Getting around in São Paulo’s State by bus
A Day In Brazil has arranged some information about all major São Paulo Bus Terminal in the huge São Paulo State to help you out to known the better touristic places in São Paulo such as the touristic towns and villages located in countryside, the São Paulo’s coast and beaches.
São Paulo has three main bus terminals. All of them are connected to the Subway Network (Metrô) or a couple of miles from a subway station by taxi. São Paulo Bus Terminals are: Portuguesa-Tiete Bus Terminal; Palmeiras-Barra Funda Bus Terminal; Jabaquara Bus Terminal.
Are you asking which one you must consider?
Again you have to ask to yourself: where do I have to go? Or just: where I will stay in São Paulo city?
If you plan to stay in the northern area of São Paulo - the districts of Santana, Luz, Mandaqui, Jardim São Paulo, Tucuruvi, and Parada Inglesa, the trick is to catch a bus towards the Tietê Bus Station (photo). This terminal will also be useful if you want to go to cities such as Armação de Búzios (RJ), Balneário Camboriú (SC) – Cabo Frio (RJ), Florianópolis (SC), Joinville (SC), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Vitória (ES), Atibaia (SP), Águas de Lindóia (SP), Monte Sião (MG), Ouro Fino (MG), Varginha (MG), Campinas (SP), Águas da Prata (SP), Aparecida (SP), Belo Horizonte (MG), Curitiba (PR), Poços de Caldas (MG), São Carlos (SP), and Assunção (PY), Ciudad del Este (PY), Coronel Oviedo (PY), and Santiago (CH), Buenos Aires (RA), Córdoba (RA), Corrientes (RA), Posadas (RA), Puerto Iguazu (RA), Resistencia (RA), Santa Fé (RA), Chuy (UY), Montevideo (UY), Punta del Este (UY), Barra do Una (SP), Bertioga (SP), Boiçucanga (SP), Caraguatatuba (SP), Ilha Bela (SP), Maresias (SP), São Sebastião (SP), Ubatuba (SP), São José dos Campos (SP), Fortaleza (CE), Porto Alegre (RS), Águas de São Pedro (SP), Brasília (DF), Salvador (BA), Belem (PA), Marabá (PA), Ouro Preto (MG), Maceió (AL), and Natal (RN).
Now if you’ll stay a day in São Paulo in the West region, you must have as reference the Barrra Funda Bus Terminal. This terminal is near the neighborhoods of Perdizes, Pacaembu, Santa Cecília, Consolação and downtown area. And if you want to make a trip to São José do Rio Preto (SP), São Roque (SP), Sorocaba (SP), Cuiabá (MT), Brotas (SP), Barra Mansa (RJ), Foz do Iguaçu (PR), Londrina (PR), Resende (RJ), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Porto Velho (RO), Ilha Comprida (SP), Itanhaém (SP), Peruíbe (SP), Registro (SP), Ilha Solteira (SP), Águas de Santa Bárbara (SP), Londrina (PR), and Puerto Suárez (BO) you can catch a bus in this bus terminal.
Already the south of São Paulo has the Bus Terminal of Jabaquara. It is the nearest Bus Terminal to Congonhas Airport and region of Moema, Vila Mariana Vila Madalena, São Judas, Itaim and Jardins. To know the coast of São Paulo, such as the beaches of Cidade Ocian (SP), Cubatão (SP), Itanhaém (SP), Mongaguá (SP), Peruíbe (SP), Praia Grande (SP), Santos (SP), São Vicente (SP), Guarujá (SP), Ponta da Praia (SP), Riviera de São Lourenço (SP), Vicente de Carvalho (SP) and Bertioga (SP) you can catch a bus at this terminal.