Bus Service – Sao Paulo GRU Airport

Gru Bus Service

Airport Bus Service Sao Paulo

The Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, formerly known as Cumbica Airport, is one of the largest airports in Brazil. At an area of 13,774 km², the airport is located near the city of Guarulhos, in the state of São Paulo. It was officially opened in 1985 and operated by Infraero. The airport serves more than 26 million passengers and records more than 250,000 aircraft movements each year. It carries 380,000 tonnes of commodities per year. Guarulhos International Airport is located 25 km from the city center of São Paulo. The airport has three passenger terminals. Terminal 1 (TPS1) covers 87,850 square meters and the second terminal (TPS2) is 91,940 square meters. The airport has over 350 check-in desks. The first terminal has two wings A and B, while the second terminal also have two wings, C and D.

When you arrive at GRU airport, you will look for the transportation to carry you out of the airport. There are many taxi operators, bus services, GRU airport Shuttle.

Here we will take a look into various bus services that operates at GRU International airport for the better connectivity to the main attractions and places of the Sao Paulo city in the Brazil. Below mentioned bus services help people to commute in and out of the one of the most busiest airport of Brazil.

Let’s have a detailed look at all the buses routes, timing, their ticket cost in detail that will help you during your journey to Sao Paulo.

EMTU Bus Service

This is one of the most used bus service at GRU Airport. This bus service cover the mentioned areas of the city: Paulista / Augusta Hotels Circuit, Tatuapé Metro Station, Itaim Bibi, Republic Square,Congonhas Airport, Bus Terminal Tietê and Barra Funda. You can find their services being operated from terminal 1, terminal 2 and outside the terminal 4 of the airport from their office. The Bus which covers the city of Sao Paulo are Red and Blue Airport bus service. Their offices at terminal 1 and terminal 2 are just next to car rental offices and their bus operates just opposite where their offices are located. Buses runs from terminal 1 and terminal 2 at the arrivals section of the airport. Their buses are very comfortable and fully air-conditioned. They show the bus destination and the departure time beside the bus on the ground.

EMTU Bus Number, Routes and Timings

Buses To Paulista/Augusta Hotels Circuit:

Bus Route:

This bus operates from Terminal 2 and Terminal 4 of arrivals and covers the area and the hotels Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Gran Melia, Renaissance, Ibis and others located in Avenida Paulista/Rua Augusta area , Praca da Republica (EMTU office NW corner) and then back to Terminal 4 and Terminal 1 departures.

It takes around 45-60 minutes to reach the destination area. Tickets can be bought for the cost of BRL 36.50 at the EMTU office on airport. During return tickets can be purchased from the bus drivers.

Bus Timing

The first bus in the morning departs at 6:10 and then there is subsequent bus services till 23:10 in the night. Here are the bus timings at this route:

Bus Timing to Paulista/Augusta Hotels Circuit

06:10:00 AM 07:10:00 AM 08:20:00 AM
09:30:00 AM 10:40:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
01:00:00 PM 02:00:00 PM 03:10:00 PM
04:10:00 PM 05:20:00 PM 06:30:00 PM
07:30:00 PM 08:40:00 PM 10:00:00 PM
11:10:00 PM

For the return journey to airport from the Paulista/Augusta Hotels Circuit area, bus timings are as follows:

Bus Timing From Paulista/Augusta Hotels Circuit to GRU Airport

05:50:00 AM 06:50:00 AM 07:40:00 AM
08:40:00 AM 09:50:00 AM 11:00:00 AM
12:20:00 PM 01:30:00 PM 02:30:00 PM
03:30:00 PM 04:40:00 PM 05:40:00 PM
06:50:00 PM 08:00:00 PM 09:10:00 PM
10:10:00 PM 11:10:00 PM

Sao Paulo GRU Airport To Praia da Republica

Bus Route

Praca da Republica is a metro station at Sao Paulo from where you can take metro to travel to other parts of the city. Buses for this location commence from Terminal 2 arrivals and their destination is the metro station. Each trip on this metro will cost you 3.60BRL.

This route will also cost you 36.50 BRL to travel. Travel time on this route will be 60 minutes which is approximately 1 hr of bus journey.

Bus Timings

The first bus at this route departs at 4:30 in the morning and the services continue 24 hrs.

