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There are 10 ways to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca by bus, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Campo Grande  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo to Campo Grande

R$ 215 - R$ 310

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 59 - R$ 193

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Bus #2  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 123 - R$ 170

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca 450.3 km

R$ 260 - R$ 380

Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Metrô Rio, line 22 bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) CGH - SDU
  2. Take the Metrô Rio from General Osorio to Jardim Oceânico
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Jardim Oceânico to Terminal Alvorada - Plataforma 2

R$ 106 - R$ 718

Fly Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Metrô Rio, line 22 bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) GRU - SDU
  2. Take the Metrô Rio from General Osorio to Jardim Oceânico
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Jardim Oceânico to Terminal Alvorada - Plataforma 2

R$ 169 - R$ 1021

Fly Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) GRU - GIG

R$ 183 - R$ 878

Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) CGH - GIG

R$ 230 - R$ 1925

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Eldorado Shopping Mall to Viracopos Airport
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) VCP - SDU

R$ 146 - R$ 1398

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Eldorado Shopping Mall to Viracopos Airport
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) VCP - GIG

R$ 300 - R$ 1205

São Paulo → Barra da Tijuca
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barra da Tijuca is 136.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barra da Tijuca is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Barra da Tijuca is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 7 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca is to bus which costs R$ 55 - R$ 200 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca is to fly and Metrô Rio and line 22 bus which costs R$ 160 - R$ 1100 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca. However, there are services departing from São Paulo and arriving at Terminal Alvorada - Plataforma 3 via Rua General Luis Mendes de Morais, próximo a Rodoviária Novo Rio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 53m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Barra da Tijuca is 340 km. The road distance is 450.3 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca without a car is to bus via Campo Grande which takes 6h 5m and costs R$ 210 - R$ 310.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, depart from São Paulo station.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca is to bus via Campo Grande which takes 6h 5m and costs R$ 210 - R$ 310. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs R$ 180 - R$ 900 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca.
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  • Distance: 339.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Barra da Tijuca, Brazil?

1001 operates a bus from São Paulo to Campo Grande 3 times a day. Tickets cost R$ 100 - R$ 170 and the journey takes 5h 29m. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca every 4 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 140 - R$ 1500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 1600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 1700
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 220 - R$ 1400
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 130 - R$ 1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 160 - R$ 1500
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 220 - R$ 1400
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 1100
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 1000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 2100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 170 - R$ 1300
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 210 - R$ 1900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 150 - R$ 900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 3200
Train operators
Metro Rio
Phone
0800 595 1111
Website
metrorio.com.br
Subway from General Osorio to Jardim Oceânico
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4 - R$ 5
Schedules at
metrorio.com.br
Bus operators
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from São Paulo to Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 100 - R$ 170
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 100 - R$ 150
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 130 - R$ 170
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 110 - R$ 190
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 110 - R$ 160
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 140 - R$ 190
Brasileiro
Website
expressobrasileiro.com
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 102
Book at
Expresso Brasileiro
Kaissara
Phone
0800 723 2121 / 0800 726 0246
Email
faleconosco@kaissara.com.br
Website
kaissara.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50
Book at
Kaissara
BRT Rio
Phone
0800 886 1000
Website
brtrio.com
Bus from Jardim Oceânico to Terminal Alvorada - Plataforma 2
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R$ 4
Schedules at
brtrio.com
Azul
Phone
+55 4003 1118 / 0800 887 1118
Email
facebook@voeazul.com.br
Website
voeazul.com.br
Bus from Eldorado Shopping Mall to Viracopos Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 0 - R$ 430
Schedules at
voeazul.com.br
Private
R$ 310 - R$ 430

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca is 450 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from São Paulo to Barra da Tijuca.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul and LATAM Chile offer flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 1157+ hotels available in Barra da Tijuca. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs R$ 5.

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