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There are 4 ways to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Santa Cruz (VVI)

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Bus, train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz

Drive

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Sao Paulo (GRU) to Santa Cruz (VVI) flights

The flight time between Sao Paulo (GRU) and Santa Cruz (VVI) is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 1848 km. Services are operated by Boliviana de Aviación and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Typically 15 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Planes
2h 56m Average Duration
$126 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bolivia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Bolivia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Bolivia.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Bolivia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Domestic travel is restricted within Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Brazil. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Brazil, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz is to bus and train, which costs R$ 390 - R$ 650 and takes 35h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz is to fly which costs R$ 800 - R$ 2900 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Santa Cruz is 1694 km. The road distance is 2078.3 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus which takes 32h 4m and costs R$ 520 - R$ 540.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs R$ 800 - R$ 2900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 520 - R$ 540 and takes 32h 4m.

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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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Santa Cruz is 1h behind São Paulo. It is currently 11:52 AM in São Paulo and 10:52 AM in Santa Cruz.

Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Santa Cruz is 2078 km. It takes approximately 25h 50m to drive from São Paulo to Santa Cruz.

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

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 1694.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

Boliviana de Aviación and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from São Paulo to Warnes twice daily. Alternatively, La Preferida Bus operates a bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz once daily. Tickets cost $95 and the journey takes 32h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
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
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
32h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Andorinha
Phone
+55 65 3621-3422 / 0800 704 8780
Email
andorinha@andorinha.com
Website
andorinha.com
Bus from São Paulo Barra Funda Bus Station to Corumbá bus Station
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
andorinha.com

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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$ 35 - R$ 270.

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