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Travelers usually depart from Mexico City International, Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro, Mexico City - Norte, Mexico City - Ignacio Zaragoza, or Mexico City - Ejecutiva Sur when they travel from Mexico City to San Salvador. The distance between Mexico City and San Salvador is 1259 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Avianca, Volaris, VivaAerobus, and American Airlines. Mexico City and San Salvador have 228 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Avianca on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Mexico City to San Salvador

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
AviancaAVAAVYesNo
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Mexico City to San Salvador?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Mexico City and San Salvador takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Mexico City and San Salvador?
The flight distance between Mexico City and San Salvador is 1259 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Mexico City and San Salvador?
Several carriers operate flights between Mexico City and San Salvador. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Avianca, AeroMéxico.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and London, Cancún, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Dublin, Montreal, Vancouver, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Toronto, Manchester, Huatulco, Los Angeles, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Sydney, Melbourne, Mérida, Paris, Bogotá, New York.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Salvador?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Salvador and Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, London, Montreal, San José, Toronto, Houston, New York, Stockholm, Guatemala City, Miami, Taipei, Seattle, Bogotá, Raleigh, Mérida, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Manchester, Salt Lake City, Phoenix.
What airports are near Mexico City?
The main airport in Mexico City is Mexico City International. It is also served by Mexico City International, Morelia International, Querétaro International, Puebla International, Toluca International, El Lencero, El Tajín National.
What airports are near San Salvador?
The main airport in San Salvador is Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International. It is also served by Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International, La Aurora International.
What buses and trains depart from Mexico City?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Mexico City, including ADO, Omnibus Cristobal Colon.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Mexico City and San Salvador?
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