The cheapest times to fly from SSA to LAX are

  • March 5th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 6th 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 SSA to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $2171 for Friday flights during early to mid January, or as low as $731 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Salvador (SSA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $820 to $1445 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 $843. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid January, with an average price of $1482. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $638 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1095 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SSA to LAX flight.

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

SSA to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SSA to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $181 (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 $1042. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SSA 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 SSA to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SSA to LAX

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 SSA to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (SSA > GRU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $227 (20.68%)

See SSA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SSA > MIA > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $194 (17.72%)

See SSA to GRU flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (SSA > MCO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $112 (10.23%)

See SSA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SSA to LAX? 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, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6159 miles or 9912 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SSA to LAX flight is about 12 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Salvador and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SSA to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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