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There are 7 ways to get from São Paulo to Samaipata by plane, bus, car, train or taxi

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Fly Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz, bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Santa Cruz (VVI) GRU - VVI
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata

$118 - $509

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Bus  •  39h 51m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz Via Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata Santa Cruz / ...

$98 - $107

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Fly Sao Paulo to Sucre, drive  •  13h 38m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Sucre (SRE) GRU - SRE
  2. Drive from Sucre to Samaipata

$122 - $206

Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz, bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Santa Cruz (VVI) CGH - VVI
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata

$339 - $920

Fly Sao Paulo to Cochabamba, bus  •  14h 24m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Cochabamba (CBB) GRU - CBB
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata

$169 - $459

Bus, train, taxi  •  39h 32m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Corumbá
  2. Take the train from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
  3. Take a taxi from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata

$194 - $283

Drive  •  27h 34m

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Samaipata 2199.9 km

$230 - $340

São Paulo to Samaipata by bus

The bus journey time between São Paulo and Samaipata is around 45h 30m and covers a distance of around 2199 km. The fastest bus normally takes 45h 30m. Operated by La Preferida Bus, Flota Bolivar and Trans Pojo, the São Paulo to Samaipata bus service departs from São Paulo - Barra Funda and arrives in Samaipata. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
45h 30m
Fastest bus time:
45h 30m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$98
Carbon emissions:
274 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:00
Last bus departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

São Paulo to Samaipata bus schedules

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Last updated: June 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Samaipata is to bus which costs R$ 530 - R$ 590 and takes 39h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Samaipata is to fly and bus which costs R$ 600 - R$ 2800 and takes 10h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Samaipata. However, there are services departing from São Paulo - Barra Funda and arriving at Samaipata via Santa Cruz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 51m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Samaipata is 1886 km. The road distance is 2199.9 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Samaipata without a car is to bus which takes 39h 51m and costs R$ 530 - R$ 590.

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It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from São Paulo to Samaipata, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Samaipata bus services, operated by La Preferida Bus, depart from São Paulo - Barra Funda station.

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The quickest flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Santa Cruz Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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São Paulo to Samaipata bus services, operated by Flota Bolivar, arrive at Samaipata station.

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Samaipata is 1h behind São Paulo. It is currently 1:01 PM in São Paulo and 12:01 PM in Samaipata.

Map of how to get from São Paulo to Samaipata.
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  • Distance: 1886.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 59m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Samaipata, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from São Paulo to Samaipata via Santa Cruz in around 39h 51m.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Navegantes, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $460
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Vitoria, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Campo Grande, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Joao Pessoa, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Navegantes, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Salvador, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Recife, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Goiania, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Vitoria, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Florianopolis, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Santa Cruz via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Train operators
Ferroviaria Oriental S.A
Phone
(+591) 3 3387000
Website
fo.com.bo
Train from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
fo.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Mixto
$8
Expreso Oriental
$12 - $16
Ferrobús
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
$3 - $4
Semicama
$5 - $7
Cama
$4 - $5
Trans Pojo
Phone
+591 4 4616072
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Andorinha
Phone
+55 65 3621-3422 / 0800 704 8780
Email
andorinha@andorinha.com
Website
andorinha.com
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Corumbá
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
La Preferida Bus
Phone
+591- 3-3647160
Email
atencionalcliente@lapreferidabus.com.bo
Website
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Smartaxi
Phone
+591 3 3257222
Website
smartaxi.com.bo
Radio Movil Vallegrande
Phone
+591 3 3526162
Website
radiomovilvallegrande.com
Radio Movil Vallegrande
Phone
+591 3 3526162
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Alo Taxi
Phone
+591 3 3405858
Website
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Samaipata is 2200 km. It takes approximately 27h 34m to drive from São Paulo to Samaipata.

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Amaszonas, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Samaipata. Prices start at $100 USD 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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