Salvador da Bahia Airport Informational Guide to Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA) - Non Official

Salvador da Bahia Airport Bus

At Salvador da Bahia Airport there are two kinds of buses which serve the city centre:

First Class Bus

The First Class Bus (hotel itinerary) drops passengers on its way to hotels in downtown. Buses depart hourly.

You can board it outside the arrivals hall.

One-way trip cost is R$ 30 and trip time is an hour.

Executive Buses

The Executive Buses to downtown are S040, S041 and S041-01.

Regular Buses

On the other hand, regular buses depart from the terminal located adjacent to the parking lot. 

The vast majority of buses just follow the route between Salvador da Bahia Airport and Rodoviária Bus Terminal, which is the main coach terminal in the city.

It is the cheapest option to downtown.

Single ticket cost is R$ 4.

See more information here.

to subway

There’s a free shuttle from Salvador da Bahia Airport to the new subway Airport Station.


Monday to Sunday (including holidays): 05:00am to 00:00am.


Metro single ticket: R$ 3.70

For more information, please check here.


Buses stop outside the Arrivals level, at the first floor.

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets are sold on board to the driver.