The cheapest times to fly from SAF to COS are

  • October 8th to March 4th

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 SAF to COS is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $655 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $290 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Colorado Springs

Flying from Santa Fe, NM (SAF) to Colorado Springs, CO (COS) will usually cost between $304 to $620 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $316. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $594. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $432 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAF to COS flight.

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

SAF to COS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAF to COS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Fe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.15, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to COS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SAF. 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 $105 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $397. Return trip prices are from the COS to SAF 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 SAF to COS 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 24 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 SAF to COS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from COS
  • Usually 14.70% less expensive than COS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAF to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport to Santa Fe Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 233 miles or 375 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAF to COS flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Fe, NM and Colorado Springs, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SAF to COS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code COS
Destination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7


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