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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SAF are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 LAX to SAF is early September. Prices can be as high as $675 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $180 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Santa Fe

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Santa Fe, NM (SAF) will usually cost between $180 to $495 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $190. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $471. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SAF flight.

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

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LAX to SAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SAF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 $139 (37%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the SAF to LAX 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 LAX 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 2 hour 15 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 LAX to SAF while comparing.

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

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 41.55% less expensive than SAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to ABQ flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Fe Municipal Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 708 miles or 1139 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SAF flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Santa Fe, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from LAX to SAF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeSAF
Destination airport nameSanta Fe Municipal Airport
CitySanta Fe, NM
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.6
Longitude-106.1

 

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