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Salvador International Airport is a large beautiful facility most recently
with its last large expansion coming in 2002. The main portal to the
Northeast of Brazil it can handle up to 11
aircraft, simultaneously with ample vehicle parking for 600.
Salvador is Brazil's 6th busiest airport with over 80 daily flights. It
located 32km (20 miles) from downtown.
In addition to air taxis, helicopters you will find a large beautiful modern facility with good restaurants, fast food, a bar, clothing stored, jewelry store, bookstore and tourist information.
MONEY: The bank machines are all in the arrivals hall area (to the left, past the Policia Federal). Cambio Gradual offers 24-hour money-change services.
Internacional Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães >>
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BahiaTursa Service Centers in Salvador (8) & the state (17)
including the aeroporto & the rodoveria (bus station)
The tourist office has an excellent Salvador map for sale and free
booklets with small maps of the main tourist areas.
*NOTE: If calling from
outside Brazil, dial international access code then 55-71 before each
number. If calling from within Brazil yet from outside Salvador dial 071
How to get to Barra Grande and the Peninsula of Maraú
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Espanol Official Salvador City Visitor Site
The City is over 30 km from the airport. Taxis are regulated from the airport. You can ask about the executive
bus, the Praça da Sé/Aeroporto bus, which is cheaper. For ticket
information and schedules, travelers need to contact the specific bus
company directly. However, the general bus station number will tell you
which company to phone.
Rodviária Bus Terminal:
Praça de Sé is the busy bus stop near the Pelourinho center at the top of the Lacerda you will get to know. Praça de Sé is also the name of the bus to take to visit the Atlantic Beaches as far as Praia Famengo and Avenida da Franca
Ticket Center outlets: Tickets for bus companies Águia Branca, Bomfim, Itapemirim, and São Geraldo, as well as the Ferry Boats and Catamarans to Itaparica, at
|To Pelourinho costs about
R$65 (US$21), to Ondina R$62 (US$20)
To the northern beaches (such as Itapuã;), R$27 (US$9). Regular taxis can be cheaper
carnaval.com's main travel affiliate is also one of the world's
largest car rental companies. However if you are planning to mostly spend time in the City of Salvador you should avoid the hassle since the public transportation is good and streets are narrow, hilly and often unmarked. However this is the best way to see the coast and interior of Bahia
Going South of Salvador by Car
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