London to Sao Paulo flights

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Departure Mon, 20 Jul Return Thu, 23 Jul
LON London
SAO Sao Paulo
return from £431
Departure Thu, 06 Aug Return Wed, 12 Aug
LON London
SAO Sao Paulo
return from £389
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 6.76 BRL
British Pound Sterling Brazilian Real
1 BRL = 0.15 GBP
Last checked on 12 July 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
77%

Trains in Sao Paulo are 77% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Sao Paulo
£0.65
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
70%

A meal in Sao Paulo is 70% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Sao Paulo
£4.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
81%

A taxi fare in Sao Paulo is 81% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Sao Paulo
£0.67
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
67%

Coffee in Sao Paulo is 67% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.02
Sao Paulo
£0.99
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 questions about flights from London to Sao Paulo

How can I find cheap flights from London to Sao Paulo at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 389€ for the route London - Sao Paulo. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.68 GBP euros, 79% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.20 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 76% less in Sao Paulo: 0.67 GBP euros against 2.80 GBP euros in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.56 GBP euros in Sao Paulo, 70% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of the coffee is around 67% cheaper in Sao Paulo, with an average of 1.00 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.00 GBP.
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