The cheapest times to fly from BFF to ABQ are

  • February 12th to March 25th
  • October 15th to January 28th (except the week of January 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 BFF to ABQ is late October. Prices can be as high as $610 for Saturday flights during early February, or as low as $311 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Albuquerque

Flying from Scottsbluff, NE (BFF) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $311 to $529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early February, with an average price of $463. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $148 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $396 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFF to ABQ flight.

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

BFF to ABQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFF to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Scottsbluff. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABQ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BFF. 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 $138 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $364. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to BFF 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 BFF to ABQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BFF to ABQ

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 BFF to ABQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (BFF > DEN > ABQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $384
  • Average savings: $12 (3.03%)

See BFF to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Western Neb. Regional/William B. Heilig Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 499 miles or 803 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFF to ABQ flight is about 1 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Scottsbluff, NE and Albuquerque, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from BFF to ABQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BFF
Origination airport name Western Neb. Regional/William B. Heilig Field Airport
City Scottsbluff, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -103.6

Return Airport

Destination code ABQ
Destination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6


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