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 San Salvador Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

San Salvador Airport, officially called Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport, is the main airport serving the city of San Salvador and the entire country of El Salvador itself. It is also the third-busiest airport in Central America and an important international gateway for the region.

As a result, finding a flight to or from San Salvador Airport is usually fairly easy, with routes to destinations throughout North and South America and even further afield available. You can also sign up for Price Alerts from Skyscanner to make sure you never miss out on a great deal to or from San Salvador.

Best time to book a flight to San Salvador

San Salvador Airport is an important international gateway and flights are mostly available year round, although a select few may only be offered seasonally, including to Montreal and Newark. Because of its tropical climate, temperatures are in the high 20s and low 30s throughout the year. However, there is a rainy season from June to September which may put a damper on your vacation. Cheap flights may also be hard to come by during popular holiday travel times, such as Christmas and Easter.

Airlines that fly to San Salvador

  • Aeromexico Connect
  • American Airlines
  • Air Transat
  • Avianca
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Iberia
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Volaris

Transportation Options

The airport is located about 50 km away from San Salvador and about the same distance from the popular beaches of the Pacific Coast. While your cheapest option, costing just $0.25, is undoubtedly the public bus, carrying luggage onto the often crowded buses may be more of a hassle than it's worth. A better option is the taxi shuttle offered by Taxi Acaya, which goes from the arrivals terminal to the San Salvador Bus Station. A regular taxi, also located in the arrivals hall, will typically cost $25 to go to San Salvador.  If you would prefer to hire a car there are car rental counters located in the arrivals hall.

Terminal Information

San Salvador Airport consists of just one passenger terminal featuring many modern amenities, including VIP lounges, shops, restaurants, bars, and ATMs. Waiting areas are modern and spacious, and free WiFi is available throughout most of the airport. However, one drawback to the San Salvador Airport is the long security and immigration lines. Whether you're arriving or departing,  schedule extra time to get through these busy queues.

What to see and do in San Salvador

San Salvador is hardly on the top of most tourists' to-do lists and at first glance, this capital city may seem like it offers few things to do for the typical visitor. However, dig beneath the surface and you'll find plenty of fascinating cultural and historical sights. While somewhat derelict now, the Centro Historico contains many reminders of San Salvador's long history. The city also has many excellent museums, such as the Museo David J Guzman, which has an impressive collection of Mayan artifacts, and the Museo de Arte MARTE, an important international modern art museum. San Salvador is also renowned for its theatres, most notably the Teatro Presidente and Teatro Nacional. When looking for a place to stay in San Salvador, let Skyscanner help you find a hotel room for the right price.

 
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 Airport Contact Details

San Salvador Airport

Address:
San Luis Talpa,
Depto de la Paz,
El Salvador

Tel:+503 (0) 3399455
Fax:+503 (0) 3399245

 Location Details

Longitude:89° 3' 14'' W
Latitude:13° 26' 30'' N
IATA code:SAL
ICAO code:MSLP

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