The cheapest times to fly from SAT to GYE are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to July 15th
  • October 1st 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 SAT to GYE is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1558 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $607 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $619 to $1099 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 $607. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1141. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $534 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $809 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to GYE flight.

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

SAT to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAT to GYE flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Antonio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (9%) 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 $776. Return trip prices are from the GYE to SAT 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 SAT to GYE 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 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAT to GYE

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 SAT to GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (SAT > UIO > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $134 (16.56%)

See SAT to UIO flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SAT > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $712
  • Average savings: $98 (12.05%)

See SAT to FLL flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SAT > JFK > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $732
  • Average savings: $77 (9.52%)

See SAT to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SAT to GYE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, InterJet, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to San Antonio International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2510 miles or 4039 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SAT to GYE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to GYE flight is about 5 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between San Antonio, TX and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SAT to GYE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAT
Origination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5

Return Airport

Destination code GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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