Sao Paolo metro guide
- Sao Paolo metro is made up of five lines and several connecting stations, it's a relatively simple system but it can be quite confusing.
- You can see all the points where you can connect to other lines on this map;
Line 1- Blue
- This line runs from north to south of the city. For a tourist you'll probably use this line when headed to Luz, Sao Bento monastery and municipal market and Portuguesa tiete bus terminal.
Line 2- Green
- Runs from west to east and unlike its line 3 counterpart which also runs east-west, line 2 passes through most popular central neighborhoods.
Line 3 - Red
- This one also runs east-west and is the most crowded line and one you should keep off during rush hours.
Line 4-Yellow line
- From downtown Luz to the west
Line 5- Lilac line
- This line just operates in the southern areas and has no connection to other lines.
Fare and Operating time
- A single ride costs BRL 3.80 regardless of where you are headed to.
- Getting a metro card (Bilhete Unico) works great too.
- It gives you a maximum of 4 trips within two hours for BRL 5.92.
- The card is sold at BRL 3.80 in metro stations.
- The metro operates from 4.40 a.m to midnight from Sunday-Friday and up to 1.am on Saturday.