Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to San Salvador (SAL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to San Salvador El Salvador Intl are usually found in August or May, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to San Salvador (SAL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SAL flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to San Salvador flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Salvador.
SFO - SAL
Price
$469 - $955
SAL
Temperature
73.4 - 77 °F
SAL
Rainfall
0 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$469

From San Francisco to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

One-way from

$194

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to San Salvador?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Salvador from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $639 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $398. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador (SFO - SAL)?

When flying from San Francisco to San Salvador, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight at noon.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 47 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to San Salvador from $685 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $761 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to San Salvador in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to SAL flights for May, June
23 May - 7 Jun
$554pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jun - 6 Jul
$555pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 9 Jun
$558pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to San Salvador 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Salvador from San Francisco found for this year
21 Sep - 30 Sep
$427pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Oct - 17 Oct
$432pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Sep - 13 Sep
$436pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to San Salvador from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to San Salvador direct flight deals
5 Sep - 13 Sep
$436pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Sep - 8 Oct
$438pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Sep - 4 Oct
$440pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to San Salvador

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Salvador from San Francisco, departing today and this week
30 May - 13 Jun
$597pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 May - 16 Jun
$641pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 May - 16 Jun
$642pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to El Salvador Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to San Salvador
5:30 pm - 8:20 am
Delta
1 Stop
13h 50m
SFO - SAL
Delta
$194
Delta
8:45 pm - 3:20 am
Avianca
Nonstop
5h 35m
SFO - SAL
Avianca
$232
SmartFares
2:35 pm - 9:03 am
Copa Airlines
2 Stops
17h 28m
SFO - SAL
Copa Airlines
$233
Priceline

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Salvador</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to San Salvador

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to San Salvador El Salvador Intl (SAL) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador. On a typical day, there are 3 flights from San Francisco to El Salvador Intl, all of which are around 5h 30m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 13 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to San Salvador.

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

Avianca, United Airlines, and Interjet are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to San Salvador for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to San Salvador for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $427, but on average you can expect to pay $444.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to San Salvador for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to San Salvador under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to San Salvador is less than $454.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to San Salvador for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to San Salvador within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

How popular is this San Francisco to San Salvador flight route?

Within the past month, 338 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to San Salvador El Salvador Intl.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to San Salvador on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 3 flights from San Francisco to San Salvador a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Departing from San Francisco to San Salvador will take you 5h 35m. The distance from San Francisco to San Salvador is about 2655 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to San Salvador round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to San Salvador round-trip from $427. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Avianca, from $436, and American Airlines, from $438. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador for 33% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to San Salvador one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $194. American Airlines flights start at $200 while deals on Avianca start at $212 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to San Salvador on time: EVA Air (97%), Avianca (91%), Avianca (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to San Salvador?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $13. While the most popular route (San Francisco - San Salvador El Salvador Intl) can be booked for $438 on average our data indicates $1,011 when flying from San Francisco to San Salvador.

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to San Salvador check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Salvador, El Salvador

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering San Salvador El Salvador Intl.

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

Returning to San Francisco 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to San Salvador.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration from SFO to SAL
5h 48m
Average temperature for May in San Salvador
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Salvador
0.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing San Salvador

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to San Salvador El Salvador Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $18 No cancel fee 66%

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

Delta
$184 $479 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$184 $617 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$197 $466 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$214 $491 No cancel fee 69%
Interjet
$242 $357 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.

Copa Airlines
$267 $533 No cancel fee 70%
Alaska Airlines
$277 $647 No cancel fee 75%
Avianca
$294 $574 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$319 $710 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to San Salvador

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards San Salvador.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of SFO to SAL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 45% of SFO to SAL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to SAL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SFO to SAL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to San Salvador
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to San Salvador.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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