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AIRPORTS

The city of São Paulo counts on three airports for commercial flights, besides Campo de Marte, in the North Side, for private executive flights and civil and military police operations.

International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos Governador André Franco Montoro/Cumbica

In the foreground plane seen from behind and, on the right, the front of an Alitalia aircraft, both parked in the airport courtyard. In the background, a TAM aircraft sits sideways and part of one of the terminals, surrounded by tall light poles, with the control tower above. In the distance, some mountains, all under a blue sky with many white clouds.

Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo. Foto: Jose Cordeiro/SPTuris.

It is the busiest airport in South America. It is located 25 kilometers from Downtown São Paulo.
An executive bus line connects it to São Paulo Airport/ Congonhas, Downtown and Paulista Avenue. Learn more about this service.

Address.:
Rodovia Helio Smidt, s/nº – Guarulhos – São Paulo
Tel.: (+55 11) 2445 2945.

São Paulo Airport / Congonhas

Aerial photography. In the foreground, TAM jet running down the runway. In the background, part of one of the terminals with 4 jets parked on the fingers.

Aeroporto de Congonhas – São Paulo (SP). Foto: Caio Pimenta/SPTuris.

It is only 8 kilometers away from Downtown São Paulo.
An executive bus line connects it to the São Paulo / Guarulhos International Airport Governador André Franco Montoro / Cumbica. Learn more about this service.

Address.:
Avenida Washington Luís, s/nº – Vila Congonhas – Zona Sul – São Paulo.
Tel.: (+55 11) 5090 9000.

International Airport of Campinas/Viracopos

It is located 18 kilometers from Downtown Campinas and 99 kilometers from São Paulo. The access to highway Santos Dumont, where the airport is located, can be made through Rodovia dos Bandeirantes or Via Anhanguera. The majority of the airline companies has shuttles to this airport.

Address.:
Rodovia Santos Dumont, km 66 – Campinas – São Paulo.
Tel.: (+55 19) 3725 5000.

Campo de Marte

Aerial photography. In the first plan, parking area with several small airplanes, helicopters and hangars. In the 2nd plan, on the left, the Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion and, on the right, the yellow side of the Holiday Inn Anhembi Hotel. In the background, city skyline.

Aeroporto Campo de Marte. Foto: Jose Cordeiro/SPTuris.

The airport, which is in the northern part of the city, operates exclusively with executive aviation, air taxi, pilot schools and Air Service of the Civil and Military Police.

Address.:
Av. Santos Dumont, 1.979 – Santana – Zona Norte – São Paulo.
Tel.: (+55 11) 2221 2699.

 

Transport

Taxi is the most convenient way to access Sao Paulo’s airports. All of them are also easily accessed by bus lines, or by a combination of a subway and bus ride.

The nearest subway station to Congonhas Airport is São Judas (line 1 – blue). From this station, take the bus line 675I – Terminal João Dias. From the Airport to the subway, take the bus named Metro São Judas. Call 156 or click here for more information on the SPTrans bus lines.

For Guarulhos Airport, there is a suburban bus line departing from the Tatuapé subway station (line 3 – red). From the station to take the bus line 257 – Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo (Guarulhos). From the airport to the station, take the Metrô Tatuapé (São Paulo) bus. Check the timetable of this bus line here.

There is also an executive bus line, the Airport Bus Service, which links Sao Paulo International Airport to Congonhas Airport and downtown São Paulo. Learn more in here.

In addition, some receptive agencies also offer transportation options for their clients through airport-hotel transfers. Consult here a list of Receptive agencies and make a quotation of the transport service.

BUS TERMINALS

There are 3 bus terminals in São Paulo, all of them connected to the Subway and with easy access to Downtown.

  • Tietê Bus Terminal
    Avenida Cruzeiro do Sul, 1.800 – Santana – zona Norte – São Paulo.

    Tel.: (+55 11) 3866 1100.
Internal photo of the Terminal. Concrete structure with 2 floors. On the first floor, a corridor with several people, quite wide, access to several boarding gates, all with a green plaque numbered in white - odd gates to the right and pairs to the left, decreasingly, from the numbers 32, 31 , 30, etc.

Terminal Rodoviário do Tietê. Foto: Jose Cordeiro/SPTuris.

