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Fares from $180 One Way, $226 Round Trip from San Salvador to Cancun

Prices starting at $226 for return flights and $180 for one-way flights to Cancun 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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More About Flying To Cancun from San Salvador

Route Information for Flights from San Salvador to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeSAL
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
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Dec 21, 2019

Baggage claim at Cancun airport is very slow. We waited 45min to get our luggage.

Cheap Flights from San Salvador to Cancun

Flights Out of El Salvador International Airport

If you're looking for cheap flights from San Salvador, Orbitz.com can help you find the deals you're looking for. Use the site's interface to book cheap airline tickets, hotel rooms and even rental cars. Flights out of San Salvador leave from the El Salvador International Airport, also known as Comalapa International Airport. The airport is located 31 miles from the center of San Salvador and is a thoroughly modern airport with plenty of amenities, including comfortable waiting rooms, Wi-Fi and full-service restaurants. The airlines servicing the airport include American Airlines, Delta Airlines and Spirit Airlines.

Transportation to El Salvador International Airport

If you rent a car in San Salvador, you can drop it off at the airport when you arrive for your flight. There are taxi services that go to and from the airport, but they don't have meters. Make sure you agree on a price before you get into the cab. Buses 138 and 400 run between the city and the airport every 30 minutes and cost $1.

Parking at the Airport

There's long-term and short-term parking at the airport. Short-term parking is 60 cents an hour or $3.50 per day. Long-term parking is 60 cents per hour or $2.50 per day.

Dining at the Airport

There are plenty of places to eat in this modern airport. The Coffee Cup is the perfect place to stop if you'd like to grab a bite to eat before an early morning flight. Book your cheap flights from San Salvador through Orbitz.com for a hassle-free, seamless booking process.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. Orbitz.com can assist you with finding the best deals available when you are planning your trip. Cancun International Airport is located at kilometer 22 of the Cancun-Cheturnal highway, approximately 25 minutes from downtown. Over 60 airlines fly into its three terminals, including American Airlines, AeroMexico, Iberia, Delta and United Airlines, so finding good deals on an air ticket should be possible.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses are the most popular form of transportation from the airport to your hotel or downtown. The fare is $4.00 per adult passenger, and the trip is approximately 35 minutes long. Shuttles and cars are available, but all ground transportation should be prearranged as taxis are not allowed at the airport. Orbitz.com will be able to assist you with your ground transportation needs.

Weather in Cancun

The best time to travel to Cancun is from November to February when temperatures are in the mid 80s and humidity is low. August to September is hurricane season, so traveling to Cancun should be avoided during those months.

Attractions and Activities in Cancun

No trip to Cancun would be complete without spending some time on one of Cancun's famous white sandy beaches. History buffs would enjoy a day trip to see the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Orbiz.com can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, Orbitz.com can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.

Flights from San Salvador to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

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

AVIANCA flies straight from San Salvador to Cancun, so all you need to do is sit back and relax until you get to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from San Salvador to Cancun?

The trip from San Salvador to Cancun can be as fast as 1 hour and 45 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on an impulsive getaway?

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

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from San Salvador (and vicinity) to Cancun (and vicinity), Avianca is the top pick. This popular airline operates 10 flights on this route each month.

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

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 Cancun 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 Cancun with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Cancun 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.