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Cheap Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, BR, Brazil - RIO to SAO

Popular flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Avianca Brazil
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 BRL447
May 28, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 BRL447
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 BRL447
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 BRL447
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 BRL447
Azul Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 19, 2016 BRL210
May 18, 2016 May 19, 2016 BRL210
May 20, 2016 May 21, 2016 BRL210
GOL Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 BRL925
TAM Linhas Aereas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 BRL241
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 16, 2016 BRL241
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 BRL241
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 BRL241
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 BRL241

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo (RIO to SAO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be BRL231.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo (RIO to SAO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days BRL623 BRL612
7-14 days BRL330 BRL217
14-21 days BRL327 BRL210
21-30 days BRL258 BRL327
30-60 days BRL245 BRL279
60-90 days BRL241 BRL337
90+ days BRL241 BRL214

Cheapest Day To Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
BRL241 BRL217 BRL210 BRL241 BRL210 BRL245 BRL258

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo Azul 5/18/16 5/19/16 1 BRL210
June Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo Azul 6/28/16 6/29/16 2 BRL231
July Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo TAM 7/7/16 7/10/16 0 BRL241
August Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo Azul 8/17/16 8/18/16 1 BRL214
September Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo TAM 9/6/16 9/22/16 0 BRL245
October Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo TAM 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 BRL241
November Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo TAM 11/2/16 11/5/16 0 BRL245
December Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo TAM 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 BRL245

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
BRL695
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
BRL695 BRL485
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
BRL485 BRL327
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
BRL327 BRL296
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
BRL296 BRL262
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
BRL262

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo (RIO to SAO)

Your Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is BRL526.

The average price for non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is BRL478.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Nonstop Flight Details from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Azul 24 24 24 22 24 13 16 06:05 21:20
GOL 42 39 39 42 43 28 36 06:20 21:05
TAM 36 37 38 37 38 24 32 05:05 21:30
Avianca Brazil 15 16 15 16 15 15 13 06:40 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo (RIO to SAO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is BRL159.

The average price for round trip flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is BRL464.

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?
Answer: The average Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo flight time is an hour and 4 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo?
Answer: The distance from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is 336 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?
Answer: There are 751 direct flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo?
Answer: GOL Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Rio de Janeiro - RIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Rio de Janeiro to Curitiba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL214
Rio de Janeiro to Belo Horizonte Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL275
Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL241
Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL296
Rio de Janeiro to Iguazu Falls Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL210
Rio de Janeiro to Ribeirao Preto Azul, GOL, TAM BRL227
Rio de Janeiro to Porto Alegre Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL317
Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL251
Rio de Janeiro to Navegantes Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL385
Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL234
Rio de Janeiro to Joinville Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL279
Rio de Janeiro to Londrina Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL471
Rio de Janeiro to Campo Grande Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL365
Rio de Janeiro to Cuiaba Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL368
Rio de Janeiro to Uberlandia Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL313
Rio de Janeiro to Goiania Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL365
Rio de Janeiro to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto Azul, TAM BRL403
Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL519
Rio de Janeiro to Uberaba Azul Check Dates
Rio de Janeiro to Maringa Azul, GOL, Avianca Brazil BRL581
Rio de Janeiro to Fortaleza Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL695
Rio de Janeiro to Manaus Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL220
Rio de Janeiro to Ilheus Azul, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL602

Cheap International Flights from Rio de Janeiro - RIO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires LAN Argentina, Azul, Argentinas, Emirates, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL681
Rio de Janeiro to Iguazu LAN Argentina, Azul, Argentinas, GOL, TAM, Avianca Brazil BRL1,444
Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo Azul, GOL, TAM BRL674
Rio de Janeiro to Asuncion Azul, GOL, TAM, TAM* BRL609
Rio de Janeiro to Santiago GOL, Sky Airline, TAM, LAN, Avianca Brazil BRL808
Rio de Janeiro to Lima GOL, TAM, LAN Peru, Avianca Brazil, Taca Peru BRL1,118
Rio de Janeiro to Ciudad del Este GOL, TAM, TAM* BRL578
Cheap Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo, BR, Brazil, from BRL61 Round trip from RIO to SAO