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The cheapest times to fly from SMF to ABQ are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 SMF to ABQ is late October. Prices can be as high as $518 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $202 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Albuquerque

Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $222 to $448 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $133 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to ABQ flight.

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

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SMF to ABQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMF to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sacramento. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, 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 $110 (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 $264. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to SMF 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 SMF to ABQ 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 32 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 865 miles or 1392 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Albuquerque, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SMF to ABQ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SMF
Origination airport name Sacramento International Airport
City Sacramento, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -121.6

Return Airport

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

 

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