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The cheapest times to fly from STL to ALB are

  • January 1st to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 28th to July 15th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 STL to ALB is late October. Prices can be as high as $571 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $276 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $279 to $481 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 $324. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $472. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $149 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $376 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to ALB flight.

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

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STL to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to ALB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. 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 $102 (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 $309. Return trip prices are from the ALB to STL 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 STL to ALB 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 37 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 STL to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 48.27% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See STL to BDL flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 39.49% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See STL to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 31.91% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See STL to HPN flights

Destination alternative #4: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 35.90% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See STL to BOS flights

Destination alternative #5: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 33.51% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See STL to JFK flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 32.85% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See STL to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from STL to ALB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albany International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 908 miles or 1461 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from STL to ALB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to ALB flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from STL to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

Return Airport

Destination code ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

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