Cheap flights from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

Flights starting at $181. Choose between LATAM Airlines, Azul, or Gol Transportes Aéreos to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Santos Dumont, or Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International when they travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Book your trip to arrive at São Paulo–Guarulhos International, Viracopos International, or São Paulo–Congonhas. The distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is 399 km. The most popular airlines for this route are LATAM Airlines, Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos, and Passaredo. Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes
AzulAZUADYes
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes
PassaredoPTB2ZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo?
The flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo is 399 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo?
Several carriers operate flights between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul, LATAM Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Lima, New York, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Curitiba, Montevideo, Recife, Denver, Tel Aviv, Miami, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Los Angeles, Brasília, Porto Seguro.
What are the most popular routes to and from São Paulo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as São Paulo and Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Florianópolis, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Asunción, Montevideo, Salvador, Brasília, Miami, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Goiânia, Recife, Vitória, Espírito Santo, New York, Mexico City.
Which airports are there in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is mainly served by Santos Dumont. But there are other airports nearby, including Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Santos Dumont. 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 Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo?
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