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São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo Airport overview

São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (IATA: GRU, ICAO: SBGR), often referred to as GRU Airport, or simply GRU, is the primary international airport serving São Paulo. It is popularly known locally as either Cumbica Airport, after the district where it is located and the Brazilian Air Force base that still exists at the airport complex, or Guarulhos Airport, after the municipality of Guarulhos, in the São Paulo, where it is located. Since November 28, 2001 the airport has been named after André Franco Montoro (1916–1999), former Governor of São Paulo state. The airport was rebranded as GRU Airport in 2012. In Brazil the airport was ranked first in terms of transported passengers, aircraft operations, and cargo handled in 2012, placing it as the second busiest airport in Latin America by passenger traffic (36,596,326 in 2016) after Mexico City International Airport. Guarulhos has slot restrictions, operating with a maximum of 45 operations/hour and being one of the five airports with such restrictions in Brazil (the others are São Paulo-Congonhas, Brasília, Belo Horizonte-Pampulha and Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont). Since 2012, the airport has been operated by a consortium composed of Invepar S/A, Airports Company South Africa, and Infraero. Some of its facilities are shared with the São Paulo Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.

Transfers from São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Suntransfers

Suntransfers offers reliable, low-cost airport transfers by taxis, minivan, minibus and coach.

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Public transport to city center of Sao Paulo

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Day route:

538 258 675I-10 Estimated duration 2 hours 21 mins.
538 4 stops to Aeroporto Internacional, Guarulhos - SP ( 10 mins - 7.0 km )
258 2 stops to Avenida Washington Luís, 7135 ( 1 hour 0 mins - 36.6 km )
675I-10 20 stops to Parada Centro Africana C/B ( 37 mins - 9.2 km )

This route will take you to city center of Sao Paulo.

Night route:

331 A2 331 A2 258 675I-10 Estimated duration 2 hours 58 mins.
331 A2 1 stops to Terminal 3 - Aeroporto Internacional - Guarulhos / São Paulo ( 2 mins - 1.4 km )
331 A2 1 stops to Hélio Smidt, ponto 11 ( 6 mins - 2.9 km )
258 2 stops to Avenida Washington Luís, 7135 ( 1 hour 0 mins - 36.6 km )
675I-10 20 stops to Parada Centro Africana C/B ( 37 mins - 9.2 km )

This route will take you to city center of Sao Paulo.

Prices:

Urban public transport

Inner city public transportation in Sao Paulo costs 4.00 BRL per one way.

Taxi

Taking taxi from São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to Sao Paulo city center will charge you around 110.00 BRL.

Hotels in nearby areas

Hotel Matiz Guarulhos Aeroporto

Sao Paulo

2.0 km from GRU

Sleep Inn Guarulhos - São Paulo

Sao Paulo

1.9 km from GRU

Airport ranking

37,774,000 passengers in 2017.
54.bussiest airport in the World
2. bussiest airport in Latin America
1.bussiest airport in Brazil

Airport details

14°C GRU airport weather - 14°C GRU airport weather - 14°C

Actual time 07:20
Actual date 2018/06/21
 
IATA code GRU
Website https://www.gru.com.br/