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Why Fly to Sao Paulo?

Brazil’s largest city is one of the country's busiest flight gateways. Offering art galleries, museums, a full spectrum of tasty cuisines, plenty of lively bars to sample the local tipples, and dance clubs that are packed from midnight till dawn, you’ll never be bored in São Paulo. You can use Travelzoo’s SuperSearch to find cheap and last-minute flights to São Paulo.     

Flying to Sao Paulo from the UK

Finding cheap flight deals to São Paulo is not always an easy task. While several UK airports fly to São Paulo's Guarulhos International airport, few low-cost carriers service the route. London Heathrow has direct flights to São Paulo which take approximately 11-12 hours. London City, Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff international airports offer one-stop services to São Paulo.

Which Airlines Fly to Sao Paulo?

BMI, British Airways and TAM airlines all fly direct to Guarulhos International from London Heathrow. While non-direct flights tend to take longer than direct flights, they can be significantly cheaper. If you are looking for a cheap flight to São Paulo, Swiss fly from London City airport via Zurich; TAP fly from London Gatwick with a Lisbon pit-stop and Iberia go from London Heathrow via Madrid. From elsewhere in the UK, several airlines including Swiss, BMI and KLM offer a one-stop service from Manchester, while KLM and Continental offer affordable one-stop flights from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Birmingham is also well served by airlines including Swiss, Lufthansa and KLM. If you are travelling from the south-west, KLM offers a one-stop service to São Paulo via Amsterdam from Bristol or Cardiff International Airport.

Mini Travel Guide to Sao Paulo

Brazil's busiest metropolis is one of the world's great cities, packed with culture, tasty cuisine and a nightlife that is second tonone. The attractions in São Paulo are scattered around town, but taxis are fortunately cheap and plentiful. The previously rundown Luz district has been revamped as São Paulo’s cultural hub, with the Pinacoteca do Estado at the centre. For more culture, the centre is home to many of the city's historical sights, such as the São Bento Monastery, or head to the São Paulo Art Museum on the edge of Bela Vista.

São Paulo is the place to stock up on Brazilian goods from flip-flops to cachaça (cane liquor). For a budget option, pick up treats at the street markets, or head to the Daslu mall for high-end purchases.  In the evening, São Paulo really comes to life. Sample tasty cusine and cocktails in the affluent Jardins area, or travel to São Paulo's ‘Little Italy’, Bela Vista, for authentic pasta dishes. If you still have some energy left, hail a cab to Vila Olímpia or Vila Madalena two of the best-known nightclubs in town. Remember that 'nights out'  in Sao Paulo rarely start before midnight.

Once you have exhausted this vibrant city, São Paulo povides an excellent jump point for domestic flights to other points of interest in Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro, Recife and the Iguazu Falls.

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