The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SAT are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
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 ANC to SAT is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1119 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $378 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.
When to Fly to San Antonio
Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $435 to $789 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $432. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $797. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $365 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $557 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SAT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to SAT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ANC to SAT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far 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 $106 (17%) 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 $522. Return trip prices are from the SAT to ANC 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 ANC to SAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 43 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 ANC to SAT while comparing.
- 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
- Usually 6.38% less expensive than SAT
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking ANC to SAT
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 ANC to SAT — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $506
- Average savings: $51 (9.07%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ANC to SAT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Antonio International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3188 miles or 5131 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ANC to SAT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SAT flight is about 6 hour 43 minutes.
How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and San Antonio, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from ANC to SAT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Antonio International Airport|
|City||San Antonio, TX|
|Country||the United States|
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