The cheapest times to fly from QSF to ALG are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • September 17th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 QSF to ALG is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $897 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $47 for Sunday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Algiers

Flying from Setif (QSF) to Algiers (ALG) will usually cost between $47 to $494 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $123. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $340. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $217 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip QSF to ALG flight.

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

QSF to ALG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the QSF to ALG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Setif. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.44, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into QSF. Fridays 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 $536 (88%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $47. Return trip prices are from the ALG to QSF 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 QSF to ALG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from QSF to ALG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jijel Ferhat Abbas Airport (GJL) in Jijel

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ALG
  • Usually 66.26% less expensive than ALG
  • 1-layover flights available

See QSF to GJL flights


Flight Hacking QSF to ALG

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 QSF to ALG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Jijel (QSF > GJL > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $148
  • Average savings: $139 (48.43%)

See QSF to GJL flights

Hack #2: Biskra (QSF > BSK > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $163
  • Average savings: $123 (43.01%)

See QSF to BSK flights

Hack #3: Oran (QSF > ORN > ALG)

  • Price for both tickets: $194
  • Average savings: $92 (32.17%)

See QSF to ORN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from QSF to ALG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aigle Azur, Air Algerie, Air France, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Houari Boumediene Airport to Ain Arnat Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 123 miles or 198 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from QSF to ALG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop QSF to ALG flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Setif and Algiers?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from QSF to ALG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code QSF
Origination airport name Ain Arnat Airport
City Setif
Country Algeria
Latitude 36.2
Longitude 5.3

Return Airport

Destination code ALG
Destination airport name Houari Boumediene Airport
City Algiers
Country Algeria
Latitude 36.7
Longitude 3.2


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