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Bus Rio de Janeiro to Salvador: Trip Overview

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4:00 AM - 11:50 PM
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Trip Reviews for Rio de Janeiro - Salvador

3.5 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (8)

Stefanie A.March 6, 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.February 18, 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.January 13, 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.July 3, 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.June 24, 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.March 11, 2019 | 

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

Jennifer R.March 28, 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.August 24, 2016 | 

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Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Buses

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Bus Companies

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador bus tickets are provided by BlaBlaCar.

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.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses1
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures4:00 AM - 11:50 PM
Minimum Price$33
Average Ticket Price$54
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Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Route Map

Rio de Janeiro to Salvador Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Rio de Janeiro - Salvador

How much does a bus ticket from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador is $54. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

The average travel time between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador is around 20h 48m, although the fastest bus will take about 20h 40m.This is the time it takes to travel the 752 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador?

The number of buses from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 1 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

When taking the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador, you can travel comfortably and safely with BlaBlaCar.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador?

Buses traveling between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador leave from Novo Rio or Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim and arrive at Terminal Rodoviário de Salvador.

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?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro.

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