São Paulo Regional Transportation
The São Paulo Metro System is the main rapid transit system of the city and the largest in Brazil. It is also the second largest in South America and the third in Latin America, behind the Mexico City Metro and the Santiago Metro.
The system is 75.5 kilometres (46.9 miles) long and has 65 stations within its five lines: Line 1 (Blue), Line 2 (Green), Line 3 (Red), Line 4 (Yellow) and Line 5 (Lilac). All of them operate from Sunday to Saturday, from 4:40 AM to midnight (1:00 AM on Saturdays).
The Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM) is a commuter rail company that operates in the Greater São Paulo area. It is one of the busiest rail networks in the world, carrying over 2 million passengers a day.
CPTM has a total length of 260.8 kilometres (162.1 miles) and 90 stations within its six lines: Line 7 (Ruby), Line 8 (Diamond), Line 9 (Emerald), Line 10 (Turquoise), Line 11 (Coral) and Line 12 (Sapphire). Service starts every day at 4 AM and ends at midnight (1:00 AM on Saturdays).
The metro system is interlinked with CPTM at the stations of Brás, Palmeiras-Barra Funda, Tatuapé, Corinthians-Itaquera, Tamanduateí, Pinheiros and Santo Amaro.
The ICTP-SAIFR is located across the street from the Palmeiras-Barra Funda station, Line 3 (Red) of the Metro or Lines 7 (Ruby) and 8 (Diamond) of the CPTM.
Bus, Train and Airport Bus Service: