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

Salvador da Bahia Airport Taxi

If you wish to transfer to Salvador da Bahia city centre, you can get there within 30 up to 45 minutes.

Transferring by taxi is in fact a great idea, since Salvador da Bahia taxi drivers are known for its good and fast service. It is advisable to insist to use the meter, since some of them refuse to do it and you can be easily ripped off.

types of taxi

In order to avoid possible headaches, you would better use the executive taxis, the ones coloured in white and blue, they work without taximeter due to operating by fixed fares, and are even more comfortable than the regular taxis. 

On the other hand, the regular taxis work with meter.


You can found the taxi ranks outside the first level of the main terminal.

taxi Companies

The following taxi companies are available in Salvador da Bahia Airport:

- Abaete: +55 71 3377 3955
- Lider: +55 71 3377 1416


The estimated fare to transfer from Salvador da Bahia Airport to the city centre goes from R$ 68,45 up to 92,98.

Take in mind that fares may be higher during the night.

Fares to other popular destinations within the city:

- Pelourinho: R$ 69,05. 
- Mercado Modelo: R$ 76,14.
- Itaparica: R$ 133,39.
- Barra: R$ 77,81.

*fares may change. 


Uber is available at Salvador da Bahia Airport.


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