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Fares from $85 One Way, $312 Round Trip from San Francisco to San Salvador

Prices starting at $312 for return flights and $85 for one-way flights to San Salvador were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to San Salvador

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSAL
Distance2640 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesEVA Air, SA AVIANCA, Turkish Airlines, ANA
Earliest Flight Arrival1:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:10PM UTC

Finding Flights from San Francisco to San Salvador

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in San Salvador

If you are looking to book cheap flights to San Salvador, check out Orbitz.com. San Salvador, El Salvador, is served by the El Salvador International Airport, which is located about 31 miles from San Salvador and commonly known as Comalapa International Airport or Cuscatlán International Airport. This airport has both domestic and international flights and is the busiest airport in El Salvador.

Transportation from the Airport

There are car rental companies at the airport. Check to see if your hotel or resort offers a shuttle from the airport. San Salvador also has buses and taxis available. The typical fare for a bus is between $0.20 and $0.25. Buses are free to elderly, disabled and pregnant riders. Taxi fare is dependent on the driver and is charged by the destination. Orbitz.com can help you with more than just air tickets. When you find low fares to San Salvador, you can also book a rental car.

Weather in San Salvador

San Salvador has a tropical climate. The average temperature is in the 80s all year, with little variation, due to its proximity to the equator. The dry season, with almost no rain, lasts from November through April. The rainy season lasts from May through October. If you plan to visit during these months, don't forget to bring an umbrella.

San Salvador's Major Attractions

San Salvador's historic downtown area is a major tourist attraction. The National Palace, National Theater and Metropolitan Cathedral also draw many visitors each year. With an assortment of museums, shops, parks and restaurants, there is something for every different taste. When you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for the best cheap flights to San Salvador.

Flights from San Francisco to San Salvador - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Salvador?

There sure is. AVIANCA will take you directly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to San Salvador (SAL-El Salvador Intl.), so you won't have to worry about lengthy stopovers or missing that connecting flight.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to San Salvador?

From San Francisco, the unique sights and sounds of San Salvador are at least 5 hours and 35 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or perhaps even upgrade to one with a bit more legroom, and travel to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to San Salvador (and vicinity) most frequently?

Plan your San Francisco (and vicinity) to San Salvador (and vicinity) journey with an Avianca flight. With 31 per month, this airline offers the most flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Salvador?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Salvador have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Salvador with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Salvador without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.