The cheapest times to fly from SJC to ABQ are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 6th to September 30th
- October 15th to December 16th (except the weeks of 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 SJC to ABQ is early November. Prices can be as high as $604 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $164 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Albuquerque
Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $184 to $412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $206. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $412. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to ABQ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJC to ABQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJC to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $130 (38%) 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 $209. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to SJC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SJC 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 33 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJC to ABQ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 868 miles or 1397 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJC to ABQ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Albuquerque, NM?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from SJC to ABQ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SJC to ABQ tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 50% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABQ heading for SJC about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albuquerque, NM is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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