There are 4 ways to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to San Salvador (SAL) MZT - SAL

$178 - $861

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Bus via Mexico Central Norte  •  47 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Mexico Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to San Salvador

$127 - $240

2 alternative options

Bus  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  4. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador

$181 - $297

Drive  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to San Salvador 1649.2 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador is to bus which costs $2300 - $4500 and takes 47 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador is to fly which costs $3300 - $17000 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to San Salvador. However, there are services departing from Mazatlán and arriving at San Salvador via Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, Mexico and Retalhuleu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 5 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and San Salvador is 2100 km. The road distance is 2638.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 5 min and costs $3300 - $6000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to San Salvador bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Mazatlán station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San Salvador is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $3300 - $17000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3300 - $6000 and takes 42 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to San Salvador Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Mazatlán to San Salvador bus services, operated by Trans Galgos Inter, arrive at San Salvador station.

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  • Distance: 1312.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and San Salvador, El Salvador?

Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and three other airlines fly from Mazatlán to San Salvador 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mazatlán to San Salvador via Puebla, Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, Tapachula, Mexico, and Retalhuleu in around 42 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
Regular Price
$113
Internet Discount
$96
Bus from Mazatlán to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$82
Internet Discount
$74
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
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
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlan to México Norte
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$50 - $75

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San Salvador is 1 h ahead of Mazatlán. It is currently 10:33 PM in Mazatlán and 10:33 PM in San Salvador.

Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to San Salvador is 2639 km. It takes approximately 30 h 50 min to drive from Mazatlán to San Salvador.

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Interjet, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Aeroméxico offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to San Salvador Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in San Salvador. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mazatlan Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $110 - $140.

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