There are 4 ways to get from Manaus to São Luís by plane, ferry, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Manaus (MAO) to Sao Luiz (SLZ) MAO - SLZ

$97 - $257

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manaus to Oriximiná
  2. Take the ferry from Oriximiná to Santarem
  3. Take the bus from Santarém to Altamira
  4. Take the bus from Altamira to Araguaina
  5. Take the bus from Araguaina to Açailândia
  6. Take the train from Açailandia to São Luis

$199 - $413

Ferry, bus via Santarem  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manaus to Oriximiná
  2. Take the ferry from Oriximiná to Santarem
  3. Take the ferry from Santarem to Belém
  4. Take the bus from Belem to Sao Luis

Ferry, bus  •  4 days 8 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manaus to Belém
  2. Take the bus from Belém to Miranda do Norte
  3. Take the bus from Miranda do Norte to São Luís

$151 - $173

What companies run services between Manaus, Brazil and São Luís, Brazil?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Brasil and two other airlines fly from Manaus to São Luís every 3 hours.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Belem
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Porto Velho, Brasilia
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Brasilia, Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
LATAM Brasil
Website
latam.com
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Brasilia, Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Manaus to Sao Luiz via Brasilia, Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Train operators
Trem da Vale
Phone
0800 285 7000
Website
tremdavale.org
Train from Açailandia to São Luis
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
tremdepassageiros.vale.com
Book at
tremdepassageiros.vale.com
Economic
$13 - $19
Executive
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Real Maia
Phone
+55 (62) 99931 9109
Website
realmaia.com.br
Bus from Altamira to Araguaina
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
realmaia.com.br
Conventional
$35 - $75
First class
$40 - $55
Bus from Araguaina to Açailândia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
realmaia.com.br
Book at
realmaia.com.br
Conventional
$30 - $70
First class
$21 - $29
Rapido Marajo
Phone
+55 3229-1797
Website
rodoviariadegoiania.com
Bus from Araguaina to Açailândia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
busbud.com
Book at
busbud.com
Bus from Belém to São Luís
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37 - $41
Schedules at
busbud.com
Book at
busbud.com
Bus from Belém to Miranda do Norte
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
busbud.com
Book at
busbud.com
Satélite Norte
Phone
0800 707 3838 / +55 61 3573-4422
Email
contato@satelitenorte.com.br
Website
satelitenorte.com.br
Bus from Araguaina to Açailândia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
satelitenorte.com.br
Book at
satelitenorte.com.br
Açailandia
Ferry operators
Tapajós Expresso Hidroviário
AR Transportes
Phone
+55 91 3224-1225
Website
artransporte.com.br
Ferry from Santarem to Belém
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
artransporte.com.br
Ferry from Manaus to Belém
Ave. Duration
3 days 18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
artransporte.com.br

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manaus to São Luís?

The distance between Manaus and São Luís is 1747 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manaus to São Luís?

The cheapest way to get from Manaus to São Luís is to fly which costs R$ 330 - R$ 900 and takes 7 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Manaus to São Luís?

The quickest way to get from Manaus to São Luís is to fly which takes 7 h and costs R$ 330 - R$ 900.

How long does it take to get from Manaus to São Luís?

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Manaus to São Luís, including transfers.