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Cheap Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeRIO
Destination Airport IATA codeSAO
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time1 hour 7 mins

Helpful Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo (RIO - SAO) Flight Information

Traveling From Rio de Janeiro
Origin Airport IATA Code RIO
Traveling To Sao Paulo
Destination Airport IATA Code SAO
Number of Airlines Serving 14
Available Airlines
Distance 337 km
Direct Flight Time 0 55
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Is it possible to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo right now?

Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by checking the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all the most recent developments for your flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Is there a direct flight between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo?

Book a flight with LATAM Airlines or Gol Transportes Aéreos if you want to travel from SDU to CGH. Alternatively, you can fly from Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl. Airport (GRU) using air carriers like LATAM Airlines and Gol Transportes Aéreos.

How long is a direct flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?

Expect to be sitting for at least 1 hour and 5 minutes when flying between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. However, this trip of 230 miles takes an average of 1 hour and 5 minutes. In any event, you won't have to make a stopover, so you'll have more time for holidaying.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Sao Paulo due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Sao Paulo booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo flights?

As there are numerous ways to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, we thought you might be interested to know which routes are the most popular:

  • Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Sao Paulo Airport (CGH-Congonhas) - 127 flights per week
  • GIG to Sao Paulo Airport (CGH-Congonhas) - 85 flights per week
  • SDU to Guarulhos - Governor Andre Franco Montoro Intl. Airport (GRU) - 66 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?

Get your long-awaited break started on the right foot. With numerous airlines flying between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, you're bound to find one that will enable you to do just that among these top options:

  • Gol Transportes Aéreos with 759 flights every month.
  • LATAM Airlines with 577 flights every month.
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines with 395 flights every month.
  • TAP Air Portugal with 30 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?

A world of possibilities awaits you in Sao Paulo. Begin your adventure now by reserving a seat on one of the 18 flights which operate each day from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Azul Brazilian Airlines, LATAM Airlines or Gol Transportes Aéreos. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo  

Every day between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, 34 flights from 14 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Europa, Delta Air Lines, Gol, Aeromexico, SWISS, Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Iberia, TAP Air Portugal, Lufthansa, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 0hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 337 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo

Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo

5 out of 5
Avenida das Nacoes Unidas 13.301, Brooklin District, Sao Paulo, SP
The price is £98 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
Located in Brooklin Novo, this luxury hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Ibirapuera Park, Shopping Eldorado and Transamerica Expo Center. Paulista Avenue and Sao ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Gute Lage
"Nahe Metro-Station und Einkaufszentrum. Ruhiges Hotel mit toller Aussicht. Reichhaltiges Frühstücksbuffet. Sehr nettes Personal."

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2016

Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo
Sleep Inn Guarulhos

Sleep Inn Guarulhos

3 out of 5
The price is £28 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
Located in Taboão, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Adamastor Cultural Center, Parque Shopping Maia and Bosque Maia Park. IV Centenario Square and Só Marcas ...
1/5 (1 review)
schlechtester Service aller Zeiten
"Im Vorfeld wollten wir das Hotel kontaktieren um den Shuttle Service in Anspruch zu nehmen. Wir bekamen weder eine Antwort auf unser Email noch per Telefon. Dort wurden wir mehrmals abgewimmelt oder es konnte niemand Englisch. Wir kamen sehr spät um 24.00Uhr im Hotel an und wollten nur noch ins Bett. ..."

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2017

Sleep Inn Guarulhos
Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi

Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi

5 out of 5
Av. das Nacoes Unidas 12901, Torre Leste, Sao Paulo
The price is £91 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
Located in Brooklin Novo, this luxury hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Morumbi Shopping Mall, and within 3 mi (5 km) of JK Iguatemi Shopping Mall and Ibirapuera ...
Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi

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Hampton by Hilton Guarulhos Airport

Hampton by Hilton Guarulhos Airport

3 out of 5
Rua Pedro De Toledo, 1000, Guarulhos
The price is £36 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Taboão, this hotel is 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from Internacional Shopping Guarulhos, and within 16 mi (25 km) of Corinthians Arena and Expo Center North. ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Service et propreté impeccables ! Merci beaucoup ."

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2020

Hampton by Hilton Guarulhos Airport
Blue Tree Premium Faria Lima

Blue Tree Premium Faria Lima

3.5 out of 5
Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima 3989, Itaim Bibi, Sao Paulo, SP
The price is £37 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
Located in Vila Nova Conceicao, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Ibirapuera Park, and within 9 mi (15 km) of University of Sao Paulo and Transamerica Expo Center. ...
Blue Tree Premium Faria Lima
Sao Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel

Sao Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel

4.5 out of 5
The price is £79 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from Bosque Maia Park, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Parque Shopping Maia and Corinthians Arena. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"The location was chosen as it was close to the airport for an early departure. From this aspect the hotel was perfect."

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Sao Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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