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About Flights to Albuquerque

Whether you�re an outdoor enthusiast or an urban adventurer, you�ll find plenty of things to see and do in the Albuquerque area. This is a city where its arts and cultural activities are as sought after as its typically warm weather and sunny skies. Search for flights to Albuquerque through Orbitz.com and you�ll have access to some of the lowest fares available.

Arriving in Albuquerque

The Albuquerque International Sunport at 2200 Sunport Blvd SE is located roughly five miles south of the downtown area, with easy access via Gibson and Broadway. Several major airlines service the airport, such as American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and US Airways. New Mexico Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines also fly into Albuquerque. The airport offers free WiFi so you�ll be able to catch up on your email while you wait for your luggage.

Getting to the City

ABQ Ride (505-243-RIDE) offers affordable public transportation. It makes frequent stops at the airport and will take you directly into downtown and other points around the city for a $1 fare. If you plan to use the bus while you�re in town, you might want to consider purchasing a one-, two-, or three-day pass. The Sunport Shuttle (866-505-4966) provides shared-ride service to most hotels and other downtown destinations for roughly $11. You can always grab a cab right outside of the baggage claim area. Rates into the city should cost you less than $15 and should take fifteen minutes or less unless you are traveling during the business rush hour.

Typical Albuquerque Weather

Albuquerque gets very little rain and it enjoys sunny skies during most of the year, but the temperatures vary quite a bit from season to season. Pack a warm jacket if you plan to travel during the winter months, as temperatures fluctuate between the mid-20s and mid-40s. Lightweight clothing is more appropriate for the warm summer months when temperatures are normally in the high 60s to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Travel during May and June to take advantage of some of the best Albuquerque weather.

Things to Do in Albuquerque

Albuquerque offers plenty of outdoor activities. Enjoy a round of golf on one of the area�s fourteen golf courses or spend a day biking through one of the city�s many flat trails or the more rugged Petroglyph National Monument or Sandia Peak. One of the city�s most popular events is the International Balloon Fiesta each October when the skies are filled with vibrant hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes. For a more urban adventure, take a stroll through Old Town, visit Albuquerque�s Museum of Art and History, or spend an evening enjoying Nob Hill�s nightlife or enjoying the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. If you�re looking to keep costs down, consider traveling during the spring. You�ll enjoy beautiful weather, avoid the summer crowds, and have access to the lower preseason rates.

The Gem of the Southwest

Once you visit Albuquerque, you�ll want to come back again and again. Beautiful weather, spectacular scenery, and plenty of indoor and outdoor events and activities will always keep you busy and wanting more. When you�re ready to start making your travel arrangements, remember to visit Orbitz.com where you will be able to browse through the flights to Albuquerque and reserve your car and hotel room in one simple-to-use interface.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Albuquerque?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
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Which airlines fly to Albuquerque?
With airlines flying into Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ), you’ll be exploring this unique destination before you know it. Ticket prices will depend on the location you’re coming from and when you plan to travel. You’re sure to land a rewarding deal to Albuquerque with one of these top domestic carriers:

  • Southwest Airlines - 299 flights to Albuquerque per month
  • American Airlines - 184 flights to Albuquerque per month
  • Delta - 170 flights to Albuquerque per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Albuquerque?
Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) is the entry point to the city, so your only tough decision will be the window seat or the aisle seat. The center of Albuquerque is roughly 3 miles away and where many travelers choose to stay.
How much is a flight to Albuquerque?
Fares for return flights started as low as this past week to Albuquerque, and rose to a high of . Several lucky passengers flying out of () managed to bag one-way tickets starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Albuquerque?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, you’ll always bag a bargain with Orbitz. The following hints and tips will help you pick up cheap flights to Albuquerque — and leave you with cash to spare:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at other airports to save on your airfare. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link and you’ll see the fares on days around your chosen departure. It’s possible to find cheaper flight deals if your itinerary is flexible.
  • To refine your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also choose the time of day you’d like to fly under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Once you’ve settled on your travel dates, book your flight. Prices usually get more expensive as the departure date gets closer.
  • Save loads on your vacation by combining your flights, hotels and car rental into an Orbitz package deal. Your budget will thank you for it.
  • Don’t fly during the busy season if you can. By steering clear of school vacations and summer, you can save a significant amount on your airfares.

How long is a flight to Albuquerque?
The U.S. Is big, so that depends on which airport you’re departing from. To make life a little easier, we’ve selected some of the major routes to Albuquerque and worked out their average flight times:

  • Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 1 hour and 17 minutes
  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 1 hour and 49 minutes
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 1 hour and 57 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Albuquerque?
If your schedule allows, book your tickets to Albuquerque in January. This is the best month to score low airfares, followed by February and August. With a little planning, you’re bound to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Albuquerque?
When it comes to cheap flights to Albuquerque, the best days to book are generally Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. A rewarding flight deal is just clicks away with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Albuquerque?
You can grab cheap flights to Albuquerque by flying out on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is also more affordable, while Saturday has the most costly airfares. Whether you prefer to save a bundle or fly out whenever is convenient, you’ll always get a fantastic deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Albuquerque?
Consider jetting off during August if you’re sticking to a budget. Orbitz data has found that it’s generally the best month for cheap flights to Albuquerque. June is when fares are at their highest.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is important these days, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for flights that won’t slap on fees for any amendments. Enter your departure and arrival points, then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you options that include free cancellation and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Albuquerque?
Flying doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact it can be a joy with a little pre-planning! Make your trip a stress-free one with these practical tips:

  • Whether you print it out or use an electronic one, you’ll need your boarding pass to get on to the plane. You’ll also need some type of government-issued photo identification. If you’re traveling internationally, make sure your passport is valid and you’ve checked visa requirements.
  • To keep you entertained on the short hop to Albuquerque, download some new tunes or restock the podcast library on your smartphone. Food can also be a good distraction while in the air, so take some snacks.
  • Whatever the temperature is doing outside, plane cabins can get chilly. Take a sweater on board to stop the goose bumps.

How many direct flights are there to Albuquerque?
With around 179 direct flights each month, you’ll be jetting straight into Albuquerque and kicking off a new adventure in no time at all. Some of the carriers that travel nonstop to Albuquerque include Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines. Delta Air Lines, Advanced Air and Alaska Airlines are other well-known options.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Albuquerque?
If you think a business or first-class fare is out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some practical tips to help you land a premium flight to Albuquerque for a whole lot less:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and wait for exclusive offers or sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Budget airlines offer first or business-class seating at a fraction of the usual cost. Skip the full-service carriers and book with one of these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a loyalty program.

How to get into Albuquerque from the airport?
Exit arrivals, hop in an Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) car rental and cruise to downtown Albuquerque. Thrifty Car Rental has an on-site branch where you can pick up the keys to a vehicle right at Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ). You’ll find the lively center of Albuquerque around 3 miles away to the northwest. Don’t like the idea of navigating unfamiliar city streets right after you touch down? Then taxi into the city and enjoy a few relaxing days wandering around Albuquerque. Afterward, you can venture further afield by renting a vehicle directly from the center of the city with one of our Albuquerque car rentals. The best of both worlds!
What is the best time to go to Albuquerque?
You’ll have loads of fun no matter what time of year you go to Albuquerque, but are the liveliest months. Want to pack your schedule with warm-weather experiences? Book your trip around June 20. This is when summer starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to fluctuate between 65undefined and 90undefined during this time of year.

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