The best way to arrive in Paranapiacaba is on the 1950s-era Expresso Turístico Paranapiacaba tourist train, which generally runs from São Paulo’s Estação da Luz at 8:30am on Sunday to Estação Paranapiacaba.
The Airport Bus Service is the most efficient way to/from GRU Airport, making stops at Aeroporto Congonhas, Barra Funda, Tiête, Praça da República and various hotels around Av Paulista and Rua Augusta. Groups score …
A family of taxi drivers who hang around outside the Praça da República Airport Bus Service stop – they'll take you faster in a taxi for the same price. Hit them up a few hours in advance via WhatsApp.
Itaú-sponsored Bike Sampa is the city's rapidly-growing bike-sharing scheme – it now counts 2600 bicycles spread over 260 stations. Its Bike Itaú app has a handy tutorial in English.
This small travel agency in Vila is a good spot to pick up two wheels for cruising the island.
Praça da República departure point for Airport Bus Service, which heads to both GRU Airport.
Guarucoop is the only taxi service allowed to operate from the international airport.
São Paulo's main long-distance bus terminal is South America's largest.
São Paulo domestic-only Congonhas Airport is 13km south of Centro.
Runs a 24-hour ferry car and passenger service to São Sebastião.