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London to Sao Paulo flights

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Departure Wed, 28 Apr Return Sat, 01 May
LON London
SAO Sao Paulo
return from £328
Departure Thu, 20 May Return Wed, 26 May
LON London
SAO Sao Paulo
return from £328
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 7.82 BRL
British Pound Sterling Brazilian Real
1 BRL = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 20 April 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Sao Paulo are 80% cheaper than in London.

Sao Paulo
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Sao Paulo is 74% cheaper than a meal in London.

Sao Paulo
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Sao Paulo is 79% cheaper than in London.

Sao Paulo
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Sao Paulo is 68% cheaper than in London.

Sao Paulo
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Sao Paulo airports
  • ( Guarulhos International (GRU)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Congonhas (CGH)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Viracopos (VCP)
    How far from city centre: 49 miles
  • ( Sao Paulo (SAO)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 5901 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Sao Paulo

How long is the flight from London to Sao Paulo?

The duration of a direct flight from London to Sao Paulo is 11 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

If you choose to break your journey with a stopover, the most common flight path is to buy a ticket to another European city and then cross the Atlantic to Brazil. Common stopovers include Madrid, Lisbon, Paris or Frankfurt.

What documentation do I need to fly to Sao Paulo from London?

British passport holders need 6 months left on their passport for trips to Brazil. If you are visiting for holidays of up to 6 months or city breaks, usually you will not require a visa.

Is there a time change from London to Sao Paulo?

Due to differences in daylight saving, Sao Paulo (GMT-2) is 2 hours behind UK (GMT) time in winter, and 4 in summer.

Which airlines fly from London to Sao Paulo?

There is a huge choice of departures to Sao Paulo, both direct and with stopovers. Your choice of airlines includes:

  • Latam Airlines, large South American airline offering routes across the continent.
  • British Airways, UK flag carrier airline.
  • TAP, the Portuguese national airline.
  • Air France, French carrier with connections through Paris.
  • KLM, long-established Dutch airline with connections in Amsterdam.
  • Lufthansa, Germany's national airline.

How to find cheap flights from London to Sao Paulo

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When are the best times to fly from London to Sao Paulo?

  • February is the top month to visit Sao Paulo, when the city's famous Carnival celebrations are in full swing.
  • January is the cheapest time to go, as many visitors delay their visits to coincide with carnivals. January is also the wettest time of the year.
  • October is another popular month as it is dry, with comfortable temperatures.

Airports in London

All direct flights to Sao Paulo depart from London Heathrow airport (LHR). If you have chosen flights connecting through another European city, you may start your journey at London Gatwick (LGW) instead.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow is the UK's best-known and busiest international airport. Heathrow is 15 miles to the west of central London, and has 4 main terminals.

How to get to the airport:

  • London Underground – 24 hour Piccadilly Line trains to 3 stations at Heathrow. 50 minutes from Leicester Square or Piccadilly Circus.
  • By train – Heathrow Express every 15 minutes from London Paddington station. Journey time 15 minutes.
  • Car – Heathrow is close to the M4, M40 and M25 motorways. Journey time from Central London around 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

Services: Easy connection between the airport's 4 terminals. Wide range of restaurants, bars, shops and fast food outlets. Free Wi-Fi, showers, baby change, children's play areas and phone charging stations.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

If your journey to Sao Paulo starts at Gatwick, you'll find this airport 30 miles to the south of London. It's the UK's second busiest airport, and has two terminals.

How to get to the airport:

  • Coach – A3 airport shuttle buses from Victoria coach station in Central London. Journey time up to 90 minutes, depending on traffic.
  • Train – Gatwick Express rail service from Victoria train station every 15 minutes. 30 minute journey time.
  • Car – Gatwick is close to the M23 motorway. The airport has both on and off-site parking for varying lengths of stays.

Services: Gatwick's North and South terminals are connected by a free monorail service. Both terminals have many bars, restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets. Free Wi-Fi, children's play areas, foreign currency exchange, showers and airport lounges.

Airports in Sao Paulo

There are three airports in the Sao Paulo area. Two primarily handle regional and domestic flights. Passengers on flights from Europe will arrive at Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport (GRU).

Useful information about Sao Paulo Airport

Sao Paulo international airport is in the Guarulhos area to the north-east of the city centre. It is around 15 miles from downtown Sao Paulo.

Getting to the city centre from the airport:

  • Metro – take a bus from the airport to Tiete metro station, on Line 1 of the Sao Paulo metro.
  • Bus – Service 250 from Placa da Republica, or 318 from downtown hotels. Journey time 65 minutes.
  • Taxi – Over 650 approved taxis to pick up and transport visitors from the airport across the city. Journey time 45 minutes.

Services: hairdressers, foreign currency exchange, bars, restaurants and fast food. cash points, one hour free Wi-Fi.

What to do and visit in Sao Paulo

  • Admire the impressive art collection at the Sao Paulo Museum of Art.
  • Find a shady spot in leafy Ibirapuera Park and watch the world go by.
  • Catch a football match at the Corinthians stadium.
  • Sample local food at the Municipal Market.
  • Stroll along Paulista Avenue's museums, shops and restaurants.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Sao Paulo

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Sao Paulo during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Brazil may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Sao Paulo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Sao Paulo is 328£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Sao Paulo expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sao Paulo costs an average of 0.61 GBP, 77% cheaper than London, with a fare of 2.60 GBP, while train tickets costs 79% less in Sao Paulo: 0.58 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.96 GBP in Sao Paulo, 74% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 67% cheaper in Sao Paulo, with an average of 0.98 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.93 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Sao Paulo?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Sao Paulo are November, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Sao Paulo?
The best time of the year to go to Sao Paulo when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Sao Paulo from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Sao Paulo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Sao Paulo?
The total flight time between London and Sao Paulo is of around 13:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,454 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Sao Paulo compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Sao Paulo's temperatures can go up to 33.11 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 8.83 ºC in Sao Paulo, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Sao Paulo have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Sao Paulo?
The main airport route flying between London and Sao Paulo is: Heathrow (LHR) to Guarulhos International (GRU). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • LATAM Airlines.
  • British Airways.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Sao Paulo are:
  • Lufthansa, with 60 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa, with 60 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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