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There are 8 ways to get from São Paulo to Italy by plane 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.

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  16h 36m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) GRU - LIN

€190 - €612

7 alternative options

Fly to Rome  •  15h 2m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rome (FCO) GRU - FCO

€196 - €594

Fly to Florence  •  16h 19m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Florence (FLR) GRU - FLR

€231 - €711

Fly to Bologna  •  16h 7m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Bologna (BLQ) GRU - BLQ

€215 - €635

Fly to Naples  •  17h 56m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Naples (NAP) GRU - NAP

€510 - €911

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  15h 47m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GRU - MXP

€210 - €475

Fly to Zurich, train  •  18h 24m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Zurich (ZRH) GRU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale

€287 - €507

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  17h 12m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) GRU - CIA

€252 - €1913

Sao Paulo (GRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) flights

The flight time between Sao Paulo (GRU) and Milan Linate (LIN) is around 17h 54m and covers a distance of around 9505 km. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 25m. Services are operated by Alitalia, Lufthansa, Iberia and others. Typically 110 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
17h 54m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 25m
Flight distance:
9505 km
Flights per week:
110
Cheapest price:
€195
Carbon emissions:
1927 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
14:05
Last flight departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sao Paulo (GRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) flight schedules

Brazil → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Brazil

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Brazil

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Brazil
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Brazil

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Italy from Brazil is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Italy is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Italy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Italy is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Brazil from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Italy is to fly which costs R$ 1200 - R$ 4100 and takes 16h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from São Paulo to Italy is to fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 1200 - R$ 4000 and takes 15h 2m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Italy is 9538 km.

It takes approximately 16h 36m to get from São Paulo to Italy, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 35m and has one stopover.

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Italy is 5h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 3:17 PM in São Paulo and 8:17 PM in Italy.

LATAM Chile, Lufthansa, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Italy.
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  • Distance: 9538.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 36m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Italy?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from São Paulo to Milan hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€390 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€550 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Madrid, Santander
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Paris CDG, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Lisbon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Paris CDG, Marseille
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome Ciampino via Porto, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €3200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Rome, Alghero
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Rome, Olbia
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €2800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Naples via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€550 - €1800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Sao Paulo to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€480 - €1100
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €850
Flights from Sao Paulo to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€370 - €600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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