There are 4 ways to get from Salvador to Fortaleza by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Salvador (SSA) to Fortaleza (FOR) SSA - FOR

$150 - $435

Cheapest option

Bus Itapemirim  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salvador to Fortaleza - Joao Thome

$45 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus Gontijo  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Salvador to Feira de Santana
  2. Take the bus from Feira de Santana to Fortaleza São Paulo – Tietê

$55 - $80

Drive  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Salvador to Fortaleza 743.5 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salvador to Fortaleza is to bus which costs R$ 180 - R$ 290 and takes 21 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salvador to Fortaleza is to fly which costs R$ 550 - R$ 1700 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Salvador and Fortaleza is 1029 km. The road distance is 1189.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Salvador to Fortaleza, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salvador and arriving at Fortaleza - Joao Thome. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Salvador, Brazil and Fortaleza, Brazil?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Salvador to Fortaleza every 4 hours. Alternatively, Itapemirim operates a bus from Salvador to Fortaleza 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza via Recife
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Bus operators
Itapemirim
Phone
0800 723 2121
Email
faleconosco@itapemirim.com.br
Website
itapemirim.com.br
Bus from Salvador to Fortaleza - Joao Thome
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Business Class
$45 - $65
Conventional
$45 - $70
Executive
$50 - $75
First Class
$70 - $110
Santana
Phone
+55 (71) 3450-5614 / 3450-4951
Website
empresasantana.com.br
Bus from Salvador to Feira de Santana
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
empresasantana.com.br
Gontijo

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