Distance from Sao Paulo (BR) to Rio De Janeiro (BR)

Name Sao Paulo Rio De Janeiro
Country Brazil Brazil
Country ISO codes BR / BRA BR / BRA
Continent South America South America
Continent code SA SA
DD coordinates -23.630000 / -46.660000 -22.810000 / -43.240000
Time zone America/Sao_Paulo America/Sao_Paulo
Airports 3 2
Straight distance from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro is 361 kilometers (224 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Sao Paulo from Rio De Janeiro, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -23.630000 / -46.660000 and -22.810000 / -43.240000.


Use our service to calculate the Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is Sao Paulo from Rio De Janeiro?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro by air. We quote the flight time, which is 0 hours, 25 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 361 km / 224 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are -23.630000 / -46.660000 while the arrival coordinates are -22.810000 / -43.240000.

Please also note that Sao Paulo is in the America/Sao_Paulo time zone and Rio De Janeiro is located in the America/Sao_Paulo time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

Reverse direction from Rio De Janeiro to Sao Paulo.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Sao Paulo (BR)
Arrives in Rio De Janeiro (BR)
Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro distance 361 km / 224 mil
Avg car duration 4 hours, 0 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 6 hours, 1 minute (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 3 hours, 36 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 24 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro is 361 kilometers = 224 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from Sao Paulo (-23.630000 / -46.660000) to Rio De Janeiro (-22.810000 / -43.240000) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 224 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to Rio De Janeiro is 0 hours, 24 minutes.
If you choose to drive from Sao Paulo, BR to Rio De Janeiro, BR, you can expect to spend 6 hours, 1 minute on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to Rio De Janeiro.