Salvador International Airport Guide
- Full name: Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport
- Location: The airport is located 17 miles (27km) north of downtown Salvador de Bahia.
- Time: GMT -3
Tel: +55 (0)71 204-1130.
- Transfer to the City:
Public buses run from the airport to the city centre. Two kinds of buses are available: the 'executivo' and the ordinary bus which runs from just outside of the airport. The 'executivo' is a little bit more expensive, but more convenient for travellers with luggage. The Praça da Sé - Aeroporto route is the one to choose as it goes to the Rodoviária Bus Terminal. Tickets can be bought on the bus or within the terminal and the trip takes approximately 90 minutes.
- Car rental:
Avis, Thrifty, Europcar and Hertz all have desks in the arrivals hall.
Airport facilities include a comfort station, hairdresser, information desk, medical post, tourist service centre, banks and ATMs, currency exchange, restaurants and coffee shops, a post office, gift shops and newsagents and duty-free shopping.
Short and long-term parking is available at the airport.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.aeroportosalvador.net