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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 4h 24m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($103) and Alaska Airlines ($366), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines ($206) and Delta ($242).
From Albuquerque to San Jose, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from San Jose back to Albuquerque , the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Albuquerque you will be using Albuquerque, often referred to as Albuquerque Airport. You will be landing at San Jose, also known as San Jose Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The flight was less than half full, first time in years I’ve had that experience. Everyone had space to be comfortable. Crew AND passengers were all polite and relaxed. Cheese and fruit tray was delicious. Free texting and entertainment for your own devices."
Cons: "It took me awhile to access the free entertainment available for our own devices, but then it was great, including Oscar nomination movies and wide variety of tv, documentaries etc"
Pros: "Crew was amazing and so polite. Seats are really comfortable."
Cons: "Everything was perfect."
Pros: "Service with the attendants on beverages"
Cons: "Being delayed and bumped to another location..the flight was bumpy a lot..my hour and half lay over for the other location.."
Cons: "When I asked a flight attendant to pour water in my own reusable cup she frowned and told me to use new plastic cups each time. I told her I’d rather not have water."
Pros: "I love the biscoff cookies. Smaller plane. I had legroom though!! Business as usual. Good flight decent take off and landing."
Cons: "You need a n/a choice. Bags were a little late. Seatac has a terrible congestion problem at curbside pickup Seat did not recline. Really full flight. Not Alaska’s fault that people get a little cranky."
Pros: "Fast flight. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Sat on the runway for 30 or so minutes waiting to disembark. Wasn’t sure what was going on. A little explanation would have been pleasant."
Pros: "The flight was delay, but the ground crew did a stellar job in keeping us informed while we waited by making several announcements on the progress of our flight. The flight crew also did a terrific job turning the plane around so we could board. I appreciate their service."
Pros: "Great crew! On time professional Food average. Excellent pitch for the Alaska Mileage plan and credit card"
Cons: "for a 1 hour flight, you could add more frequent services from Reno to SJC. This will help remove traffic from the roads during long weekend and encourage more travel to Reno/Tahoe area from those of us who don’t prefer driving in traffic"
Pros: "Amenities and service was great"
Cons: "It would be great if there was power outlets for notebook on board/"
Pros: "Got exit row seating (16C) and crew was good."
Cons: "Wifi isn't reliable near Cabo - so get your movies and messages in! Restroom in the back made using it at times (drink service) impossible for 10+ minutes."
Pros: "Great seats, excellent crew, food and drinks were great..."
Cons: "Boarding wasn't good. Stuck outside on the jetway / tarmac in 90F heat for 10+ minutes in Cabo. Bad for kids and elderly - better to have everyone wait inside with the AC on until the plane is ready!"
Pros: "We were on our way to a bachlorette party and the crew was really fun and adding to the whole experience."
Cons: "I expect Alaska Air has made a tidy sum from passengers who have to rebook when they depart the gate early."
Pros: "Excellent service, timing, crew amiability."
Pros: "Donny was the best crew member. Everyone was very nice and very attentive. Restroom was very clean and the whole plane was very well maintained."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 1h, you had to pay for food and entertainment for a 5h flight"
Pros: "The only thing I didn't agree with was we asked to change my dads seat to a seat more room bc he had hurt his back while on vacation the seat was open that we wanted but they still charged $50.service charge."
Cons: "Service was excellent"
Pros: "Nothing remarkable."
Cons: "Difficult getting seats together. Had to call airline directly to obtain seats together. Could use a bit more leg room."
Pros: "Kindness to a mum traveling along"
Cons: "More snacks!!"
Pros: "I liked being able to check in on line ahead of time. Boarding was efficient ."
Pros: "They were on time. We went economy. We got what we paid for. Brought our own lunch. I would recommend it. Flight attendants were good. No surprises!"
Pros: "Flight departed on time."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Had a window seat, and the "wall" by the window was ice cold. I was wearing a windbreaker and was shivering the entire time. My feet were in thick wool socks and leather boots, and even so they were freezing! This did not happen on my previous flight with Alaska, so I hope this is an isolated experience just for this particular plane."
Pros: "I made multiple requests for proper seating for my mother Flights going and coming, the crew tried to make up for incorrect seating of a sverely handicapped walker."
Cons: "Bad handicapped service, until too late"
Pros: "Not much the ability to log on to free movies was ok"
Cons: "Crew boarded us like we were cattle going to the slaughterhouse. Not a great way to end a wonderful vacation. In particular Kim was vary rude I understand it's a tough job but this is the profession they chose. Might not have been as bad had it not been for her."
