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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to ABQ are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 SFO to ABQ is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $705 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $177 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Albuquerque

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $197 to $393 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $194. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $190 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $242 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to ABQ flight.

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

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SFO to ABQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, 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 $78 (25%) 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 $230. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to SFO 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 SFO to ABQ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to ABQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 894 miles or 1439 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to ABQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Albuquerque, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from SFO to ABQ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code ABQ
Destination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SFO to ABQ tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABQ heading for SFO about 4 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albuquerque, NM is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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