The cheapest times to fly from AHO to SMA are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 19th)
  • November 12th 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 AHO to SMA is early February. Prices can be as high as $1727 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $563 for Sunday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Santa Maria Island

Flying from Alghero/Sassari (AHO) to Santa Maria (SMA) will usually cost between $574 to $1200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $563. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1727. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $675 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AHO to SMA flight.

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

AHO to SMA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AHO to SMA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Alghero. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $134 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $734. Return trip prices are from the SMA to AHO 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 AHO to SMA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AHO to SMA

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 AHO to SMA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Geneva (AHO > GVA > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $44 (6.52%)

See AHO to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (AHO > BCN > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $41 (6%)

See AHO to GVA flights

Hack #3: Madrid (AHO > MAD > SMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $35 (5.19%)

See AHO to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AHO to SMA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Azores Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Maria Airport to Alghero Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1808 miles or 2910 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AHO to SMA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AHO to SMA flight is about 4 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Alghero/Sassari and Santa Maria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from AHO to SMA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AHO
Origination airport name Alghero Airport
City Alghero/Sassari
Country Italy
Latitude 40.6
Longitude 8.3

Return Airport

Destination code SMA
Destination airport name Santa Maria Airport
City Santa Maria
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -25.2


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