Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

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Facts about the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Cheapest Bus$46.68
Fastest Bus28h 45m
Earliest Bus8:00 AM
Latest Bus3:40 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance753.4 miles
Bus CompaniesViação Kaissara, Águia Branca
Do you want to travel by bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Rio de Janeiro and arriving in Salvador and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Águia Branca. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Salvador, alternative destinations from Rio de Janeiro, and the most popular airport shuttles from Salvador.

The cheapest bus routes from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Today
from $49.55
Tomorrow
from $62.93
12/06
from $57.20
12/07
from $57.20
12/08
from $61.99
12/09
from $62.93

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Viação Kaissara
    9:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 10m
    2:40 PM
    Salvador
    from$46.68
  • Viação Kaissara
    9:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 40m
    3:10 PM
    Salvador
    from$47.17
  • Águia Branca
    12:50 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 8h 10m
    9:00 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$49.55
  • Águia Branca
    3:40 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 20m
    9:00 PM
    Salvador
    from$50.58
  • Águia Branca
    11:25 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 0m
    4:25 PM
    Salvador
    from$50.58
  • Águia Branca
    12:50 PM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 8h 30m
    9:20 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$57.20
  • Viação Kaissara
    9:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 4h 45m
    2:15 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$57.38
  • Águia Branca
    11:25 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 20m
    4:45 PM
    Salvador
    from$60.83
  • Águia Branca
    8:35 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 8h 10m
    4:45 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$68.67
  • Viação Kaissara
    9:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 56m
    4:26 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$70.24
  • Viação Kaissara
    9:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:00 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$70.78
  • Águia Branca
    3:40 PM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 40m
    9:20 PM
    Salvador
    from$76.21
  • Águia Branca
    8:35 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 7h 50m
    4:25 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$76.33
  • Águia Branca
    8:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Rodoviária Novo Rio
    Duration 7h 50m
    3:50 PM
    Salvador, BA - Rodoviária
    from$81.40

The cheapest carpooling offers from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 3h 40m
    7:40 AM
    Salvador
    from$44.75
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 2h 50m
    7:50 AM
    Salvador
    from$47.17
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:30 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 3h 40m
    12:10 PM
    Salvador
    from$48.38
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 AM
    Rio de Janeiro
    Duration 5h 40m
    9:40 AM
    Salvador
    from$53.21

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Bus Rio de Janeiro to Salvador: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Rio de Janeiro as your place of departure and Salvador as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Viação Kaissara at $46.68, whereas the quickest connection takes 28h 45m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador!

Bus stops in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador

Stations
40415-475 Salvador (Brazil)
Av. Oceânica 1, 40140-130 Salvador (Brazil)
Av. Lafayete Coutinho , 40015-160 Salvador (Brazil)
Praça da Sé - Pelourinho , 40020-210 Salvador (Brazil)
Avenida Antônio Carlos Magalhães 1656, 41800-700 Salvador (Brazil)
Salvador (Brazil)

FAQs about the bus route Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

How much does a Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $46.68 and takes 29h 10m to reach Salvador. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $46.68 and $81.40. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Salvador.

On average, how many connections are available from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador each day?

Every day, the Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus route is served by approximately 3 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador take?

The fastest bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador is offered by Viação Kaissara and takes 28h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $57.38. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

The earliest bus arriving in Salvador from Rio de Janeiro starts at 8:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

The latest bus trip departing from Rio de Janeiro for Salvador starts at 3:40 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Rio de Janeiro Salvador route?

When traveling by bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, passengers can travel with Águia Branca. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, CheckMyBus currently compares 7 direct bus connections with the following companies: Águia Branca

What can I take with me on the Rio de Janeiro to Salvador bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Rio de Janeiro Salvador bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador on your planned travel date.

Compare Rio de Janeiro and Salvador

$1.47
$1.38
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
A cab ride in Rio de Janeiro is 7% more expensive than in Salvador.
$0.73
$0.63
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
A bus fare in Rio de Janeiro is 14% more expensive than in Salvador.
$1.34
$1.15
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
A large beer in Rio de Janeiro is 15% more expensive than in Salvador.
$0.53
$0.40
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
A bottle of water in Rio de Janeiro is 25% more expensive than in Salvador.
$5.78
$4.02
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
A meal in Rio de Janeiro is 31% more expensive than in Salvador.

Bus routes from Rio de Janeiro and Salvador

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