One of the options to get to Ilhabela from São Paulo is to take Ayrton Senna and Carvalho Pinto (SP-70) road towards Rio de Janeiro. At 96 Km in São José dos Campos you should take the exit to North Coast (Caraguatatuba / São Sebastião / Ilhabela) taking access to the Tamoios road (SP-99) till Caraguatatuba. At the entrance of the city follow the signs to São Sebastião / Balsa (Ferry Boat). The Ferry Boat’s crossing takes about 15 min.
LINKS AND USEFULL NUMBERS
- ROADS> traffic, tolls, weather and live cameras
phone: 0800 7770077 (Emergency)
news and traffic conditions: @ecopistas (twitter)
- FERRY BOAT> crossing service between São Sebastião and Ilhabela
*skipe the line - very util at the weekends and bank holidays (you can book a time and skipe the line)
phone: 0800 7733711 / (12) 3895-8286 (Ferry Boat Ilhabela) / (12) 3892-1576 (Ferry Boat São Sebastião)
news and crossing conditions: @travessiasdersa
GETTING TO ILHABELA
There are regular lines departuring diary from Tietê bus station in São Paulo towards São Sebastião and Ilhabela.This trip usualy takes about 04 hours. You should hop-off at the Ferry Boat. The crossing time table is each 30 min. After midnight till 06 AM each one hour. It takes about 15 min to cross from São Sebastião to Ilhabela.
GETTING TO THE POUSO SAMBAQUIS...
> By taxi
After the ferry boat crossing (in Ilhabela) there is a taxi stop on your right side.
> By regular bus
As you leave the Ferry Boat keep walking few meters ahead and at the back of a Police Station there is a bus stop. You should take a bus towards “Vila” (city center) or “Armação”, hopping-off at Perequê neighborhood at Bradesco Bank stop.
> By "Gurgelito"
We can colect you at the Ferry Boat as soon as you get at the island. The transfer costs R$ 30.00.
WEBSITES AND USEFULL NUMBERS
- TICKETS> buses company
Litorânea / Pássaro Marrom (São Paulo / Santos / São José dos Campos)
phone: (11) 3775-3850 / 0800 2853047
Útil (Rio de Janeiro)
phone: (11) 2142-7100 / (21) 3907-3900 / 0800 8861000 / 0800 8838830 (celular)
- TAXI STOP IN IILHABELA
phone: (12) 3895-8587 / 0800 7705221