Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to San Salvador (SAL)

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The best prices from Chicago to San Salvador El Salvador Intl are usually found in January or March, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to San Salvador (SAL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SAL flight in 2022: compare Chicago to San Salvador flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Salvador.
CHI - SAL
Price
$372 - $745
SAL
Temperature
73.4 - 77 °F
SAL
Precipitation
0 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 42% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$372

From Chicago (CHI) to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to San Salvador?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 12% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to San Salvador (CHI - SAL)?

When flying from Chicago to San Salvador, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the afternoon.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to San Salvador?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to San Salvador, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 19% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $411 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $489.

Cheap flights from Chicago to San Salvador in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SAL flights for January, February
5 Feb - 11 Feb
$154pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$160pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Feb - 12 Mar
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to San Salvador 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Salvador from Chicago found for this year
23 Mar - 30 Mar
$151pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Feb - 11 Feb
$154pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to San Salvador

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Salvador from Chicago, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$160pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$164pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$166pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to El Salvador Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to San Salvador
2:21 pm - 8:42 am
Frontier
2 Stops
18h 21m
ORD - SAL
Frontier
$83
Kiwi.com
4:22 pm - 3:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
23h 23m
ORD - SAL
Multiple Airlines
$203
Kiwi.com
4:16 pm - 5:36 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 20m
ORD - SAL
Spirit Airlines
$213
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to San Salvador

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Salvador from Chicago?

If you book a flight to San Salvador from Chicago, you will be flying to El Salvador Intl, which is the city’s only airport. San Salvador El Salvador Intl (SAL) is located 20.5 mi from the center of San Salvador. There are 0 flights from Chicago to El Salvador Intl per day from 9 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to San Salvador El Salvador Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to San Salvador El Salvador Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to San Salvador for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to San Salvador for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $151, but on average you can expect to pay $170.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to San Salvador for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to San Salvador within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to San Salvador round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $151, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to San Salvador.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 64% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to San Salvador?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to San Salvador are Interjet, American Airlines and Aeromexico. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to San Salvador?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to San Salvador is $74. On average you can expect to pay $245. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Salvador El Salvador Intl), can usually be booked for $160.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Salvador, El Salvador

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Salvador from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Most visitors from Chicago can enter San Salvador El Salvador Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Salvador El Salvador Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering San Salvador El Salvador Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from San Salvador?

Returning to Chicago from San Salvador El Salvador Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Salvador El Salvador Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Salvador El Salvador Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to San Salvador

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Salvador

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to San Salvador.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Average temperature for January in San Salvador
91.4 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing San Salvador

Top 8 airlines flying from Chicago to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to San Salvador choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$153 $386 No cancel fee 65%
Interjet
$241 $361 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Aeromexico
$358 $418 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$365 $475 No cancel fee 70%
Avianca
$366 $472 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$376 $502 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$382 $552 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$384 $541 No cancel fee 71%
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