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Sao Paulo

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections?

Home is Florida, USA. There are many direct flights from Sao Paulo to Miami, but they are long (9+ hours), pricey and usually overnight. Also, if you have pets, note that air travel can be an issue since Brazil is one of the countries that frequently does not permit pets in cabin -- most are required to be in baggage or cargo. - Nov 1, 2017
Home is San Francisco. There is a flight from Sao Paulo to LAX a few days a week which is nice because the onward flight to SF is only 45 minutes. It's on American and can be pricey and isn't every day. For business, there are direct flights from Sao Paulo to DC, although for the time being, the government contract fare is inexplicably on Delta, so now people on official travel have to lay over in Atlanta before flying on to DC. Sad! - Apr 17, 2017
New York, about 11 hours direct, with a few different airline options. A big benefit of Sao Paulo is that there are lots of international air routes. - Apr 11, 2017
Pennsylvania, USA (about 13 hours with one connection) or nonstop from Newark. Orlando, FL - can find some non-stop (8-9 hours) and most from Miami are non-stop (8 hours). - Jan 15, 2017
My home city/state is Houston, Texas.

Direct flights are available between Sao Paulo and Houston. Travel time is about 9 hours. - Jan 6, 2017

11 hours to New York and nine hours to Atlanta. Very cheap flights these days. My wife and kids flew round-trip from Sao Paulo to New York for about US$500 per ticket recently. Easy 8-hour overnight flights to Miami, too. - Aug 5, 2015
Direct flights to Dallas and Miami are easy to come by, the flight is about 9 hours. - Aug 2, 2013
It takes about 9-10 hours to reach Washington, DC. There are direct flights with United and TAM. - Dec 13, 2012
About a 10-hour flight to Washington, DC. There are daily direct flights to Sao Paulo from the major US hubs such as Washington DC, NYC, Miami (multiple a day!), Dallas, Chicago etc. - Jan 25, 2012
Atlanta, 9 hours - Jan 17, 2012
Wash, DC. The flight was 8 hours, direct, from Washington/Dulles airport. - Jan 3, 2012