Cheap flights from Albuquerque (ABQ) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Albuquerque (ABQ) to California

All the information you need to plan the best ABQ to LAX flight in 2022: compare Albuquerque to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Albuquerque to California (ABQ - CA)?

When flying from Albuquerque to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Albuquerque to California?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from Albuquerque. Users have commonly found prices around $182 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $78. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Albuquerque to California?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 98% on flights from Albuquerque to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $260. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $369.

Cheap flights from Albuquerque to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ABQ to California flights for May, June
12 Jun - 16 Jun
$200pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
19 May - 25 May
$201pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
5 Jun - 11 Jun
$208pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque

Albuquerque to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Albuquerque found for this year
12 Jun - 16 Jun
$200pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
19 May - 25 May
$201pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$208pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Non-stop flights to California from Albuquerque

Save time with Albuquerque to California direct flight deals
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$217pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque
3 Sep - 6 Sep
$218pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque
13 Sep - 14 Sep
$220pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque

Last minute flights from Albuquerque to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Albuquerque, departing today and this week
26 May - 1 Jun
$263pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
26 May - 29 May
$272pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
21 May - 21 May
$306pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

One-way flights to California from Albuquerque

The cheapest one-way flights from Albuquerque to California
5:00 am - 6:08 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 08m
ABQ - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$90
Gotogate
9:29 am - 11:05 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 36m
ABQ - SFO
United Airlines
$137
United
2:57 pm - 5:26 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 29m
ABQ - ONT
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Albuquerque to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Albuquerque to California?

Albuquerque (ABQ), located 3.9 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Albuquerque to California.

Which airlines flying from Albuquerque to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Albuquerque to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Albuquerque to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albuquerque to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $200, but on average you can expect to pay $228.

Are there nonstop flights from Albuquerque to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Albuquerque to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Albuquerque to California is less than $259.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albuquerque to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Albuquerque to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Albuquerque to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday.

How popular is this Albuquerque to California flight route?

Flights from Albuquerque to California have been viewed 24 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Albuquerque to California on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Albuquerque to California a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Albuquerque to California?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and Frontier fly from Albuquerque to California in about 2h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 14h 12m. The distance from Albuquerque to California is about 679 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Albuquerque to California one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $90 and $109 on Alaska Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Albuquerque to California?

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Albuquerque to California.

What are the most reliable airlines from Albuquerque to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Albuquerque, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Japan Airlines (100%), Iberia (100%), Finnair( 95%).

What are the most popular routes from Albuquerque to California?

When deciding which route to take from Albuquerque to California consider Albuquerque - Los Angeles, Albuquerque - San Francisco or Albuquerque - San Diego as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Albuquerque to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $109. While the most popular route (Albuquerque - Los Angeles) can be booked for $218 on average our data indicates $350 when flying from Albuquerque to California.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Albuquerque?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from Albuquerque need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albuquerque must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Albuquerque are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Albuquerque from California?

Returning to Albuquerque from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Albuquerque.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Albuquerque.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Albuquerque to California.
Flight duration from ABQ to California
2h 10m

Airports servicing Albuquerque

Airports servicing

Bishop (BIH)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Albuquerque to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Albuquerque to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$76 $165 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$93 $331 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$108 $237 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$109 $323 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$111 $330 No cancel fee 71%
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