The cheapest times to fly from GUA to SAL are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 5th)
  • May 14th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 16th, August 13th, September 10th, September 24th, and October 1st)

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 GUA to SAL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $321 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $147 for Friday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Salvador

Flying from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Salvador (SAL) will usually cost between $165 to $267 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $201. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $266. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $66 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $224 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUA to SAL flight.

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

GUA to SAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUA to SAL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Guatemala City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.1, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $63 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $204. Return trip prices are from the SAL to GUA 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 GUA to SAL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Europa, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Iberia, InterJet, Spirit, TAG, Tropic Air, Turkish Airlines, United, Volaris, Volaris Costa Rica, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 126 miles or 203 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUA to SAL flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Guatemala City and San Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from GUA to SAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GUA
Origination airport name La Aurora International Airport
City Guatemala City
Country Guatemala
Latitude 14.6
Longitude -90.5

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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