Bus Timing to Praia da Republica

04:30:00 AM 05:40:00 AM 06:10:00 AM
06:40:00 AM 07:10:00 AM 07:40:00 AM
08:20:00 AM 08:50:00 AM 09:30:00 AM
10:00:00 AM 10:40:00 AM 11:20:00 AM
12:00:00 PM 12:30:00 PM 01:00:00 PM
01:30:00 PM 02:00:00 PM 02:30:00 PM
03:10:00 PM 03:40:00 PM 04:10:00 PM
04:50:00 PM 05:20:00 PM 05:50:00 PM
06:30:00 PM 07:00:00 PM 07:30:00 PM
08:10:00 PM 08:40:00 PM 09:20:00 PM
10:00:00 PM 10:40:00 PM 11:10:00 PM
05:00:00 AM 01:30:00 AM 03:00:00 AM
04:30:00 AM

For the return journey to airport, the bus will leave from airport bus service office located at Largo do Arouche near the metro station. First Bus starts at 5:40 am in the morning.

Bus Timing from Praia da Republica to Sao Paulo International Airport

05:40:00 AM 06:10:00 AM 06:40:00 AM
07:10:00 AM 07:40:00 AM 08:10:00 AM
08:40:00 AM 09:10:00 AM 09:50:00 AM
10:20:00 AM 11:00:00 AM 11:30:00 AM
12:10:00 PM 12:50:00 PM 01:30:00 PM
02:00:00 PM 02:30:00 PM 03:00:00 PM
03:30:00 PM 04:00:00 PM 04:40:00 PM
05:10:00 PM 05:40:00 PM 06:10:00 PM
06:50:00 PM 07:20:00 PM 08:00:00 PM
08:30:00 PM 09:10:00 PM 09:40:00 PM
10:10:00 PM 10:40:00 PM 11:40:00 PM

Sao Paulo International Airport (GRU) to Congonhas Airport

Bus Route

This is one of the most important bus route for the EMTU Airport Bus Service. The travelers who have the connecting flights to some domestic airports in the country mainly use this service. Buses commence from Terminal 1 (arrivals) and Terminal 4 to the Congonhas Airport.

Tickets cost is 36.50 BRL and travel time to the domestic airport of Sao Paulo city is around 75 mins.

Bus Timings

The bus service starts at 5:30 in the morning till 4.30 in the next morning, so we can ay it’s a 24 hour service.

Bus Timings from GRU Airport to Congonhas Airport

05:30:00 AM 06:00:00 AM 06:30:00 AM
07:00:00 AM 07:30:00 AM 08:00:00 AM
08:40:00 AM 09:20:00 AM 10:00:00 AM
10:30:00 AM 11:00:00 AM 11:30:00 AM
12:00:00 PM 12:30:00 PM 01:00:00 PM
01:30:00 PM 02:00:00 PM 02:30:00 PM
03:00:00 PM 03:30:00 PM 04:00:00 PM
04:30:00 PM 05:00:00 PM 05:30:00 PM
06:10:00 PM 06:50:00 PM 07:30:00 PM
08:00:00 PM 08:30:00 PM 09:00:00 PM
09:30:00 PM 10:00:00 PM 10:30:00 PM
11:10:00 PM 12:05:00 AM 03:00:00 AM
04:30:00 AM

If you have to reach Sao Paulo Gru Airport then here are the return timings from Congonhas Airport.

Airport Bus Service Timings Congonhas Airport To GRU International

05:30:00 AM 06:00:00 AM 06:30:00 AM
07:00:00 AM 07:30:00 AM 08:00:00 AM
08:30:00 AM 09:00:00 AM 09:30:00 AM
10:10:00 AM 10:50:00 AM 11:30:00 AM
12:00:00 PM 12:30:00 PM 01:00:00 PM
01:30:00 PM 02:00:00 PM 02:30:00 PM
03:00:00 PM 03:30:00 PM 04:00:00 PM
04:30:00 PM 05:00:00 PM 05:30:00 PM
06:00:00 PM 06:30:00 PM 07:00:00 PM
07:40:00 PM 08:20:00 PM 08:50:00 PM
09:20:00 PM 09:50:00 PM 10:20:00 PM
10:50:00 PM 11:10:00 PM 12:00:00 AM
01:30:00 AM 03:00:00 AM 04:30:00 AM

GRU Airport To Tiete Interstate Bus Terminal/Terminal Rodoviario Tiete

Next important location for the travelers to Sao Paulo is interstate bus terminal from where you can get the buses to and fro for the other states of Brazil. You will be able to get long distances buses to all over the country from this destination. This bus terminal is one of the largest bus terminals of the world, second only to New York Bus Terminal in USA.