Pros: "Friendly, charging outlets at every seat"
Pros: "This was my first time flying on a big commercial plane and having to deal with big airports. All in all, I had a great first time experience. The whole process made sense, it was fast, easy, everyone was friendly. I never had any hiccups or got lost. So thank you for making my first time so easy and for all the hard work all of you do to make that possible for everyone!"
Cons: "The plane left late but still arrived on time so I really don't count that as a criticism. If that's the worst thing you've done, then keep doing what you're doing because I have no problem at all with it haha. I will definitely be a repeat customer!"
Pros: "Everything was wonderful"
Cons: "the crew, especially the guy was so busy talking to the other crew members that he was just going through the motions of taking care of the people. I asked him what mountain that was outside the window. His response was "I don't know" and kept right on talking to his other helper. If a patron asks a question he should at least not give the impression that I was interrupting his talk with the other steward while serving"
Pros: "Always great service"
Cons: "Somehow I ended not sitting next to my companion. In my head if you purchase two tickets, they should automatically assume you want to sit together. I guess I needed to select seats before the flight."
Pros: "I like that they allowed active duty to board along with first class etc.."
Cons: "Odor of urine From bathroom"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Economy is tight, but that's why it's cheaper."
Pros: "Service was Horrible"
Cons: "Not a friendly airline at all. Book with someone else."
Pros: "That I arrived on time"
Cons: "That I can't find a flight to South Florida with you guys"
Cons: "3's a crowd man, bumper to bumper in those seats."
Pros: "Great experience. Wow, fantastic flight attendants. Wish I could always fly Alaskan."
Cons: "Not a thing."
Pros: "For us there quickly and mostly in comfort"
Cons: "Too hot all flight, the vents blew hit air"
Cons: "Flight was cancled"
Cons: "I am pleased with all aspects of the flight and crew!"
Pros: "Great crew! On time professional"
Cons: "Food average,"
Pros: "I called to change seats for my wheelchair dad and was cheerfully well accommodated by customer service."
Cons: "When I initially placed the reservation online my dad was seated in a middle seat in the back with no options to change seats. I had to call customer service and they were very helpful."
Pros: "Flew to Seattle in the morning in a Southwest Cattle Car. Flew back on one of Alaska's new 737's. Really liked the cabin design. Cabin lighting was very impressive and very easy on your eyes. Well done Alaska!"
Cons: "I'm 6'-6", so more legroom would always be appreciated."
Pros: "Very friendly service. Attendants have God attitude. You can tell the employees are happy and paid well"
Cons: "The bean burrito they give out is just ok. I think it will be better if they just gave a small bag of potato chips or something else. It's free, so all you can do is not eat it if you don't like it I guess."
Pros: "I liked the selection of short films from SIFF, the crew was good."
Cons: "The cabin was a bit too chilly"
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "That you charge for the miles credit card"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and we were on time. there was no entertainment due to being a short flight, very understandable."
Cons: "The line to check in was horribly long & slow. Almost everyone in line was complaining & many were afraid they would miss their flight, including myself. I arrived 2 & 1/2 hours early & barely made it to my gate!"
Pros: "Fairly quick boarding process. Crew was friendly."
Cons: "My seat companion actually took my seat. Although the attendant was near by & aware there was small issue, there was no intervention. Not having the window seat was a minor inconvenience for me, but it would have been nice if he could have intervened when i didn't feel i could nor wanted the confrontation."
Pros: "Smooth ride and Best service."
Cons: "Purchased food on board. Dry and unappealing."
Cons: "Over a month ago I requested a seat with extra leg room due to a documented medical condition. My request was not granted and I was in pain most of the flight."
Pros: "Great crew, early arrival"
Cons: "Old screens, snacks getting smaller, too much ice in the drinks"
Cons: "Bag drop agent was not helpful."
Pros: "Nice on board crew."
Cons: "More arm & leg room in basic seating. Tray tables are flimsy and seem worn."
Pros: "I liked the choices of movies"
Cons: "The seats were dirty and the snack choices are not healthy at all."
Pros: "The staff was very nice and helpful with prechecking my bag at the gate."
Cons: "Food / snack choices are unhealthy and limited. The cabin was not clean when I got to my seat. There was trash in my pocket and crumbs on the ground."
Pros: "The crew was excellent."
Pros: "I like the comfortable seats and the entertainment feature found on every seat."
Cons: "Not much. Delta is superior"
Pros: "Great crew, easy process overall"
Cons: "Make 1st class cheaper and give free wifi!"
