The cheapest times to fly from SAN to SSA are

  • February 26th to June 24th (except the weeks of May 7th and June 4th)
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 1st, and 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 SAN to SSA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3629 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1308 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Salvador

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Salvador (SSA) will usually cost between $1459 to $2930 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1459. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3060. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1601 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1914 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to SSA flight.

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

SAN to SSA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to SSA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SSA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SAN. Fridays 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 $321 (15%) 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 $1867. Return trip prices are from the SSA to SAN 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 SAN to SSA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAN to SSA

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 SAN to SSA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SAN > MIA > SSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $966 (50.46%)

See SAN to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (SAN > MCO > SSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $881 (46.04%)

See SAN to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SAN > FLL > SSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1087
  • Average savings: $827 (43.19%)

See SAN to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SAN to SSA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport to San Diego International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6068 miles or 9765 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SAN to SSA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to SSA flight is about 11 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Salvador?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SAN to SSA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAN
Origination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2

Return Airport

Destination code SSA
Destination airport name Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport
City Salvador
Country Brazil
Latitude -12.9
Longitude -38.3


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