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Airfares from $52 One Way, $102 Round Trip from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

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More About Flying To Sao Paulo from Rio de Janeiro

Route Information for Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Origin Airport IATA Code RIO
Destination Airport IATA Code SAO
Distance 209 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, Air Europa, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, Gol, SWISS, Ethiopian Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival 7:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:15AM UTC

Finding Flights from Rio De Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from Rio de Janeiro to any domestic or international destination. The website searches different flight combinations to make sure you find a ticket with a low fare. The Rio de Janeiro International Airport is located at 20 de Janeiro Avenue, approximately nine miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nineteen different airlines service the airport including Delta, Air France, American Airlines and US Airways.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot for passengers who want to leave their car at the airport while they travel. Parking in the lot costs $24.89 for days one through three, $19.91 for days four through six, $17.42 for days seven through nine and $14.93 for each additional day after the ninth day. You can also take a taxi to the airport. The cab fare from Rio de Janeiro to the airport ranges from $20 to $30 depending on the cab company you use and the time of day you need transportation. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, use Orbitz.com to make your reservations.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a meal before your flight, the airport has several options available. Moiselle Restaurant, Rei do Mate and Air Point are located in Terminal 1. Spoleto, Pastello and Bob's are located in Terminal 2. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Rio de Janeiro, you can save money by purchasing the services you need in discount packages. This way, you'll have plenty of extra cash to have a meal before your flight.

Airports in Sao Paulo, SP

When looking for flights to Sao Paulo, Orbitz.com is a great place to start. There, you can find information on booking flights from Sao Paulo's main airport, Guarulhos International Airport. Not only does this airport offer excellent accommodations for travelers, but it also is host to several major airlines, including American Airlines, Air Canada, AeroMexico, and Delta. The airport is located 25 km, or 15.53 miles, from central Sao Paulo.

Transportation for Travelers

There are numerous ways to get from the airport to other regions of the city, including taxi services, public transportation, and car rentals. Orbitz.com makes renting a car easy and convenient, since you can compare several car rental companies at once. You can also book rentals online, often at a discount.

Weather in Sao Paulo, SP

The overall climate in Sao Paulo is considered subtropical, with temperatures never dropping below around 75 F. Temperatures peak around February with highs in the mid-80s. Sao Paulo is also wet and humid much of the year, with the rainiest months being January and February when levels reach an average of 9.4 inches per month. The mid-summer months see the least rain, with under 2 inches of rain per month in July and August. Travelers to the region can plan to wear summer gear year-round. Umbrellas and rain coats may also be helpful for those arriving during the rainy season.

Activities in Sao Paulo, SP

Tourists and domestic travelers alike can find much to do in Sao Paulo. While there is plenty for the modern traveler to enjoy, Sao Paulo is also steeped in history, and it boasts some of the world's best museums. Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is one such example, and it features modern art exhibits combined with elements of movie and theater. For those who want a little more excitement, Sao Paulo has a bustling nightlife and many fine restaurants, such as Piola, a pizzeria with authentic Italian pizza. Add this to the beautiful scenery, and it's not hard to understand why tourists catch flights to Sao Paulo, SP, year-round.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo now?
If you’re puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?
You’re in luck — you’ll find 3 airlines which fly nonstop between Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and Sao Paulo (CGH-Congonhas). Here are some of the best:

  • LATAM Airlines
  • Gol Transportes Aéreos
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?
It can take as little as 1 hour to get from SDU to Congonhas Airport (CGH). Settle in and enjoy the ride, because you’ll be disembarking in a heartbeat.
What airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo most frequently?
There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Congonhas Airport (CGH), including LATAM Airlines (LA). Popular with travelers, it operates 373 flights on this route each month. Also consider the great deals from Gol Transportes Aéreos (G3). Offering 364 monthly flights between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, they’ll make sure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Sao Paulo?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sao Paulo have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Sao Paulo with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sao Paulo without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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