CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Denver TO Albuquerque
Denver (DEN) to Albuquerque (ABQ)
Typically, flights to Albuquerque from Denver are cheaper when flying from Denver Intl to Albuquerque, which has an average price of $168
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ALBUQUERQUE FROM DENVER||August||24% cheaper||Flying from Denver to Albuquerque costs on average just $128 in August|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ALBUQUERQUE FROM DENVER||December||26% more expensive||It costs about $212 for flights to Albuquerque from Denver in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ALBUQUERQUE FROM DENVER||October||277% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Albuquerque from Denver in October than any other month|
Albuquerque, the largest city in the state of New Mexico, sits in a high desert, straddling the Rio Grande. The modern downtown core of Albuquerque contrasts with its historic Old Town, and both offer visitors plenty to see and do. Choosing the best time to visit may depend on your tolerance for heat. If you’re looking for a summer vacation, in June – August you’ll need to be prepared for temperatures that peak at 90 – 95 degrees Fahrenheit. During spring, March – May, you may find the temperatures more comfortable, although they begin to creep up in late May. Spring and summer are popular with tourists, so you may find that hotels are booked early and flights more expensive. September – November are also mild, and there are fewer tourists, making the fall a great time to visit. In October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta causes a bit of a busy blip, but it’s well worth seeing. During winter, December – February, you can expect much cooler temperatures, with highs that range from 50 – 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and the possibility of snow. Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy a visit to the nearby ski resorts, such as Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe.
In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Albuquerque for $82/person, which is 85% cheaper than the average flight to Albuquerque. To find the cheapest price to Albuquerque from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Albuquerque from United States is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around $218, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of January, then book flights to Albuquerque from United States during February instead. Flights to Albuquerque in February, while not as cheap as those in January, still average around $219.
In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Albuquerque is about 30 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $260. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Albuquerque from United States for as low as $166 on momondo.
Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Albuquerque. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $244. The most expensive day to fly to Albuquerque is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $335.
Flying to Albuquerque from United States at noon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $224 when looking at flights departing at noon. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $333. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Albuquerque for April, May, and September. Parks like Carlsbad Caverns National Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Beaches like Tingley Beach are most often visited during June, July, or August, as the weather is usually above 70 degrees fahrenheit with a low chance of rain.
Santa Fe Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Albuquerque.
With an average price of $536 per person, Santa Fe Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Albuquerque. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Several airlines offer non-stop domestic flights from various U.S. destinations. You can choose from Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United, Delta, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, Frontier Airlines, and Boutique Air.
Albuquerque’s airport is just 3 miles southeast of Downtown Albuquerque, and there are several ways to get from the airport into the city.
Take the Rio Metro Regional Transit District bus, route 50, running Monday – Saturday to downtown in 35 – 40 minutes, for a fare of $1.00 USD. There is no Sunday bus service to the airport.
You can hail a cab outside of the airport and travel to Downtown Albuquerque in about 13 – 18 minutes, for a cost of $20.00 USD – $25.00 USD, including tip. Uber also operates in Albuquerque.
Shuttles, shared-rides and limousines
Shuttles, shared rides and limousine services from ABQ into the city are available. Visit their desks on the south side of baggage claim to arrange your ride.
Car rental service counters are located at the Sunport Car Rental Center. Free shuttles, running every 5 minutes from outside the first level of the airport terminal, will take you there. Don’t forget to look for deals on car rentals with momondo.
Getting around in sprawling Albuquerque is easiest by bus. ABQ operates an extensive network of buses, which can take you to any neighborhood. Within specific areas, Albuquerque is quite walkable, so you may enjoy strolling around the picturesque Old Town, bustling Downtown Albuquerque, or vibrant Nob Hill.
ABQ buses serve residents and visitors alike, covering all areas of the city. An adult fare is $1.00 USD, or you may buy a 1-day, 2-day, or 3-day pass for $2.00 USD, $4.00 USD, or $6.00 USD, and enjoy unlimited rides for the duration of your pass. ABQ Ride also offers a free shuttle service, the D-RIDE, within downtown. Shuttles operate from 6:30 am – 5:33 pm, Monday – Friday.
Taxis are readily available, and you may hail one in the street or call for pickup. Flag drop is $2.94 USD, and each mile traveled costs $2.60 USD, with a waiting time charge of $25.00 USD per hour.
The city boasts more than 400 miles of bike paths and trails, making getting around on two wheels a great option. Several companies offer bike rentals so visitors can enjoy Albuquerque by bike, and a bike-share program is launching soon.
Albuquerque is a great place for outdoor activities, like hot air ballooning, hiking, kayaking the Rio Grande, mountain biking and golf. History and culture enthusiasts will enjoy the city’s diverse attractions, museums and historic old town. Check out these suggestions for your Albuquerque itinerary.
Albuquerque is at an elevation of over 5,000 feet, which you may find taxing if you aren’t used to altitude. It may take a few days for your body to adjust.The air is dry and it can be hot, so take care that you don’t become dehydrated and drink plenty of water while you’re here.
While you’re enjoying the great outdoors, remember to be sun-safe. Seek the shade, wear a hat and slap on that sunscreen.