The cheapest times to fly from CUU to SAL are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 30th to July 15th
  • October 15th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CUU to SAL is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $977 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $613 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to San Salvador

Flying from Chihuahua (CUU) to San Salvador (SAL) will usually cost between $613 to $844 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $613. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $977. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $364 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $639 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUU to SAL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CUU to SAL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CUU to SAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUU to SAL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chihuahua. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $46 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $649. Return trip prices are from the SAL to CUU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CUU to SAL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CUU to SAL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CUU to SAL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (CUU > MEX > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $280
  • Average savings: $360 (56.26%)

See CUU to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (CUU > GDL > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $349
  • Average savings: $290 (45.38%)

See CUU to MEX flights

Hack #3: Cancun (CUU > CUN > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $85 (13.3%)

See CUU to CUN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CUU to SAL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Msgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport to General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1513 miles or 2435 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CUU to SAL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUU to SAL flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Chihuahua and San Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from CUU to SAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CUU
Origination airport name General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport
City Chihuahua
Country Mexico
Latitude 28.7
Longitude -106

Return Airport

Destination code SAL
Destination airport name Msgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport
City San Salvador
Country El Salvador
Latitude 13.4
Longitude -89.1


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