Pros: "Seat comfort"
Cons: "Lot of turbulence. Provided videos/entertainment without providing headphones"
Pros: "Great crew, snacks, comfortable flight."
Cons: "Can't tell how the flight was because missed connecting flight from LAX to SJC because Westjet from YYZ to LAX had a mechanical issue. They end up replacing a tire which caused a 1.5 hr flight delay"
Cons: "I now know the downside of buying through Kayak, the ticket is non-upgradable even when seats became open and I offered to pay for the upgrade."
Pros: "The attention to detail from the crew, and the friendliness"
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Very tight spaces. No tv."
Cons: "Not much food offered on a long flight."
Cons: "It was smelly. Anyone who does not smoke can smell old smoke. Yuk. Also, smells like a neighboring passenger has bowel issues. Ick"
Pros: "I was traveling alone with my (cranky) infant son and the crew members were kind and accommodating. Though the flight was delayed by almost 2 hours, the crew worked quickly to ready the replacement plane and the pilot made up time and got us to San Jose as quickly and safely as possible."
Cons: "The original plane had mechanical issues, which caused an almost two hour delay while waiting for a replacement plane to arrive. Since I was traveling alone with my young son, after an already long previous flight, it made for a more difficult trip."
Cons: "Sat by the exit seat so the door was a bit more chilly. No food. Small entertainment screens with audio bleed through."
Cons: "It’s was the best flight in my life"
Cons: "Was in seat 16A and got bumped to 12E. If you know Delta aircraft, that's exit row window, for the EC (more legroom) but middle. The problem is that nothing can compete with the exit row for leg room and being crammed between two guys isn't an upgrade either. Plus, due to proximity, got sick. And the flight was delayed leaving - due to the late arrival from ATL (Delta HQ) which had a power outage. And no video entertainment. No meals."
Pros: "As always, the crew and amenities were first rate."
Cons: "We were initially told that our flight would arrive early. Then we sat on the tarmac for a half hour before anyone could be bothered to tell us we were waiting for the plane to be de-iced."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Small aircraft. Loud engine noise. Biased treatment for tickets booked on non Delta sites"
Pros: "No vegetarian options in first class.. and go go wouldn5 hook up. Flight was an hour late...but that was ok."
Cons: "The pilot did a nice job of flying in and banking so we could see the view.."
Cons: "They delayed the flight for 11 hours and did let anyone know until after 4 hours of waiting and then the gate number for the new flight was wrong"
Cons: "Seat, did not get upgraded"
Pros: "Fast and comfortable"
Cons: "No tv but understanding"
Pros: "Crew was curious and quick to think of alternative solutions."
Cons: "The flight was way too hot. They didn't have enough A/C and we were all sweating up a storm on the flight. The flight was also scheduled to leave 15 min early, but we ended up leaving 15 minutes late, it was odd. One of the bathrooms was out of order too."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly."
Pros: "The in flight entertainment and the pilot being informative about what was going wrong at the Atlanta airport."
Cons: "The insane process that followed the flight of rebooking - it would have been VERY HELPFUL to have access to the inflight internet so that I could have rebooked my missed connection before we landed in the ATL airport where it was past midnight and there were hardly any staff available for us to talk to and the lines to speak to anyone took literal HOURS to get through."
Pros: "The flight was very on-time and it reached the destination even earlier than expected."
Pros: "I will know more on my flight back to my destination!"
Pros: "Flight was smooth and leg room great"
Cons: "A flight of four hours should have decent food. Too short connection times and inconsistent restaurants in the airports often leave me very hungry. Give us real healthy food onboard."
Pros: "The turkey sabdwhich was tasty. Good movies."
Cons: "Telling me the doors were going to close & I couldn't use the restroom prior to boarding. Here I was starving from flight delays. In reality the door stayed open another 15 mins & people boarded with their to go food."
Cons: "No trash bag in my seat for puking or bubblegum"
Pros: "Comfortable plane"
Cons: "Travelled with some guys straight out of the Hangover movies. Going to Vegas for a Bachelor party and ogling and making comments on the flight attendant and other passengers! Nothing delta can do about that, It's part of life..."
Pros: "We didnt have food or entertainment because the flight was short."
Cons: "There was nothing that I didn't like."
Cons: "Poor leg room compared to jet blue"
Pros: "Comfortable seating and clean interior. Flight attendants are helpful and courteous."
Cons: "Flight takeoff delayed one hour. Boarding has zoning, but with no structural boarding process, resulted some later zoning customers blocking earlier zoning customers in a single line. Suggest using multiple labeled queue lines, like southwest."
