The cheapest times to fly from LYS to SAL are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 LYS to SAL is early February. Prices can be as high as $1525 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $543 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to San Salvador

Flying from Lyon (LYS) to San Salvador (SAL) will usually cost between $543 to $1224 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $552. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $726 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $600 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to SAL flight.

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

LYS to SAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYS to SAL flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lyon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LYS. 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 $153 (15%) 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 $669. Return trip prices are from the SAL to LYS 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 LYS 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 11 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, COPA, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5751 miles or 9255 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to SAL flight is about 11 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Lyon and San Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LYS to SAL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LYS
Origination airport name Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
City Lyon
Country France
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 5.1

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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