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    Guatemala City
    San Salvador

    Fri, Aug 18 - Mon, Aug 21
    San Salvador

    Wed, Sep 13 - Sun, Sep 17
    San Jose
    San Salvador

    Tue, Dec 26 - Thu, Dec 28
    Mexico City
    San Salvador

    Sun, Aug 13 - Fri, Aug 18
    Fort Lauderdale
    San Salvador
    Spirit Airlines

    Fri, Sep 1 - Mon, Sep 4
    San Salvador

    Mon, Nov 20 - Fri, Nov 24
    Belize City
    San Salvador

    Sat, Jul 22 - Mon, Jul 24
    San Salvador

    Wed, Aug 2 - Sun, Aug 6
    New York City
    San Salvador
    United Airlines

    Fri, Feb 2 - Fri, Mar 2
    Panama City
    San Salvador
    Copa Airlines

    Wed, Jul 26 - Sun, Jul 30
Arriving in San Salvador

Comalapa International Airport is the one airport in the area handling all international flights to San Salvador. It is also the busiest airport in El Salvador. Airfare to San Salvador is easy to find as it is the primary arrival destination for all of El Salvador and provides many different direct international flights. This often makes finding cheap flights to San Salvador a fairly simple task. Tourists should be aware that the airport is more than 30 miles from San Salvador, making for a sometimes lengthy trip from the airport after your San Salvador flights land.

Getting Around San Salvador

After your San Salvador flights arrive, finding proper transportation, especially into the city, is of utmost importance. Taxi is one of the easiest ways to get around San Salvador, especially from the airport. However, there are other convenient forms of transportation as well. There is a strong, affordable public train system in the city for tourists wanting to go farther distances. Car hire companies are also popular choices for those who want private drivers to take them to their destinations; this is one of the safest methods of getting around. There are also public buses and ferries in the city that allow for easy travel.

Main Attractions in San Salvador

There are many attractions to see along the beautiful Caribbean countryside of San Salvador. The Dixon Hill Lighthouse offers visitors a chance to climb to the top of the structure for a breathtaking scenic view, while the Sandy Point caves allow swimmers to explore an underwater cave and local wildlife. The Walting's Castle is a must-see when in the area as it is an old pirate palace located a breathtaking 85 feet above sea level. For history enthusiasts, there is the Holy Saviour Roman Catholic Church, built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's landing.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in San Salvador

Visitors to San Salvador will find an array of malls including the Bookmarks and La Casitas. Local crafts and other items can also be found in the llopango markets (located in the eastern portion of the city) as well as the Mercado Cuartel. Visitors can find a variety of international restaurants in San Slavador. The restaurant chain La Panetiere is popular among tourists, as is the international restaurant 503. For those who wish to experience local night life, there are many options, especially in San Salvador's multiplaza. El Arapa and Dolce Fiero are popular clubs for younger crowds, while La Luna Casa Y Arte features a bar atmosphere with different art exhibits and poetry readings from local talent.

Flight stats for San Salvador - did you know?
  • San Salvador is 6 mi from Comalapa Intl Airport (San Salvador, El Salvador).
  • Comalapa Intl Airport (San Salvador, El Salvador)
    • Right now, 18 airlines operate out of Comalapa Intl Airport.
    • Comalapa Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 31 cities.
    • Every week, at least 0 domestic flights and 840 international flights depart from Comalapa Intl Airport.

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