The cheapest times to fly from SAL to OAX are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • August 13th to October 14th
  • November 5th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 OAX is early October. Prices can be as high as $885 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $626 for Saturday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Oaxaca

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Oaxaca (OAX) will usually cost between $626 to $744 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $627. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $741. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $114 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $679 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to OAX flight.

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

SAL to OAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to OAX 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 $0.74, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SAL. Sundays 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 $22 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $674. Return trip prices are from the OAX 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 OAX 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 0 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAL to OAX

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 OAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (SAL > MEX > OAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $287
  • Average savings: $392 (57.7%)

See SAL to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (SAL > GDL > OAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $417
  • Average savings: $262 (38.54%)

See SAL to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 567 miles or 912 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to OAX flight is about 2 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Oaxaca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SAL to OAX.


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 OAX
Destination airport name Xoxocotlan International Airport
City Oaxaca
Country Mexico
Latitude 17
Longitude -96.7


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