Uber - Uber now operates in São Paulo and provides cheap fares and the possibility to share rides (car pool) to reduce fares. To request a car, you must download the application on your cell phone.
Taxis in São Paulo are generally safe, especially if picked up at the hotel, and all of the taxi fares from the hotels listed near campus should be under R$25 one-way. Some suggestions of such on-call taxi services follow:
Easy Taxi - download the application and request taxis on your mobile phone
At the University of São Paulo, there are also several phone numbers you can call for taxis based on campus:
Ponto de Taxi - Reitoria: 3091-3556
Ponto de Taxi - FEA: 3091-1488
Ponto de Taxi - HU: 3091-3536
The bus service is even less expensive. Information about routes inside and outside the campus can be found here.
Additionally to the city's bus routes, two bus lines leave from Butantã subway station. You can access the map and the routes here.
Subway and Trains