Car Rental at Salvador Airport

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Salvador Airport, Salvador, Brazil
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Renault Kwid or similar
Renault Kwid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$16.92 per day
Compact
VW Gol or similar
VW Gol
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
$20.61 per day
Intermediate
Chevrolet Prisma or similar
Chevrolet Prisma
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Unidas
$24.33 per day
Economy Elite
GM Onix or similar
GM Onix
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Localiza
$24.35 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Chevrolet Cobalt or similar
Chevrolet Cobalt
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$67.67 / per day
Mini
VW Saveiro or similar
VW Saveiro
  • 2
  • 3
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
$24.64 / per day
Intermediate Elite
VW T-Cross or similar
VW T-Cross
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Movida
$31.63 / per day
Compact Elite
Nissan Leaf or similar
Nissan Leaf
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Movida
$39.96 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:00 on 2022-05-16. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Portuguese
Currency
BRL
Country code
55
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
60 - 80 km/h
37 - 50 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Salvador Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

The capital of the state of Bahia, the coastal city of Salvador is one of the most interesting attractions in Brazil. Notable for its large carnival which, according to some, can rival the fun of its counterpart in Rio de Janeiro, as well as its strong African heritage and many cultural and natural riches, the city has plenty to keep a visitor entertained. These are three of Salvador’s most interesting attractions:

  • Pelourinho. Also known simply as the Historical Center, Pelourinho (or Pelo) is Salvador’s most famous district. A world heritage site, it is home to landmarks such as the Cathedral of Salvador, the Archaeology and Ethnology Museum, and the 18th century Palace of Saldanha. Pelourinho is also considered one of the safest areas in Salvador and can be relatively safely explored on foot, especially during the day, although it’s obviously important to still keep your wits about you. 
  • Afro-Brazilian Museum. A large port city on the Atlantic Ocean, Salvador is inextricably linked with its African heritage — up to almost 80% of the city’s inhabitants are at least partially descended from the African slaves brought to the area. Known as MAFRO and also located in Pelourinho, this museum celebrates the city’s and country’s African roots via collections on Afro-Brazilian art, traditions, and culture.
  • Beaches. The public beaches of Salvador are no doubt one of the main attractions of the city. The highlight among them is Porto da Barra Beach — quite possibly the most famous Brazilian beach outside of Rio de Janeiro, it is known for its tranquil waters, busy atmosphere, historic landmarks (it was the first place in Salvador that was settled by the Europeans), and surrounding forts. There are a number of other beautiful beaches, but do some research before visiting as sadly not every coastal area of the city can be considered completely safe.

Top international routes

  • São Paulo
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brasilia
  • Recife
  • Belo Horizonte
  • Campinas

Main airlines

Gol Transportes Aereos, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Avianca Brazil, Aerolineas Argentinas, LATAM Brasil, and Passaredo Linhas Aereas

Terminals

The single passenger terminal serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Salvador Airport is about 25 km (16 mi) northeast of Salvador de Bahia. Av. Carybé, Av. Luís Viana, and Av. Mario Leal Ferreira are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $46 per day
  • Large cars - from $54 per day
  • Medium cars - from $28 per day
  • Vans - from $42 per day
  • Small cars - from $24 per day
  • SUVs - from $45 per day

Car rental desks

Some are located on the ground floor of the airport, in the domestic flights area.

Services and facilities

You’ll find several cafés, bars, and fast food restaurants, as well as a variety of shops, some of which sell local Bahia goods. There are also ATMs, a currency exchange, a bank, a pharmacy, a medical center, baby changing facilities, a post office, and a barbershop. Salvador Airport is partially equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and special assistance can be requested, but be sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Shell gas station, located at Av. Octávio Mangabeira, SN - Jaguaribe, can be reached in about 12 minutes and is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. There are many other gas stations nearby and on the way to Salvador de Bahia.

