The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to SAT are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to May 6th
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 6th to September 23rd
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 SAT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $709 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $174 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to San Antonio
Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $204 to $437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $190. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $386. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $239 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to SAT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to SAT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ABQ to SAT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAT, and Tuesday 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 $81 (26%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $227. Return trip prices are from the SAT to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to SAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 5 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ABQ to SAT while comparing.
- 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
- Usually 8.79% less expensive than SAT
- Nonstop flights available
- 113 miles (182 km) away from SAT
- Usually 3.77% less expensive than SAT
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ABQ to SAT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Antonio International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 608 miles or 978 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ABQ to SAT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to SAT flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.
How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from ABQ to SAT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Antonio International Airport|
|City||San Antonio, TX|
|Country||the United States|
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