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The cheapest times to fly from ALB to FAT are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 ALB to FAT is late January. Prices can be as high as $1070 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $375 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Fresno

Flying from Albany, NY (ALB) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $404 to $924 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $457. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $881. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $423 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $677 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALB to FAT flight.

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

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ALB to FAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALB to FAT flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Albany. 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. 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 $246 (31%) 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 $543. Return trip prices are from the FAT to ALB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ALB to FAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 23 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 ALB to FAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 31.78% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See ALB to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 15.45% less expensive than FAT
  • 2-layover flights available

See ALB to MRY flights

Destination alternative #3: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 14.34% less expensive than FAT
  • 2-layover flights available

See ALB to BFL flights

Destination alternative #4: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 8.80% less expensive than FAT
  • 2-layover flights available

See ALB to SBP flights

 

Flight Hacking ALB to FAT

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 ALB to FAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (ALB > LAS > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $76 (11.16%)

See ALB to LAS flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (ALB > SAN > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $51 (7.46%)

See ALB to SAN flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (ALB > DEN > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $19 (2.81%)

See ALB to DEN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALB to FAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Albany International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2442 miles or 3930 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALB to FAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALB to FAT flight is about 5 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Albany, NY and Fresno, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 138 available flights from ALB to FAT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ALB
Origination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

Destination code FAT
Destination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7

 

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