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

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Fly  •  5 h

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

$153 - $438

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Bus Itapemirim  •  21 h 30 min

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

$50 - $80

2 alternative options

Bus Gontijo  •  25 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Salvador to Feira de Santana 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Feira de Santana to Fortaleza São Paulo – Tietê

$66 - $92

Drive  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Salvador to Fortaleza 743.5 miles

$120 - $190

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

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The best way to get from Salvador to Fortaleza without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 30 min and costs .

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

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Salvador to Fortaleza bus services, operated by Itapemirim, depart from Salvador station.

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The best way to get from Salvador to Fortaleza is to fly which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Salvador Airport to Fortaleza Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Salvador to Fortaleza bus services, operated by Itapemirim, arrive at Fortaleza - Joao Thome station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salvador to Fortaleza is 1190 km. It takes approximately 16 h 28 min to drive from Salvador to Fortaleza.

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Avianca Brazil, LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras offer flights from Salvador Airport to Fortaleza Airport.

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Map of how to get from Salvador to Fortaleza.
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  • Distance: 643.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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 $50 - $80 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
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza via Natal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza via Recife
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Salvador to Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
$50 - $80
Schedules at
itapemirim.com.br
Business Class
$45 - $70
Conventional
$50 - $75
Executive
$50 - $75
First Class
$75 - $110
Santana
Phone
+55 (71) 3450-5614 / 3450-4951
Website
empresasantana.com.br
Bus from Salvador to Feira de Santana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
empresasantana.com.br
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Viacao Cidade Sol

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There are 1040+ hotels available in Fortaleza. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salvador to Salvador Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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