The cheapest times to fly from SAL to YSJ are

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to July 8th
  • September 3rd to November 25th

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 YSJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $1629 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $714 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Saint John

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Saint John (YSJ) will usually cost between $768 to $1297 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 $781. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $593 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $936 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to YSJ flight.

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

SAL to YSJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to YSJ 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YSJ, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SAL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Saint John, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $911. Return trip prices are from the YSJ 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 YSJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 38 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 YSJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 4.91% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAL to YHZ flights


Flight Hacking SAL to YSJ

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 YSJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (SAL > BOS > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $112 (11.91%)

See SAL to YUL flights

Hack #2: Montreal (SAL > YUL > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $100 (10.63%)

See SAL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Toronto (SAL > YYZ > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $890
  • Average savings: $46 (4.91%)

See SAL to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2586 miles or 4162 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to YSJ flight is about 5 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Saint John?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SAL to YSJ.


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 YSJ
Destination airport name Saint John Airport
City Saint John
Country Canada
Latitude 45.3
Longitude -65.9


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