpful, Friendly, speaking English, we were able to sleep, everything very good

Christopher John D.January 2, 2020 | 

Excellent service. The windows service to exchange voucher was quick and easy. Friendly staff.

Mubbashar H.December 27, 2019 | 

Excellent service and driver was on time . He drove pretty safely and gave us time for wash room and lunch break

David R.November 30, 2019 | 

Great service. A bit delayed by traffic but really comfortable journey, free water, clean toilet and a lunch stop along the way. Couldn't of been a better experience

Keir H.November 30, 2019 | 

Compared to other bus companies in Brasil I would not say these are the best.

Emin O.November 12, 2019 | 

Very nice and comfortable journey with brand new bus. Price is also good on promotions.

Claire W.October 21, 2019 | 

Very nice Cama service!

Youngcheol K.October 8, 2019 | 

air-con was too cold and didn,t bring water

Dilini W.September 16, 2019 | 

Easy to book, find tickets, staff were friendly and bus was very comfortable. Bus left and arrived on time. Would recommend the service.

Tomas B.September 11, 2019 | 

Good staff, some of my stuff got stolen on the bus so even at stops be careful with your things

Andrea C.August 21, 2019 | 

Muy bueno. Todo bien

Wai Chi L.August 18, 2019 | 

Yes , the bus was late but that was offset by being a comfortable bus with big seating space , legroom and clean toilet . I also appreciated the ice water provided for free on the bus

Conan K.August 1, 2019 | 

Was an inexpensive way to travel and see the countryside. Was more comfortable than some of my recent flights!

Adrian D.July 28, 2019 | 

really great service, much better than I expected. highly recommend

Hetal S.July 26, 2019 | 

We were late because of traffic but fantastic job. Great seats, well driven, easy to follow instructions, very organized bus service.

Ilhaam S.July 26, 2019 | 

Really comfortable bus! I would use them again

Mark J.July 19, 2019 | 

Driver was charming

Rhiannon S.July 18, 2019 | 

It was a very comfortable bus ride. The seat was fantastic for a long ride.

Davan S.July 18, 2019 | 

Good. Nice clean bus

Mohamad E.July 15, 2019 | 

It was like 11 degrees Celsius outdoor and the AC on like 18 or 19C. All people were freezing during the whole trip

Anna W.July 12, 2019 | 

My bus ride was very comfortable and the staff was friendly and helpful! Thanks for a safe ride.

Giuseppe C.July 10, 2019 | 

No heating provider with a room temperature of 12 degrees.

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Buses

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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 Itapemirim, BlaBlaCar, Viação 1001, Catarinense, Kaissara, Expresso Brasileiro and Expresso do Sul.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from São Paulo, the trip starts at Tietê, Barra Funda, Jabaquara, R. Treze de Maio, Aeroporto de Congonhas, São Paulo or Praça do Patriarca.

In Rio de Janeiro, your bus travel ends at Novo Rio, Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim, Av. Pedro Calmon, Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil or Rodoviária.

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Route Map

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro Route Map

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.

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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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