The cheapest times to fly from GUA to SAF are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • late April
  • July 16th to November 25th (except the week of July 23rd)

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 GUA to SAF is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $2418 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1233 for Monday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Santa Fe

Flying from Guatemala City (GUA) to Santa Fe, NM (SAF) will usually cost between $1233 to $1303 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $1242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1666. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $425 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1255 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUA to SAF flight.

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

GUA to SAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUA to SAF flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guatemala City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAF, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GUA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Fe, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Guatemala City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (3%) 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 $1242. Return trip prices are from the SAF to GUA 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 GUA to SAF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 7 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 GUA to SAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) in Albuquerque, NM

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 39.52% less expensive than SAF
  • 1-layover flights available

See GUA to ABQ flights


Flight Hacking GUA to SAF

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 GUA to SAF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (GUA > LAX > SAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $699
  • Average savings: $556 (44.3%)

See GUA to PHX flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (GUA > PHX > SAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $707
  • Average savings: $548 (43.67%)

See GUA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (GUA > DFW > SAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $753
  • Average savings: $502 (40%)

See GUA to DFW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GUA to SAF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Fe Municipal Airport to La Aurora International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1744 miles or 2807 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GUA to SAF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUA to SAF flight is about 4 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Guatemala City and Santa Fe, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from GUA to SAF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GUA
Origination airport name La Aurora International Airport
City Guatemala City
Country Guatemala
Latitude 14.6
Longitude -90.5

Return Airport

Destination code SAF
Destination airport name Santa Fe Municipal Airport
City Santa Fe, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35.6
Longitude -106.1


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