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The cheapest times to fly from FAT to ALB are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 FAT to ALB is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1112 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $375 for Tuesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $402 to $930 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $462. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $936. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $474 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $670 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to ALB flight.

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

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FAT to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to ALB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fresno. 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 $538. Return trip prices are from the ALB to FAT 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 FAT to ALB 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 FAT to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 36.15% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 28.30% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 41.37% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to BOS flights

Destination alternative #4: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 35.62% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to JFK flights

Destination alternative #5: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 35.47% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to EWR flights

Destination alternative #6: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 18.89% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to SYR flights

 

Flight Hacking FAT to ALB

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 FAT to ALB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $604
  • Average savings: $66 (9.78%)

See FAT to LAS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $629
  • Average savings: $41 (6.12%)

See FAT to SAN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $12 (1.72%)

See FAT to DEN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAT to ALB? 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 Albany International Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 101 available flights from FAT to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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

 

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