The cheapest times to fly from GRR to SAL are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of January 8th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th 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 GRR to SAL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1669 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $651 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to San Salvador

Flying from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) to San Salvador (SAL) will usually cost between $675 to $785 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $674. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1001. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $327 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $715 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRR to SAL flight.

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

GRR to SAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRR to SAL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Grand Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $35 (4%) 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 $707. Return trip prices are from the SAL to GRR 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 GRR 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 4 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from GRR to SAL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from SAL
  • Usually 3.71% less expensive than SAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to GUA flights


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

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (GRR > MCO > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $90 (12.52%)

See GRR to MCO flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (GRR > ORD > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $81 (11.33%)

See GRR to ORD flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (GRR > MIA > SAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $45 (6.29%)

See GRR to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Msgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2045 miles or 3291 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRR to SAL flight is about 4 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Rapids, MI and San Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from GRR to SAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRR
Origination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

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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