Cheap flights from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro

Flights starting at £193. Choose between Azul, LATAM Airlines, or Gol Transportes Aéreos to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Rio de Janeiro

Book your trip to arrive at Santos Dumont, or Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. The distance between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro is 1224 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos, and Aerolineas Argentinas. Salvador and Rio de Janeiro have 342 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil, Cristo Redentor, Ipanema Beach, and Governador Island.

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Check-in for a flight from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
AzulAZUADYes
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3Yes
Aerolineas ArgentinasARGARYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro?
The flight distance between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro is 1224 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro?
Several carriers operate flights between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Salvador?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Salvador and São Paulo, London, Dublin, Lima, Recife, Fortaleza, Santiago de Chile, Mexico City, Vitória da Conquista, Buenos Aires, Belo Horizonte, Fernando de Noronha, Brasília, Foz do Iguaçu, Athens, Perth, Tallinn, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Cusco, Cancún.
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, Dublin, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Foz do Iguaçu, Montevideo, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Bangkok, Cusco, Curitiba, Calama, Brasília, Florianópolis, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Recife, Porto Seguro.
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.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Salvador and Rio de Janeiro can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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