The cheapest times to fly from DXB to SAL are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 DXB to SAL is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2697 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1254 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to San Salvador

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to San Salvador (SAL) will usually cost between $1254 to $2071 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1278. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2223. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $945 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1698 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to SAL flight.

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

DXB to SAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to SAL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. 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 $191 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1531. Return trip prices are from the SAL to DXB 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 DXB 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 16 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB 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 DXB to SAL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lyon (DXB > LYS > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1060
  • Average savings: $639 (37.6%)

See DXB to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (DXB > CDG > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1128
  • Average savings: $570 (33.57%)

See DXB to LYS flights

Hack #3: Nice (DXB > NCE > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1129
  • Average savings: $570 (33.54%)

See DXB to NCE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Msgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8846 miles or 14236 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to SAL flight is about 16 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and San Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from DXB to SAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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