  • Barra Funda Bus Terminal
    Rua Mário de Andrade, 664 –  Barra Funda – zona Oeste – São Paulo

    Tel.: (+55 11) 3866 1100.
Several people walking down a wide aisle. To the right, dozens of ticket booths, side by side. To the left, side by side, shops, snack bars, pharmacies, etc. Above, metal roof supported by tubular structures

Terminal Rodoviário da Barra Funda. Foto: Jose Cordeiro/SPTuris.

  • Jabaquara Bus Terminal
    Rua dos Jequitibás, s/n – Jabaquara – zona Sul – São Paulo.

    Tel.: (+55 11) 3866 1100.
Bus terminal in a concrete structure with a very high ceiling. Two ways side by side with some pretty colorful buses parked. On the sidewalk, several passengers seated, awaiting boarding.

Terminal Rodoviário do Jabaquara. Foto: Jose Cordeiro/SPTuris.

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ROUTES & HIGHWAYS

For those who travel by car or motorcycle, the major vehicle accesses to São Paulo are:

Anchieta (SP-150) and Imigrantes (SP-160)

This is the connection between the metropolitan region of São Paulo with Santos’ Harbor, the Petrochemical Center of Cubatão, the industries and factories of ABCD (Santo André, São Bernardo, São Caetano do Sul and Diadema) and the beaches of the Baixada Santista (Santos region). Information regarding pay tolls at the website www.ecovias.com.br.

Anhangüera (SP-330)

It connects the capital to the mining cities of Uberlândia and Uberaba; and also Distrito Federal. It goes through Jundiaí, Campinas and around important State cities such as Barretos and Franca. Information regarding pay tolls at the website www.autoban.com.br.

Ayrton Senna-Carvalho Pinto (SP-070)

Access by km 22,5 of Marginal Tietê. Ayrton Senna Highway, the former Rodovia dos Trabalhadores, connects São Paulo to the International Airport of Guarulhos and to the highways Presidente Dutra and Carvalho Pinto. It is used by those who head towards Rio de Janeiro and the North Coast of the State of São Paulo. Taking Carvalho Pinto, you will reach Campos do Jordão and Taubaté. Information regarding pay tolls at the website http://www.ecopistas.com.br.

Bandeirantes (SP-348)

Highway that connects the capital paulista to Campinas and the International Airport Viracopos, going through cities like Jundiaí, Americana and Limeira. Information regarding pay tolls at the website www.autoban.com.br.

Castello Branco (SP-280)

Highway that connects the capital to West of the State of São Paulo, going through Carapicuíba, Barueri and other country side cities. Information regarding pay tolls at the website www.viaoeste.com.br.

Fernão Dias (BR-381)

This route connects São Paulo to the South of Minas Gerais State and Belo Horizonte. It ranges through the cidades paulistas of Mairiporã and Atibaia. It has access to highway Dom Pedro II. Information regarding pay tolls at the website http://www.autopistafernao.com.br/

Presidente Dutra (BR-116)

Access highway for visitors from the state and city of Rio de Janeiro. It also connects the cidades paulistas of Guaratinguetá, São José dos Campos and Taubaté to the capital. Information regarding pay tolls at the website www.novadutra.com.br.

Raposo Tavares (SP-270)

It connects São Paulo to Cotia and Votorantim, going through Vargem Grande Paulista and São Roque, besides other countryside cities of the State. More information at the website www.viaoeste.com.br.

Régis Bittencourt (BR-116)

It is the connection between São Paulo and the Southern States of Brazil. This route is the major access to Curitiba and cities of the Expanded Region of São Paulo like Embu, Taboão da Serra and others as Registro, in the South part of the State. More Info: http://www.autopistaregis.com.br.

Rodoanel Mário Covas (SP-21)

Also known simply as Rodoanel, it is a road of approximately 180 kilometers build around the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo with the purpose of interconnect all the major highways and routes that lead to the capital, relieving the traffic of trucks that go through the city.

Split into four parts (North, South, East and West), it goes through the city of São Paulo and some nearby cities, such as: Barueri, Osasco, Cotia, Itapecerica da Serra, São Bernardo do Campo, Santo André, Suzano and Arujá.

Nowadays, it can be used as a quick alternative to access some points of the city at rush hour. After its conclusion, estimated for 2016, it will also have a connection to the International Airport of Guarulhos. More Info: http://www.spmar.com.br e http://www.rodoaneloeste.com.br.

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Check the distance (in km) between the capital and some of the main countryside cities of São Paulo and Brazil:

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