Cheap flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco (ABQ - SFO)

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The best prices from Albuquerque to San Francisco are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best ABQ to SFO flight in 2021: compare Albuquerque to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
ABQ - SFO
Price
$195 - $295
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$195

From Albuquerque to San Francisco

One-way from

$118

One-way flight from Albuquerque to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Albuquerque to San Francisco?

Flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Albuquerque to San Francisco in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $116.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Albuquerque to San Francisco (ABQ - SFO)?

When flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 45% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 84% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Albuquerque to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $307, or $468 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Albuquerque to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 30% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ABQ to SFO flights for October, November
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$153pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$178pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
18 Nov - 23 Nov
$185pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Albuquerque to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Albuquerque found for this year
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$153pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$178pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
18 Nov - 23 Nov
$185pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Last minute flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Albuquerque, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$153pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$178pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$203pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

One-way flights to San Francisco from Albuquerque

The cheapest one-way flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco
4:00 am - 4:25 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
13h 25m
ABQ - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$118
mytrip.com
2:58 am - 4:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 52m
ABQ - SFO
United Airlines
$131
United
12:47 am - 11:24 am
Delta
2 Stops
11h 37m
ABQ - SFO
Delta
$137
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Albuquerque</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Albuquerque to San Francisco

What airports do I use to fly from Albuquerque to San Francisco?

San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Albuquerque. Booking flights from Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily flights to San Francisco from 6 different airlines. 2h 40m is how long a flight from Albuquerque to San Francisco will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $214.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albuquerque to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Albuquerque to San Francisco flight route?

The Albuquerque to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 22 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $178, Frontier will fly you from Albuquerque to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $225 and $239, respectively. Frontier is 28% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $79. Users have also found prices from $105 and $120 on Alaska Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Albuquerque to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $78. While the most popular route (Albuquerque - San Francisco) can be booked for $153 on average our data indicates $384 when flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Albuquerque to San Francisco?

Consider Air Canada (78%), ANA (77%) or SkyWest Airlines (75%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Albuquerque?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albuquerque must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Albuquerque from San Francisco?

Returning to Albuquerque from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Albuquerque.

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

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Alternative routes for Albuquerque to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Albuquerque to San Francisco.
Flight duration from ABQ to SFO
2h 40m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Albuquerque

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Albuquerque to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Albuquerque to San Francisco 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
Alaska Airlines
$90 $211 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$97 $265 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$107 $250 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$116 $285 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$117 $200 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Albuquerque to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Albuquerque towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 81% of ABQ to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of ABQ to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of ABQ to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ABQ to SFO departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Albuquerque to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Albuquerque to San Francisco.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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