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Fares from $44 One Way, $87 Round Trip from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

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Route Information for Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Origin Airport IATA CodeRIO
Destination Airport IATA CodeSSA
Distance756 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesTAP Air Portugal, Gol
Earliest Flight Arrival2:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:05AM UTC

Flights Review

Aug 2, 2018

Except for two delays, all else was satisfactory.

Apr 3, 2018

We love the Tribos snacks! Both cookie and cracker! ;)

Mar 7, 2018

Loved this airline and they were efficient and friendly.

Finding Flights from Rio De Janeiro to Salvador

Rio de Janeiro International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from Rio de Janeiro to any domestic or international destination. The website searches different flight combinations to make sure you find a ticket with a low fare. The Rio de Janeiro International Airport is located at 20 de Janeiro Avenue, approximately nine miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nineteen different airlines service the airport including Delta, Air France, American Airlines and US Airways.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot for passengers who want to leave their car at the airport while they travel. Parking in the lot costs $24.89 for days one through three, $19.91 for days four through six, $17.42 for days seven through nine and $14.93 for each additional day after the ninth day. You can also take a taxi to the airport. The cab fare from Rio de Janeiro to the airport ranges from $20 to $30 depending on the cab company you use and the time of day you need transportation. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, use Orbitz.com to make your reservations.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a meal before your flight, the airport has several options available. Moiselle Restaurant, Rei do Mate and Air Point are located in Terminal 1. Spoleto, Pastello and Bob's are located in Terminal 2. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Rio de Janeiro, you can save money by purchasing the services you need in discount packages. This way, you'll have plenty of extra cash to have a meal before your flight.

Airports in Salvador de Bahia

As the third most populous city in Brazil, Salvador de Bahia is a tourist mecca. Orbitz.com books flights to Salvador and hotel reservations within this northeast coastal city, also known as the "Capital of Happiness." The Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport (SSA) handles all air traffic for the city and occupies a large plot of land about 25 miles north of the city. A number of regional, national and international air carriers fly in and out of SSA, including American Airlines, Air Europa and TAM Airlines.

Transportation from Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport

A new metro rail system allows for quick access to the center of Salvador. Bus lines, taxis and rental cars are also available. The airport is only 25 miles out of town, but the main connecting road has become a tourist attraction in its own right. Expect some slow traffic and delays if you travel by automobile.

Weather in Salvador

With a tropical, equatorial climate, the weather in Salvador is predictable and relatively unchanging. High temperatures are in the 80s all year round, while lows usually dip into the 70s. The humid air mass means that Salvador has no dry season. The city averages nearly 80 inches of precipitation every year, with April through August being the wettest months.

Salvador's Major Tourist Attractions

Outdoor street fairs and carnivals are one of the biggest draws in Salvador. As a center for Afro-Brazilian culture, the African influence can be clearly seen in the city's art, architecture, music and cuisine. Miles of beaches are another great way to enjoy this coastal city. Go to Orbitz.com when you're looking for flights to Salvador at a discount price.

Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

There are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.). Book your seat now with Gol or LATAM Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

The journey from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador can be as fast as 1 hour and 55 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not book a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro (and vicinity) to Salvador (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're on the hunt for the carrier with the most frequent flights from Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Salvador Airport (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.), lock in your ticket with Gol Transportes Aéreos. This carrier has 218 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Salvador?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Salvador have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Salvador with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Salvador without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.