Directions from Los Angeles to San Salvador

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Recommended option

Fly to San Salvador  •  8 h 7 min

  1. LAX - SAL

$231 - $564

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  3 days 8 h

$165 - $350

3 alternative options

Fly to Guatemala City, bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. LAX - GUA

$203 - $413

Bus  •  3 days 21 h

$258 - $442

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. 2926.1 miles

$340 - $500

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and San Salvador, El Salvador?

Delta, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to San Salvador hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to San Salvador via Matamoros, Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, and Retalhuleu in around 3 days 21 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador via Miami
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Guatemala City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and San Salvador is 3698 km. The road distance is 4682 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Salvador is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $420 and takes 12 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to San Salvador is to fly which takes 8 h 7 min and costs $230 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to San Salvador. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at San Salvador via Tijuana, México Central Norte and Tapachula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 8 h.

It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Los Angeles to San Salvador, including transfers.