Airport info

Rating
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Departure and check-in 6.8
  • Terminal facilities 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.5
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.2
  • Lounge 5.2

Salvador Airport (SSA)

  • IATA: SSA
  • ICAO: SBSV
  • Name: Salvador Airport (SSA)
  • Passengers (per year): 7,526,358
  • Distance from City: 13.7 miles / 22 km NE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 19 Locations near Salvador Airport

  1. Car Rental in Salvador East from $17.10 per day
    3.6 km / 2.2 miles away
  2. 4.4 km / 2.7 miles away
  3. Car Rental in Salvador South from $21.84 per day
    6.0 km / 3.7 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Ilheus Airport from $12.37 per day
    209.7 km / 130.3 miles away
  5. 272.0 km / 169.0 miles away
  6. 386.7 km / 240.3 miles away
  7. 466.0 km / 289.5 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Maceio Airport from $15.88 per day
    486.6 km / 302.3 miles away
  9. Car Rental in Caruaru South from $20.14 per day
    590.7 km / 367.0 miles away
  10. Car Rental at Recife Airport from $14.84 per day
    667.2 km / 414.6 miles away
  11. 697.7 km / 433.6 miles away
  12. 706.6 km / 439.1 miles away
  13. 736.5 km / 457.6 miles away
  14. 769.5 km / 478.2 miles away
  15. 828.6 km / 514.9 miles away
  16. Car Rental in Vitoria Jabour from $20.65 per day
    828.7 km / 514.9 miles away
  17. Car Rental at Natal Airport from $19.59 per day
    864.9 km / 537.4 miles away
  18. 941.2 km / 584.8 miles away
  19. 957.4 km / 594.9 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Salvador Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Salvador Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Salvador Airport
$32.02
January
$22.27
February
$25.12
March
$48.54
April
May
June
July
August
$42.24
September
$45.14
October
$52.48
November
$52.48
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Salvador Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $22.27. You can see that this is 44% cheaper than the yearly average and 58% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $52.48 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Salvador Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in March the average rental period is 12 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length
9
January
10
February
12
March
10
April
12
May
9
June
9
July
8
August
5
September
6
October
7
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Salvador Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Salvador Airport in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in April.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
81%
January
46%
February
44%
March
41%
April
50%
May
54%
June
50%
July
55%
August
176%
September
195%
October
196%
November
212%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Movida Dacia Duster 4 3 SUVs
Movida Fiat Mobi Like 4 2 Small cars
Movida Chevrolet Onix 4 3 Small cars
Movida Hyundai HB20 4 4 Medium cars
Unidas Chevrolet Prisma 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Renault Kwid 4 2 Small cars
Localiza Renault Kwid 2 3 Small cars
Movida Hyundai HB20 4 3 Small cars
Movida VW Gol 4 3 Medium cars
Unidas Peugeot 208 5 2 Medium cars

Top 8 Suppliers at Salvador Airport in 2022

Localiza
Exceptional 9 / 15 reviews
08009792020
Hall Aeroporto De Salvador, S/N, Sao Cristovao
$22 - $37
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Alamo
Excellent 8.6 / 5 reviews
+557133654174
431 Travessa Santos Dumont, Proximo ao Bambuza, Salvador 42700000
$17 - $130
Movida
Excellent 8.6 / 35 reviews
+557132041693 / +5522230980 / +5511985775967
Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport - Praça Gago Coutinho, s/n - São Cristóvão, Salvador - BA, 41520-970
$18 - $75
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
7133654174
Travessa Santos Dumont 431
Working hours
Mon:00:15-23:45
Tue:00:15-23:45
Wed:00:15-23:45
Thu:00:15-23:45
Fri:00:15-23:45
Sat:00:15-23:45
Sun:00:15-23:45
National
National
Excellent 8.5
7133654174
TRAVEssA SANTOS DUMONT, 431
Working hours
Mon:00:15-23:45
Tue:00:15-23:45
Wed:00:15-23:45
Thu:00:15-23:45
Fri:00:15-23:45
Sat:00:15-23:45
Sun:00:15-23:45
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.4
557133774227
Hall Aeroporto De Salvador S/N
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Europcar
Excellent 8.4 / 1 reviews
+557132527175
1A. Travessa Santos Dumont, 431 72703-440, Salvador Bahia
$68 - $147
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Unidas
Excellent 8.3 / 3 reviews
+557133654174
Travessa Santos Dumont, 431 - São Cristóvão, Salvador - BA, 41520-970
$20 - $87
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
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