Cheap flights from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Flights starting at £169. Choose between Azul, LATAM Airlines, or Gol Transportes Aéreos to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Santos Dumont, or Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International when they travel from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador. The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador is 1224 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos, and TAP Portugal. Rio de Janeiro and Salvador have 211 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AzulAZUADYesNo
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesNo
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3YesNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador takes around 2.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador?
The flight distance between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador is 1224 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador?
Several carriers operate flights between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and London, São Paulo, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Foz do Iguaçu, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Florianópolis, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Brasília, Recife, Curitiba, Cusco, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Fortaleza, Porto Seguro, Lisbon, Porto Alegre, Cuiabá.
What are the most popular routes to and from Salvador?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Salvador and Dublin, London, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Santiago de Chile, Fortaleza, Fernando de Noronha, Tel Aviv, Manchester, Recife, Porto Seguro, Natal, Ilhéus, Campo Grande, Calama, Porto Alegre, Birmingham, Inverness, Bristol, Brasília.
Which airports are there in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is mainly served by Santos Dumont. But there are other airports nearby, including Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Santos Dumont. It is also served by Cabo Frio International, Zona da Mata Regional.
What airports are near Salvador?
The main airport in Salvador is Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International. It is also served by Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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