The average price of a 7-day trip to Sao Paulo is $1,432 for a solo traveler, $2,572 for a couple, and $4,822 for a family of 4. Sao Paulo hotels range from $34 to $262 per night with an average of $46, while most vacation rentals will cost $110 to $320 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Congonhas Airport (CGH) are between $1,033 and $1,551 per person for economy flights and $3,242 to $4,867 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $24 to $47 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Sao Paulo, BR

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to CGH and stay in a Sao Paulo hotel:

  • January 15th to April 8th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th and February 26th)
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 23rd (except the week of August 27th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sao Paulo is usually mid May.

 

Average Sao Paulo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $931-$2,087($133-$298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $553 to $1,380 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $56 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $51 to $63 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $2,612-$4,138($373-$591 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,106 to $2,760 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $56 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $51 to $63 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $3,304-$7,508($472-$1,073 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,212 to $5,520 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $112 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $77 to $101 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sao Paulo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sao Paulo? The cheapest trip to Sao Paulo is about $111 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $27.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $777-$1,882($111-$269 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $553 to $1,380 for economy

Lodging: $27 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $1,428-$3,458($204-$494 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,106 to $2,760 for economy

Lodging: $27 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $2,778-$6,796($397-$971 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,212 to $5,520 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $68 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $82 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Sao Paulo cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sao Paulo Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Sao Paulo.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $2,164-$7,677($309-$1,097 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $53 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,217 to $3,050 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $262 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $3,752-$11,322($536-$1,617 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $106 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,434 to $6,100 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $262 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sao Paulo for a week is $7,504-$20,628($1,072-$2,947 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $212 to $340 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,868 to $12,200 for first class

Lodging: $192 to $524 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $512 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sao Paulo Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Sao Paulo is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Sao Paulo due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Sao Paulo Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Sao Paulo hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Sao Paulo.

 

Flight Costs to Sao Paulo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,551 average in late July to a low of $1,033 in mid May. Median flight price is $1,039. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sao Paulo our data includes 95 originating airports, and 44 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sao Paulo from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $8,587 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Uberlandia (UDI) in Uberlandia (Brazil) at an average of just $72.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Sao Paulo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $518, so you can easily save about 50% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Sao Paulo can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $423 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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