Flights to El Salvador: practical information
Cheap airlines to El Salvador
Have your heart on a holiday in El Salvador? We can’t blame you. This Central American country is beautiful. Start with cheap flights to El Salvador’s capital city, San Salvador. American Airlines, Aeromexico, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, among others, operate flights from London to El Salvador.
When to book flights to El Salvador
El Salvador has two seasons. Dry season is the most popular time to visit and falls between November and April. Rainy season is from May to October. For the cheapest fares, be sure to book your flights to El Salvador at least 6 months in advance.
- Peak season: November-April.
- Low season: Rainy season, as described above.
Flights to El Salvador take around 14 hours with a stopover from London.
Experience El Salvador: what to see, what to do
El Salvador has so much to see and do, from San Salvador’s bars to the lush forest trails, spewing active volcanoes and sparkling clear lakes. Take up surfing in Punta Roca or just hop from gallery to gallery in the capital.
Essentials in El Salvador
San Salvador: There’s so much on offer in San Salvador with top-rated universities, museums, galleries, a great nightlife with plenty of live music and more.
Punta Roca: This is one of El Salvador’s most popular surf spots. Tourists from all over Central America flock to the coast here to practice their moves on the waves. Other top surf spots include La Libertad, El Sunzal, El Zonte and El Cuco.
Alegria: Located in the mountains, Alegria is a beautiful town with spotless streets and rose bushed overflowing from window boxes. It’s the perfect base if you want to do some hiking around the mountain lakes nearby.
Find more information on El Salvador Travel.
Accommodation in El Salvador
El Salvador has plenty of hotels, particularly in San Salvador and San Miguel. Tourist areas along the coast, like Puerto Cutuco, are also well equipped with beach resorts, guesthouses, B&Bs and hotels.