Pros: "Got an upgrade to Comfort + Delta is the best major airline in USA for sure"
Cons: "2 of my 4 bags, which I checked in, were broken during my travel."
Cons: "after reaching the destination, it took a lot to open the airplane's doors and letting people out"
Pros: "Well after going through a terrible storm to get to the airport we were given a opportunity to up grade to First Class for a very reasonable rate. That was great."
Pros: "Row 19 on a 737ER is great for room, as long as you don't plan on reclining (I rarely do in a daytime flight)"
Cons: "A little overcautious regarding seating the cabin crew because of possible turbulence, but better safe than sorry, I suppose. However, it is a common occurrence on this particular leg, so don't board knowing you might need to take a "break" before you get to Atlanta."
Pros: "Seats, video and overall comfort are all very nice on the new 900's."
Pros: "the aircraft was fine. leg room was slightly larger than other commercial flight i took recently."
Cons: "the crew at the boarding counter was unhelpful. my girlfriend and i were rescheduled to a later flight and were randomly assigned to 2 separate seats. online seat selecting did not work at all."
Pros: "Awesome service in first."
Cons: "3 hours late leaving Dublin, with poor communicstion on the monitors as to gate info. not to mention the lateness."
Cons: "Confusing in LAX as to where to go for the flight"
Cons: "The information that was given was awful. Why would AA send a broken plane to ABW?"
Pros: "Nice people to fly with"
Pros: "everything fine"
Cons: "having to gate-check our hand luggage"
Pros: "Great staff. Arrived very early. Smooth flight ."
Pros: "The flight boarded really quickly with absolutely excellent service from the flight crew. The pilots and crew were so considerate, and helpful. They totally took care of all of us. From the time I got on to the flight to the time I got off the crew were there to make sure I was taken care of."
Pros: "The staff that pushed us thru the ridiculous process of going thru customs , getting our bags checked again & raced us thru to our connecting fight was amazing !!!"
Cons: "Our connecting flight was too close given we were coming back from Mexico& had to go thru customs. The security at customs were so rude to my mother who was in a wheelchair! The customs checking process was a joke! We barely made to our flight running thru that entire airport pushing my mother in a wheelchair. I can't tell you how horrible the experience was for both of us!"
Cons: ""Parked" on tarmac for 25 minutes waiting to leave LAX. Arrived half an hour late"
Cons: "More flight delays..."
Cons: "This flight transfer was totally ridiculous, and required me to exit security, take a bus, get through security again, take another bus, and then wait in a crappy gate with one single terrible food option. Whoever thinks this is a reasonable transfer ought to be subjected to it themselves before booking it for others."
Pros: "I had a family member enter the hospital 5 hours before take off. I got a full refund, even though I didn't have trip insurance."
Cons: "The information of code share was not clear..so I was expected to fly with JAL..."
Pros: "Almost on time"
Cons: "Boarding process, PA system volume very low at PHX"
Pros: "Met expectations. Landed early."
Cons: "Seats harder than expected"
Cons: "Delayed because of cleaning crew showing up late.... Totally avoidable. Gate crew was not helpful"
Pros: "The plane was brand new and the crew were very nice. Entertainment system was well-done with good selection of movies. Even unedited movies!! Great."
Cons: "The plane was delayed for a half hour before it was marked as "delayed" and then it was delayed another half hour. If I had known it was going to be an hour late I would've been able to eat a proper dinner. They seemed to be out of every normal drink on the drink cart."
Pros: "Customer service at American Airlines was amazingly good. They figured out the mess that the third party agent, WEBJET.COM made and fixed it."
Cons: "The third party agent, webjet.com, was horrible. American airlines contacted them several times about canceling the ABQ-ORD flight and they never responded. WEBJET.COM did not put their name on the electronic ticket so I was unaware of who to contact. Finnair was not particularly helpful. They discontinued my chat conversation and didn't have an option to call back so I had to wait for 20 minutes. American Airlines was impressively helpful. They figured out that WEBJET.COM had canceled one leg of our fight and AA.com reinstated the flight. American had also contacted WEBJET.COM numerous times and WEBJET.COM had never responded."
Pros: "Staff was kind."
Pros: "The plane was a newer Boeing 738 plane and has AC power outlet at every seat. However I was not able to use their in-flight movie channel on my tablet since there were too many users."
Cons: "I am an Executive Platinum member and normally should get a meal even in economy. It was not offered on this flight. The crew didn't have a friendly attitude."
