Salvador Bahia Airport

General information

Salvador Bahia Airport is a modern and well-organised airport in the east of Brazil. From the airport, you can reach the centre of Salvador or Salvador da Bahia by metro, bus and taxi. Since 2017, Salvador Bahia Airport is operated by the French airport operator VINCI Airports.


Where is Salvador Bahia Airport situated?

The airport is located northeast of the city (São Cristóvão) close to Flamengo Beach and Parque das Dunas Salvador. The BA-526 and BA-099 motorways are a short distance from the airport.

How many terminals does Salvador Bahia Airport have?

The airport has one terminal. The check-in desks are located in the main building. After the security check, you can get to the boarding gates in North Concourse (11 jetbridges) and South Concourse (via a footbridge, 7 jetbridges).

Airport Map



The distance from Salvador Bahia Airport to the centre of Salvador is 26 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Salvador.

From SSA Airport to Salvador City centre by Car
26 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Salvador Bahia Airport by public transport. Visit the Salvador Bahia Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Salvador Bahia Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Salvador is about R$ 140.-. Book your taxi at Salvador Bahia Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SSA Airport to Salvador City centre by Taxi
26 km
40 min
R$ 140.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Salvador Bahia Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Salvador Bahia Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Salvador Bahia Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Salvador Bahia Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Salvador Bahia Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Salvador Bahia Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Salvador Bahia Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • GOL Airlines
  • Azul Airlines
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • TAP Air Portugal


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Salvador Bahia Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Intercity Salvador Aeroporto, Lauro de Freitas

Offering a restaurant, Intercity Salvador Aeroporto features free WiFi access and private parking on site, at a surcharge. Daily breakfast is served free of charge.


Onix Hotel Aeroporto, Lauro de Freitas

Hotel Onix offers simple accommodation with a 24-hour front desk and a restaurant 1 km from both Ipitanga Beach and the subway, in Lauro de Freitas. It is 1.5 km from Luís Eduardo Magalhães Airport. The rooms at Hotel Onix are air-conditioned.


Novotel Salvador Hangar Aeroporto, Salvador

Offering outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Novotel Salvador Hangar Aeroporto is conveniently located 2.5 km from Dep. Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport. Free Wi-Fi access is available.

Hotels in Salvador

Looking for the best hotels in Salvador? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Villa Bahia, Salvador

Located in the heart of Salvador’s historical center, the charming Villa Bahia Hotel is set in two traditional colonial houses featuring a terrace with panoramic view to the Pelourinho.


Bahiacafé Hotel, Salvador

This is a small boutique hotel located next to the Praça da Sé, a popular square in the heart of Pelourinho. Public transportation and the Elevator Lacerda are a short walk away. Free WiFi is available througout the property.


Pousada Colonial Chile, Salvador

Boasting an excellent location in the historical center of Salvador, the Colonial Chile Hotel combines the charm of a traditional colonial building with modern amenities in its guestrooms. All rooms feature air conditioning, TV, telephone and...

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Salvador Bahia Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Salvador by Night: Cultural Dinner and Show

Experience Salvador and enjoy prime seating, a delicious dinner and see dozens of brilliantly costumed performers during an energetic evening that includes live percussion, Capoeira, Maculele, Candomblé and African Gods dance moves on stage.


Salvador: Morro de São Paulo Island Transfer Service

Take the stress out of your trip to Morro de São Paulo Island and book your transfer service in advance.

Tour & transport

Salvador: City Highlights Private Tour

Take a half-day or a full-day tour and discover the main spots of Salvador, the first capital of Brazil. Select from 5 different itineraries to see what you want to see. Relax with hotel pickup and drop-off, and benefit from a private expert tour guide.


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