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There are 8 ways to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) CGH - IGU

$94 - $416

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Bus NSA  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este São Paulo/Asunción

$44 - $72

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Fly from Sao Paulo  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) GRU - IGU

$82 - $408

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Aeroporto de Viracopos
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) VCP - IGU

$91 - $425

Bus Pluma  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Foz do Iguaçu

$60 - $66

Bus Brasil Sul  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sao Paulo - Barra Funda to Peabiru Sao Paulo
  2. Take the bus from Peabiru to Foz do Iguaçu

$58 - $94

Bus Auto Viação Catarinense  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Foz do Iguaçu Sp / ...

$53 - $129

Drive  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls 671.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls is to bus which costs R$ 160 - R$ 270 and takes 16 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls is to fly which costs R$ 340 - R$ 1600 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls. However, there are services departing from São Paulo – Tietê and arriving at Iguazu Falls via Foz do Iguaçu and Puerto Iguazú. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

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The distance between São Paulo and Iguazu Falls is 824 km. The road distance is 1074.8 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 34 min and costs R$ 220 - R$ 250.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Pluma, depart from São Paulo – Tietê station.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs R$ 340 - R$ 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 160 - R$ 270 and takes 16 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport to Foz do Iguacu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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São Paulo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Pluma, arrive at Foz do Iguaçu station.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls.
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  • Distance: 515.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Iguazu Falls, Argentina?

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul fly from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls 5 times a day. Alternatively, NSA operates a bus from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 15 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Foz do Iguacu via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Foz do Iguacu via Curitiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Bus operators
VB Transportes
Phone
+55 19 3733-5000
Email
sac@vbtransportes.com.br
Website
vbtransportes.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Aeroporto de Viracopos
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
aeroportoviracopos.net
Book at
vbtransportes.com.br
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Convencional
$45 - $65
Pluma
Phone
08000 950 836
Email
sac@pluma.com.br
Website
pluma.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
pluma.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Foz do Iguaçu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
pluma.com.br
Brasil Sul
Website
brasilsul.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo - Barra Funda to Peabiru
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
brasilsul.com.br
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Foz do Iguaçu
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Book at
vendas.jcaholding.com.br
Convencional
$50 - $75
Semi Leito
$55 - $75
Leito
$85 - $120

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More Questions & Answers

Iguazu Falls is 1 h behind São Paulo. It is currently 4:10 AM in São Paulo and 3:10 AM in Iguazu Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Iguazu Falls is 1075 km. It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to drive from São Paulo to Iguazu Falls.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul offer flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport to Foz do Iguacu Airport.

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There are 614+ hotels available in Iguazu Falls. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport is to night bus which takes 18 min and costs R$ 4.

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