The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to SAF are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 15th to December 16th (except the week of November 26th)

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 SAF is early November. Prices can be as high as $1112 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $360 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Santa Fe

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Santa Fe, NM (SAF) will usually cost between $365 to $653 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $653. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $289 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to SAF flight.

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

ABQ to SAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to SAF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $5.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAF, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ABQ. Sundays 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 $110 (20%) 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 $431. Return trip prices are from the SAF 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 SAF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Fe Municipal Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 50 miles or 80 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to SAF flight is about 1 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Santa Fe, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from ABQ to SAF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeABQ
Origination airport nameAlbuquerque International Sunport Airport
CityAlbuquerque, NM
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSAF
Destination airport nameSanta Fe Municipal Airport
CitySanta Fe, NM
Countrythe United States


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