Cheap Flight Deals From Sao Paulo (SAO) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO) Starting at $36

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Airfares from $36 One Way, $62 Round Trip from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Prices starting at $62 for return flights and $36 for one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Rio de Janeiro from Sao Paulo

Route Information for Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Origin Airport IATA Code SAO
Destination Airport IATA Code RIO
Distance 209 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, SWISS, Aeromexico, Gol, Ethiopian Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival 10:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:30AM UTC

Traveling to Rio de Janeiro

When you’re visiting Brazil, why stop at São Paulo? It’s simple to arrange flights from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro with São Paulo is a cosmopolitan city with influence that reaches far beyond Brazil, while Rio de Janeiro exudes a more relaxed vibe. Famous for its amazing beaches and vibrant atmosphere, Rio de Janeiro is the perfect destination to round out your trip.

Leaving Sao Paulo

When it’s time to leave São Paulo for Rio de Janeiro, you’ll most likely depart from Congonhas- São Paulo Airport. Located just five miles outside the city, this airport handles most of the area’s regional and domestic flights. A bus ride to the airport from any of the major hotels in the city costs $17.50 for a trip of up to two hours, while a taxi ride will cost $65. If you plan on driving, short-term parking is $4.50 per hour, and long-term parking costs $25.25 per day. Located about one mile from the airport, the Airport Park offers discount parking for $13.40 per day with shuttle service to the airport. The airport is home to several excellent restaurants, including Jardineira Grill for full meals and Café Havana for quick snacks.

Enjoying Rio de Janeiro

Your plane will land twelve miles north of downtown Rio de Janeiro at Galeão International Airport. Many hotels offer complimentary shuttle service for their guests, or you can use the urban transportation system to get around for a flat rate. If you’re familiar with the area, several car rental companies have counters inside the airport. If you’re unfamiliar with the area, you can opt for a taxi instead. Spend an entire day people watching and taking in the sun on Ipanema Beach. Explore the area’s history and culture at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil. Nature lovers will enjoy the Jardim Botânico, which features over eight thousand exotic plant species. Rio de Janeiro has a mild, temperate climate that holds few surprises, making packing for your trip simple. Summer temperatures rarely rise above the high 80s, while winter lows rarely drop below the low 70s.

São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

Though São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are only 219 miles apart geographically, they’re worlds apart in terms of culture, recreation, and ambiance. When you’re ready to enjoy the laidback charm of the city famous for Carnival, book your flight from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro with The website’s user-friendly tools can also help you find a hotel room, so you’ll have more time to enjoy your new adventure.

Frequently asked questions

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