Bus Route

This bus will take you to interstate bus terminal located in Santana district in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The Airport Bus Service to this route also commence from Terminal 1 arrivals and Terminal 4 of the GRU International Airport. Tickets can be purchased at EMTU office.

Ticket price for this bus service is same as above that is 36.50 BRL and transfer time from airport to bus station will take 35-45 mins.

Bus Timings

The first bus for the above route starts at 4.30 am in the morning. The table below shows the timings of this Airport Bus service Sao Paulo throughout the day.

Bus Timings from GRU Airport To Tiete Interstate Bus Terminal/Terminal Rodoviario Tiete

04:30:00 AM 05:45:00 AM 06:40:00 AM
07:50:00 AM 08:40:00 AM 09:30:00 AM
10:40:00 AM 11:30:00 AM 12:20:00 PM
01:20:00 PM 02:20:00 PM 03:10:00 PM
04:00:00 PM 04:50:00 PM 05:50:00 PM
06:50:00 PM 07:40:00 PM 08:30:00 PM
09:35:00 PM 10:15:00 PM 23;10
12:05:00 AM 01:30:00 AM 03:00:00 AM
04:30:00 AM

If you have to catch flight and you are at Tiete Interstate Bus Terminal, you have to take the service of airport bus service which starts at 5.00 AM in the morning daily to GRU International Airport.

Bus Timings from Tiete Interstate Bus Terminal/Terminal Rodoviario Tiete to Sao Paulo International Airport

05:00:00 AM 05:45:00 AM 07:00:00 AM
07:40:00 AM 08:35:00 AM 09:35:00 AM
10:25:00 AM 11:15:00 AM 12:25:00 PM
01:25:00 PM 02:15:00 PM 03:15:00 PM
04:15:00 PM 05:05:00 PM 05:55:00 PM
06:35:00 PM 07:35:00 PM 08:35:00 PM
09:35:00 PM 10:25:00 PM 11:15:00 PM
12:30:00 AM 02:00:00 AM 03:00:00 AM

Sao Paulo Airport To Novo Brooklin (World Trade Center)

Bus Route

The next destination which this Airport Bus Service covers is Novo Brooklin which is also known as World Trade Center. It is the financial and commercial hub of city of Sao Paulo. You can take bus to this route from Terminal 2 arrivals area.

Tickets can be bought for 36.50 BRL from the office of bus service .

Bus Timings to Novo Brooklin (World Trade Center)

06:00:00 AM 07:30:00 AM 09:30:00 AM
11:00:00 AM 01:00:00 PM 02:30:00 PM
04:30:00 PM 06:00:00 PM 08:00:00 PM
09:30:00 PM 11:30:00 PM

Sao Paulo Airport To Barra Funda Bus Terminal via Tiete

Bus Route

As there are two airports in Sao Paulo, we also have two interstate bus terminals Barra Funda being another, from where you can take buses for all over the Brazil. The bus starts their journey from Terminal 2 arrivals. Ticket will cost you 36.50 BRL and it will take 45-55 mins via Tiete to reach the destination.

Bus Timings:

First bus for this location starts at 5.45 am

Bus Timings Sao Paulo Airport To Barra Funda Bus Terminal via Tiete

05:45:00 AM 06:40:00 AM 07:50:00 AM
08:40:00 AM 09:30:00 AM 10:40:00 AM
11:30:00 AM 12:20:00 PM 01:20:00 PM
02:20:00 PM 03:10:00 PM 04:00:00 PM
04:50:00 PM 05:50:00 PM 06:50:00 PM
07:40:00 PM 08:30:00 PM 09:35:00 PM
10:15:00 PM

For return journey bus timings are

Bus Timings Barra Funda Bus Terminal via Tiete to Sao Paulo Airport

06:20:00 AM 07:00:00 AM 07:55:00 AM
09:05:00 AM 09:55:00 AM 10:45:00 AM
11:55:00 AM 12:45:00 PM 01:35:00 PM
02:35:00 PM 03:35:00 PM 04:25:00 PM
05:15:00 PM 06:05:00 PM 07:05:00 PM
08:05:00 PM 08:55:00 PM 09:45:00 PM
10:40:00 PM

These were all the major routes covered by EMTU Airport bus service. For more queries you can visit their website at http://www.airportbusservice.com.br or email any queries to sac@airportbusservice.com.br.

