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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Salvador by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Sao Paulo  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Salvador (SSA) GRU - SSA

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Bus  •  34h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Salvador Bus Station Sao Paulo - Salvador Bus Station / ...

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Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Salvador (SSA) CGH - SSA

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo to Aeroporto de Viracopos
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Salvador (SSA) VCP - SSA

Bus via Camaçari  •  23h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Uruacu Bus Station Sao Paulo - Uruacu Bus Station

Drive  •  24h 25m

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Salvador 1935.9 km

São Paulo to Salvador by bus

The bus journey time between São Paulo and Salvador is around 34h 12m and covers a distance of around 1935 km. Operated by Gontijo and Viação Nacional, the São Paulo to Salvador bus service departs from Sao Paulo and arrives in Salvador Bus Station. Typically 28 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Buses
34h 12m Average Duration
R$ 430 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from São Paulo to Salvador is to bus, which costs R$ 430 - R$ 700 and takes 34h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Salvador is to fly which costs R$ 500 - R$ 2900 and takes 5h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sao Paulo and arriving at Salvador Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34h 12m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Salvador is 1455 km. The road distance is 1935.9 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Salvador without a car is to bus via Camaçari which takes 23h 7m and costs R$ 450 - R$ 750.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from São Paulo to Salvador, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Salvador bus services, operated by Gontijo, depart from Sao Paulo station.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Salvador is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs R$ 500 - R$ 2900. Alternatively, you can bus via Camaçari, which costs R$ 450 - R$ 750 and takes 23h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Salvador Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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São Paulo to Salvador bus services, operated by Gontijo, arrive at Uruacu Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Salvador.
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  • Distance: 1454.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Salvador, Brazil?

LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul fly from São Paulo to Salvador hourly. Alternatively, Gontijo operates a bus from Sao Paulo to Uruacu Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost R$ 440 - R$ 700 and the journey takes 21h 17m.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Salvador via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Salvador via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2800
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador via Vitoria
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2600
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2900
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Sao Paulo to Salvador via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 3100
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2500
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 750 - R$ 2500
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 10000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 10000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador via Belo Horizonte Confins
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 10000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Salvador via Porto Seguro
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 10000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2900
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 3000
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Salvador via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 700 - R$ 3000
Bus operators
VB Transportes
Phone
+55 19 3733-5000
Email
sac@vbtransportes.com.br
Website
vbtransportes.com.br
Bus from São Paulo to Aeroporto de Viracopos
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 37
Book at
vbtransportes.com.br
Gontijo
Phone
0800 728 0044
Website
queropassagem.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo to Uruacu Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 700
Website
Gontijo
Convencional
R$ 440 - R$ 650
Executivo
R$ 500 - R$ 700
Bus from Sao Paulo to Salvador Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 440 - R$ 700
Website
Gontijo
Convencional
R$ 440 - R$ 650
Executivo
R$ 500 - R$ 700
Viação Nacional
Phone
0800 728 0044
Website
comprepassagem.com.br
Bus from Sao Paulo - Tiete to Salvador
Ave. Duration
34h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R$ 430 - R$ 500
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comprepassagem.com.br
Convencional
R$ 440 - R$ 500

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Salvador is 1936 km. It takes approximately 24h 25m to drive from São Paulo to Salvador.

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Azul, LATAM Chile and Gol Transportes Aéreos offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Salvador Airport.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Salvador. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 35 - R$ 260.

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