The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to SCL are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 19th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 SCL is late September. Prices can be as high as $2227 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1253 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $1291 to $1682 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1868. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1447 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to SCL flight.

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

ABQ to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to SCL flight is slightly 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $109 (7%) 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 $1409. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ABQ to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (ABQ > MEX > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $415 (28.68%)

See ABQ to MEX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ABQ > LAX > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1089
  • Average savings: $358 (24.74%)

See ABQ to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Antonio, TX (ABQ > SAT > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1097
  • Average savings: $351 (24.22%)

See ABQ to SAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5265 miles or 8473 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to SCL flight is about 10 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Santiago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from ABQ to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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