You can also call at their phone numbers given below:

0800-7702287 or +55 (11) 2445-2430

TRANSURBANO GUARULHOS SHUTTLE SERVICE SAO PAULO GRU AIRPORT

TRANSURBANO GUARULHOS airport shuttle service provides transportation in some regions of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo.

Bus Number, Route and Ticket Price

Bus No 331

This bus service runs to Term CCAP via Hospital. Another bus with same number runs to Metro Tataupa. Ticket will cost you around 3.80 BRL

Route of the Bus 331 to Term CCAP via Hospital

Term CECAP – Av Monteiro Lobato – Trevo de Acesso Rodovia Helio Smidt – Rodovia Helio Smidt – Airport – Rodovia Helio Smidt – Av Monteiro Lobato – Av Tancredo de Almeida Neves, Pres – Term CECAP

Bus No 488

This bus runs on Airport circular route which covers the locations of Rua Jamil Zarif & Rodoviaria Helio Smidt

Bus No 172

This Sao Paulo airport shuttle service provide service to International airport mall which is also known as Shopping Internacional/Aeroporto.

For more information on São Paulo TRANSURBANO GUARULHOS airport shuttle service, you can email them at trans_gru@live.com and get the location and prices of ticket for their services.

LIRABUS / VB TRANSPORTES – CAPRIOLI

This is a special bus line that provides shuttle services to Campinas from GRU Airport. The buses starts their journey from Terminal 2 lower level exit and than take the turn to right. This Sao Paulo Airport Shuttle service terminates its journey at Caprioli Bus. Tickets for this services is priced at BRL 40 and the services runs between 6:00 hrs to 11:00 hrs.

For more information about their services you can visit their website at

http://www.lirabus.com.br / or http://www.vbtransportes.com.br

You can also get information on our email id by contacting them at sac@vbtransportes.com.br or you can make a call at these numbers :

+55 (19) 3733-5000 | +55 (11) 2445-3506

LITORANEA AIRPORT BUS SERVICE

These buses runs from the Terminal 1 of the Sao Paulo International Airport which provides services to the north coast of the Sao Paulo which includes the locations of Barra do Uma, Bertioga, Boiçucanga, Caraguatatuba, Maresias, Riviera, São Sebastião and Ubatuba. The bus service runs between 6:00 hrs to 22.30 hrs.

More information on their shuttle service can be found at their website i.e http://www.litoranea.com.br and you can also get the required details on your email id by contacting them at contato@passaromarron.com.br. Also their phone numbers are listed below:
0800.285.3047 ou +55 (11) 3775-3850

VIAÇÃO COMETA AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE

If you want to travel to south coast of the city of Sao Paulo, then you will need the services of VIAÇÃO COMETA Airport Shuttle service. They have their desk at the ground level outside the car rental area. These buses runs from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of the airport.

Bus Route

This bus Service runs from GRU International Airport to Praia Grande covering the locations of Santos and Sao Vicente. This bus also covers the location of Sorocaba. Tickets for this Sao Paulo Airport Shuttle Service will make you pay BRL 20 for Santos, BRL 22 for Sao Vicente and BRL 23 for Praia Grande. the whole journey will take around 2 hrs approx.

Bus Timings from Airport to Santos

05:50:00 AM 07:00:00 AM 08:00:00 AM
09:30:00 AM 11:10:00 AM 12:40:00 PM
02:30:00 PM 04:50:00 PM 06:10:00 PM
08:00:00 PM 10:00:00 PM

For the return journey to Airport,this shuttle service starts at 4:10 hrs in the morning and the last bus is at 20:45 hrs and bus leaves Santos after every 2 hrs.

For more information on these bus services you can also visit their website at www.viacaocometa.com.br.

Conclusion

So to end here we can say that all this information will be helpful when you land at SAO Paulo GRU Airport. We have covered almost all the Sao Paulo Airport shuttle services. So bookmark this website and travel to Sao Paulo.

NOTE : Ticket Pricings are subjected to Change. You can check for the prices at their offices on arrival.