Pros: "Remodeled plane style"
Cons: "Liked it"
Pros: "Flight was prompt. Crew was good."
Cons: "Not seated together with my wife. Looked at paying for upgrade, but no seats together."
Pros: "Everything went smooth. Staff were professional and friendly"
Cons: "Boarding took forever and I'm a Premium passenger."
Pros: "On time, upgraded at Dallas"
Pros: "I like that it's open seating."
Cons: "I don't like how there's not de-boarding procedure. Some people try to just rush off the plane."
Cons: "Couldn't get my boarding pass. My name was wrong in your system, had to go to American Airlines desk for assistance and the attendant couldn't locate my name. There was a service attendant at the Alaskan airline service desk."
Pros: "The Crew were outstanding and the flights were quiet and smooth. Very comfortable flight!"
Pros: "Boarding was impossible! The line was longer than the jet bridge itself and we had to wait after being called for a 1/2 hour."
Cons: "No issues"
Cons: "THe reading light was broken"
Pros: "We boarded on time, we sat in the exit aisle, so we have a little extra room. They offered free movies, which my husband took advantage of. Pleasant flight"
Pros: "I had lots of space to my self"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "We were so crowded. No leg room. The lady next to me was too big for her seat so it was hot and sweaty the whole way"
Cons: "airbus A320 doesn't have power ports at seats...."
Pros: "Entertainment was not available for the latest Safari browser 10."
Pros: "Smooth, quick flight!"
Pros: "Again getting moved up to first class"
Cons: "I would have liked to know before I was already seated in Coach."
Cons: "It's not the first time that I was forced to gate check my carry on luggage. They claim that the cabinet in the plan is full while actually there is plenty of spaces for multiple luggages to be there. The crew was rude and refuse to explain it in an acceptable way. When I asked why cant I carry it when there is enough space, she simply says because you just can't. Do you want to take the plan or not! This is unacceptable."
Pros: "Main cabin extra leg room."
Cons: "Barely any help with delayed flight and connecting flight. Had to say a prayer and sprint through DFW to make the connecting flight."
Pros: "Price and schedule."
Cons: "Do not like how this or any airlines board passengers."
Pros: "I missed my previous flight, and even before that my day was going pretty bad. I was quickly routed to the desk to get a replacement ticket, and even though the flight was oversold, they had me wait around until the plane was ready to take off. A couple minutes after they shut the door of the boarding bridge, I was called and told to follow one of them. It turns out a couple of people were headed to the right city in the wrong country."
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Strange kid sitting next to me"
Cons: "The flight was continuously delayed and ultimately cancelled. There weren't a lot of connecting flights until much later the next day, and the customer service was fair at best."
Cons: "Flight was pushed out at least 5 times before departing. Once we even boarded and were told to get off the plane after the delay became too long, "for security purposes." The pilot was completely unprofessional - he tried to make light of the situation. At first it was funny but the jokes soon got old. There was little attempt to to update as the delay kept getting longer and longer. We learned more about the delay from our phone apps than from the crew. Most idiotic and incompetent group I've ever flown with."
Cons: "Flight landed late. Had to rush to get on med plane"
Pros: "Since the merge with US Airways, it seems as though American has adopted it's ways. US Airways was my least favorite airlines therefore I am disappointed by the merge. American now charges $25 each way for a trip to the Caribbean, which was not the case in the past. No entertainment provided unless one wants to watch a Free movzie on your small cell phone screen (lets hope your phone is well charged and you remember to bring your ear buds also)."
Cons: "Lack of snack options, lack if entertainment, baggage fees, less space for comfort."
Pros: "Captain was like a tour guide, gave us info about what we were flying over and kept us super up to date on all info."
Cons: "Seat in front distance. Granted I'm over 6 feet tall but sucks to have to pay $50 just to be slightly comfortable. Then in the aisle getting bumped all the time with people going by. Got rammed by the flight attendant cart, wasn't very fun. Left a nice bruise on my shin."
Pros: "Although we had to sit on tarmac, we still made our transfer on time."
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable."
Cons: "The ticket counters are a joke. I could not check in the afternoon before my flight or the morning of on my phone, or at the ticket counters in the airport. I don't mind waiting in line but out of the 2.5 hours I waited in line about 30% of that time there was no attendant at the ticket counter, 50% of that time there was only one attendant who spent her time helping first class, and only 20% of the 2.5 hours I waited in line was there still only 2 attendants helping check people in. Because of this, I missed my flight."
Airlines flying from Albuquerque to San Jose have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights
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