Useful Information

How to go from the airport to the neighborhood of Rio Vermelho:

Salvador International Airport - Luiz Eduardo Magalhães has modern and comfortable facilities, including several food services. The major airlines have regular flights departing from the most important Brazilian cities. Luiz Viana Filho street also known as Paralela Avenue is the best way to go to the Rio Vermelho neighborhood, where the event takes place.

In same place that you pick up the luggage you can buy the ticket for transportation. The picture below illustrates the sales points.

By Taxi

The participant can go to the airport main entrance and take an official taxi (indicated above). The Average price is R$ 115,00 to go to the neighborhood of Rio Vermelho, which is about 25km away from the airport. The average time to get there is 40 minutes. The map below shows the route. 

 

By Bus

The Bus is another option to get the neighborhood of Rio Vermelho. Go to the bus terminal in front of the airport. The price is R$ 30.00.

Airport departure times are: 7:30, 8:10, 8:50, 9:30, 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 14:10, 14:50, 15: 30, 16:30, 17:10, 17:50, 18:30, 19:30, 20:10, 20:50 and 22:00.

The departure times of Fonte do Boi street to the Airport are: 7:40, 9:20, 12:20, 15:20, 18:20, 21:20 and 22:20.

  

Mercure Salvador Rio Vermelho Hotel (Event Venue):

Boi Street– nº 215, Rio Vermelho District. Salvador – Bahia. CEP 41.940-360.

Fone: (+55) (71) 3172-9200

HOMEPAGE AT HOTEL 

 

Weather in Salvador:

Salvador has a tropical climate with high temperatures, high humidity and rainfall every month of the year with no dry season. More rainfall occurs between the months of April to September. The minimum temperature in November is approximately 24°C and maximum 30°C. Please, bring light clothing and drink plenty of fluids.

Food and Entertainment:

Visitors can enjoy bars and restaurants throughout Salvador, however we suggest the diverse restaurants in Rio Vermelho district itself. The place is known as the Bohemian District of Salvador. It has several options for dining and entertainment. You can find great restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the event's recommended hotels. Please see a list of several options HERE.