There are 4 ways to get from Natal to João Pessoa by bus, train or car

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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Natal to Santa Rita
  2. Take the train from Santa Rita to Mandacaru

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus Viacao Nordeste  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Natal to João Pessoa Natal

$8 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus Gontijo  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Parnamirin to João Pessoa Natal

$10 - $15

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Natal to João Pessoa 113.2 miles

$19 - $28

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Natal and arriving at João Pessoa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Natal and João Pessoa is 152 km. The road distance is 181.1 km.

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The best way to get from Natal to João Pessoa without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Natal to João Pessoa, including transfers.

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Natal to João Pessoa bus services, operated by Viacao Nordeste, depart from Natal station.

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Natal to João Pessoa bus services, operated by Viacao Nordeste, arrive at João Pessoa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Natal to João Pessoa is 181 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Natal to João Pessoa.

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There are 588+ hotels available in João Pessoa. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Natal to João Pessoa.
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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Natal, Brazil and João Pessoa, Brazil?

Viacao Nordeste operates a bus from Natal to João Pessoa 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Progresso
Phone
+55 81 2121-9000
Website
progressoonline.com.br
Bus from Natal to Santa Rita
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Bus from Natal to João Pessoa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 00 44
Website
clickbus.com.br
Bus from Natal to João Pessoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Parnamirin to João Pessoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
gontijo.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br

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