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Cheap Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeRIO
Destination Airport IATA codeSSA
Number Of Flight Options3
Average Flight Time3 hours 2 mins

Helpful Rio de Janeiro to Salvador (RIO - SSA) Flight Information

Traveling From Rio de Janeiro
Origin Airport IATA Code RIO
Traveling To Salvador
Destination Airport IATA Code SSA
Number of Airlines Serving 7
Available Airlines
Distance 1216 km
Direct Flight Time 2 5
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Is it possible to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador right now?

Stay informed about current health advisories and flying restrictions by checking our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for all the latest requirements for your Rio de Janeiro to Salvador flight.

Is there a direct flight between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador?

How do you want to get from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador? You can choose to travel with Gol Transportes Aéreos or 2 other carriers on the Santos Dumont Airport to Salvador Airport (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) route. Alternatively, choose Gol Transportes Aéreos and journey from Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to SSA instead. Time to start making some decisions.

How long is a direct flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

Expect to be seated for at least 1 hour and 55 minutes when jetting from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador. But this journey of 746 miles usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute. One way or the other, you won't have to make a stopover, so you'll have extra time to enjoy your escape.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Salvador due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Salvador booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Rio de Janeiro to Salvador flights?

If you're making your way by plane from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, there are a couple of ways to get there. These are the most frequently flown routes:

  • Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Salvador Airport (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) - 236 flights per week
  • Galeão Intl. Airport to Salvador Intl. Airport - 123 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

Every trip is different and the airline you pick can make all the difference to your flight experience. If you're planning to fly from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, here are some of the top air carriers:

  • Gol Transportes Aéreos with 625 flights every month.
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines with 477 flights every month.
  • LATAM Airlines with 434 flights every month.
  • TAP Air Portugal with 17 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

With 34 flights operating between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador every day, it's never too late to plan a fun-filled trip to Salvador.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul Brazilian Airlines or LATAM Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Rio de Janeiro to Salvador is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador  

Every day between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, 13 flights from 7 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Aerolineas Argentinas, KLM, SA AVIANCA, Air France, Copa Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Gol, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 2hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1216 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Wish Hotel da Bahia

Wish Hotel da Bahia

5 out of 5
Avenida Sete de Setembro, 1537, Salvador, Bahia
The price is £62 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Salvador Centro, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Castro Alves Theater, Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, and Solar do Unhão. Bahia Marina ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2 reviews)
"Sehr schönes und sauberes Hotel, an guter und zentraler Lage. Freundliches Personal!"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

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Iberostar Selection Praia do Forte All Inclusive

Iberostar Selection Praia do Forte All Inclusive

5 out of 5
Rodovia BA 099, Km 56, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, BA
Nestled on the beach, this Mata de Sao Joao resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Klaus Peters Municipal Natural Park, Papa-Gente Beach and Praia do Forte Beach. Humpback ...
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Iberostar Bahia Hotel All Inclusive

Iberostar Bahia Hotel All Inclusive

4.5 out of 5
Rodovia BA 099 KM 56, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, BA
Nestled on the beach, this Mata de Sao Joao resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Klaus Peters Municipal Natural Park, Papa-Gente Beach and Praia do Forte Beach. Humpback ...
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Vila Galé Resort Marés - All Inclusive

Vila Galé Resort Marés - All Inclusive

4.5 out of 5
Praia De Guarajuba, s/n, Camacari, BA
Nestled on the beach, this Camacari resort is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Guarajuba Beach and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Praia do Genipabu. Praia da Espera and Sapiranga ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
sehr gutes Hotel,gutes Essen,nette Personal
"Wir waren positiv überrascht von diesem Hotel.Das essen ist vielfältig,die Lage ist schön und die Personal sind sehr freundlich. Wir würden jeder Zeit wieder das Hotel buchen."

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2012

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Real Classic Bahia Hotel

Real Classic Bahia Hotel

3.5 out of 5
Rua Fernando Menezes de Goes 165, Pituba, Salvador, BA
The price is £33 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Pituba, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pituba Beach and Jardim de Alah Beach. Costa Azul Park and Armação Beach are also within 15 ...
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Ibis Salvador Rio Vermelho

Ibis Salvador Rio Vermelho

3 out of 5
Rua Fonte Do Boi 215, Salvador, BA
The price is £26 per night from 2 Nov to 2 Nov
Nestled on the beach, this Rio Vermelho hotel is just steps away from Buracao Beach and Prainha da Fonte do Boi. Praia da Mariquita and Paciencia Beach are also ...
3/5 (1 review)
"Bed linen below standard with stains and wholes dirty walls furniture broken walls with falling paint NO SMALL TOWELLS, NO FACE TOWELLs Dirty windows Noisy aircon Staff lovely and friendly really are the best of the place as well as the breakfast."

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

Ibis Salvador Rio Vermelho
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, 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. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.