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The cheapest times to fly from SAF to LGB are

  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 24th)

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 LGB is mid November. Prices can be as high as $832 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $180 for Tuesday flights around mid November.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Santa Fe, NM (SAF) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $230 to $580 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $249. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAF to LGB flight.

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

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SAF to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAF to LGB 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $137 (29%) 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 $319. Return trip prices are from the LGB to SAF 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 SAF to LGB 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 14 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 26.58% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 22.41% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to ONT flights

Destination alternative #3: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.32% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to SAN flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 16.46% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to BUR flights

Destination alternative #5: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 10.89% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to SBA flights

Destination alternative #6: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 7.72% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to SNA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Santa Fe Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 696 miles or 1120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAF to LGB flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Fe, NM and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SAF to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-118.2

 

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