How to get to Buzios from Sao Paulo
By bus straight to Buzios
There are straight buses to Buzios from Sao Paulo leaving every Friday at 9:50 PM. The journey takes about 9 hours. You will get in Buzios early in the morning. The bus ticket costs R$ 106.
By bus to Cabo Frio and then Buzios
There are also buses everyday to Cabo Frio (a nearby city). The bus ticket from Sao Paulo to Cabo Frio costs R$ 106 and it leaves at 9:20 AM or 10:30 PM. It’s also a 9 hours journey.
When you get to Cabo Frio you can easily get a city bus to Buzios. The bus stop is in front of the bus station, across the road. This bus costs R$ 3,15 and it’s another 1 hour journey. You can also get a cab from Cabo Frio to Buzios, the ride costs around R$ 50 and it takes half an hour.
To confirm the buses schedules and prices, enter the bus company website: www.autoviacao1001.com.br. You can either book the tickets online (if you have a CPF) or by telephone dialing 4004-5001 (only Portuguese spoken – you will need a credit card and you passport number). Just in case, check the buses availability on the website and see if there is the need to book it.
By plane to Rio and then Buzios
Sometimes you will find good savings for a plane ticket from Sao Paulo to Rio. The flights take only 45 minutes and are very often in what we call “Ponte Aérea” (air bridge). Several companies do this service, amongst them Ocean Air, Azul, Webjet, Gol and Tam.
If you fly to Galeao (GIG) airport in Rio, consult us about shuttles to Buzios. The shuttles cost R$ 60 per person and you have to book it according to the availability.
If you fly to Santos Dumont (SDU) airport in Rio, get a cab to the bus station “Novo Rio” for around R$ 13 (yellow cabs) or R$ 19 (white “special” cabs)*.
At Rio bus station “Novo Rio” search for the 1001 cashier, the buses are at 6:30 AM, 9:15 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 5:15 PM, 7:30 PM and eventually there is an extra bus at 8:45 PM. The ticket costs around R$ 26 and R$ 32. The journey from Rio to Buzios takes around 3 hours, depending on the traffic. Again, you can confirm the buses schedules and prices in the bus company website www.autoviacao1001.com.br.
You can either book the tickets online (if you have a CPF) or by telephone dialing 4004-5001 (only Portuguese spoken – you will need a credit card and you passport number). Just in case, check the buses availability on the website and see if there is the need to book it.
* Cab prices according to the website www.tarifadetaxi.com
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