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Airports in Sao Paulo

Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU)


Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport is generally known as Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport and is one of the main entry and exit points for those travelling to Brazil. Sao Paulo International handles over 37 million passengers each year. The high volume of air traffic means that over a quarter of flights at Sao Paulo International experience delays of more than 15 minutes.


The airport is located 16 miles (26km) northeast of Sao Paulo.

Getting to the city

EMTU buses depart from GRU Airport, bound to Congonhas Airport, Praça da República, Tietê Bus Terminal, and Barra Funda, Itaim Bibi, Circuit Paulista, and Brooklin Novo. There is an airport shuttle bus which drops off at the main hotels. Taxis are available outside the terminals.


GMT -3 (GMT -2 between the third Sunday in October and the third Sunday in February)


Tel: +55 (0)11 6445 2945.

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Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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