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Travelers usually depart from São Paulo–Guarulhos International, São Paulo–Congonhas, or Viracopos International when they travel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro. Book your trip to arrive at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Santos Dumont. The distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is 336 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Airlines, and Azul. São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, Governador Island, Cristo Redentor, and Ipanema Beach.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes
AzulAZUADYes

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is 336 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul, LATAM Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from São Paulo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as São Paulo and London, Dublin, Salvador, Buenos Aires, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguaçu, Santiago de Chile, Brasília, Recife, Lima, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Bogotá, Porto Alegre, Uberlândia, Londrina, Porto Seguro, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Ribeirão Preto, Manaus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and London, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Montevideo, Salvador, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Bangkok, Cusco, Curitiba, Calama, Brasília, Florianópolis, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Porto Seguro.
Which airports are there in São Paulo?
São Paulo is mainly served by São Paulo–Guarulhos International. But there are other airports nearby, including São Paulo–Congonhas, Viracopos International.
What airports are near São Paulo?
The main airport in São Paulo is São Paulo–Guarulhos International. It is also served by Aeroporto Internacional de São José dos Campos.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. It is also served by Cabo Frio International, Zona da Mata Regional.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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