The cheapest times to fly from SAL to MBJ are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 2nd

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 MBJ is early September. Prices can be as high as $1902 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $610 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Montego Bay

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Montego Bay (MBJ) will usually cost between $705 to $948 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $754. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1025. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to MBJ flight.

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

SAL to MBJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to MBJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.66, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $55 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $836. Return trip prices are from the MBJ 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 MBJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 27 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 SAL to MBJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from MBJ
  • Usually 1.77% less expensive than MBJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAL to KIN flights


Flight Hacking SAL to MBJ

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 SAL to MBJ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $745
  • Average savings: $130 (14.87%)

See SAL to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SAL > MIA > MBJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $754
  • Average savings: $121 (13.78%)

See SAL to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Iberia, JetBlue, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 818 miles or 1316 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to MBJ flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Montego Bay?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from SAL to MBJ.


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 MBJ
Destination airport name Sangster International Airport
City Montego Bay
Country Jamaica
Latitude 18.5
Longitude -77.9


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