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Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

8:004:48
£44
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
8:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4:48
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£44
8:004:48
£44
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
8:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4:48
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£44

Cheap buses leaving Saturday

One passenger / one way

12:008:52
£45
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
12:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8:52
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£45
12:008:52
£45
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
12:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8:52
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£45

Cheap buses leaving Wednesday

One passenger / one way

8:004:48
£42
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
8:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4:48
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£42
8:004:48
£42
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilSalvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
8:00
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4:48
Salvador - Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador
BlaBlaCar
£42

Trip Reviews for Rio de Janeiro - Salvador

3.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador

Ratings and Reviews (8)


Stefanie A.6 March 2020 | 

We had the seats next to the toilet and surprisingly it didn't stink cause it was cleaned twice during our trip!

Cesar H.18 February 2020 | 

Everything was great but as only english speaker traveling it was difficult knowing what’s going on when driver made announcements as no one speaks English.

Samuel B.13 January 2020 | 

Nice coach, toilets cleaned 3 times during trip. Seats reclined and bus stopped at quite a few restaurants / shops / toilets on the way. High quality service!

Joel D.3 July 2019 | 

Worst bus experience I've had, 30 hours of uncomfort. The bus was run by a different company to start with, it was so old and shaky. The toilet didn't flush from the beginning so the whole bus absolutely stank. There was no drinking water. The driver didn't care even after we all voiced our concerns. It ended up being 4 hours late, and we have no idea why as there was only a bit of traffic between Feira do Santana to Salvador, that's it. Everyone on the bus deserves some type of compensation, it was horrible.

Demitrius L.24 June 2019 | 

No water or wifi on the bus The 27 hour trip turned into 32 hours! Bathroom smelled and there was no toilet paper for half of the trip.

Louise C.11 March 2019 | 

So many unnecessary stops. It took six hours longer the journey!

Jennifer R.28 March 2018 | 

I am going to directly complain to the company as an hour into our journey the bus broke down. We waited 2 hours by the side of the road for a replacement bus which was to a much lower standard than the one we had paid for. Then spent a further 31 hours 20 minutes on this appalling bus. Despite only being delayed by 2 hours, our bus arrived in Salvador 7 hours after schedule.

Tal P.24 August 2016 | 

No food provided

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador buses

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Bus Companies

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador buses are provided by BlaBlaCar, Águia Branca and Kaissara.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Rio de Janeiro, the trip starts at Novo Rio, Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim, Av. Pedro Calmon, Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil or Rodoviária.

In Salvador, your bus travel ends at Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador.

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Route Map

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Route Map

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador.

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Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

Will you be returning to Rio de Janeiro by bus?

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