The cheapest times to fly from SAL to POA are

  • February 5th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • August 6th to September 30th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 17th)
  • October 22nd 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 POA is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1367 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $992 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Porto Alegre

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Porto Alegre (POA) will usually cost between $992 to $1171 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $998. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1224. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1022 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to POA flight.

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

SAL to POA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to POA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Porto Alegre, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $48 (5%) 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 $1019. Return trip prices are from the POA 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 POA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAL to POA

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 POA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (SAL > GRU > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $33 (3.26%)

See SAL to GIG flights

Hack #2: Rio de Janeiro (SAL > GIG > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $29 (2.79%)

See SAL to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3919 miles or 6307 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to POA flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Porto Alegre?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SAL to POA.


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 POA
Destination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2


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