The cheapest times to fly from SAL to LAX are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 SAL to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $881 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $329 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $351 to $755 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $764. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to LAX flight.

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

SAL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far 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 to Los Angeles, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (7%) 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 $452. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SAL 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 SAL to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 9 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, EVA Air, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Spirit, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Volaris Costa Rica, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2320 miles or 3734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to LAX flight is about 5 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SAL to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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