The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to CGH are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 26th to June 10th
  • August 13th to September 9th
  • October 22nd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ABQ to CGH is late March. Prices can be as high as $6645 for Thursday flights during late September, or as low as $2335 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $2429 to $5559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $2552. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $5605. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3053 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3682 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to CGH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to CGH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ABQ to CGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to CGH flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGH, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into ABQ. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $476 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3609. Return trip prices are from the CGH to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to CGH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ABQ to CGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 48.95% less expensive than CGH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to GRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Sao Paulo

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 43.34% less expensive than CGH
  • 2-layover flights available

See ABQ to VCP flights


Flight Hacking ABQ to CGH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ABQ to CGH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ABQ > LAX > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $2594 (70.46%)

See ABQ to LAX flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (ABQ > MIA > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1098
  • Average savings: $2584 (70.18%)

See ABQ to MIA flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (ABQ > LAS > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1107
  • Average savings: $2575 (69.94%)

See ABQ to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ABQ to CGH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Congonhas Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5639 miles or 9075 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ABQ to CGH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to CGH flight is about 11 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from ABQ to CGH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ABQ
Origination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

Return Airport

Destination code CGH
Destination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7


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