The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to AUH are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 20th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ABQ to AUH is early November. Prices can be as high as $2599 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1119 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $1119 to $1795 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $964 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1377 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to AUH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to AUH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ABQ to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to AUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ABQ. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Albuquerque. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the AUH to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to AUH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ABQ to AUH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ABQ to AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ABQ > LAX > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1017
  • Average savings: $360 (26.14%)

See ABQ to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ABQ > LGA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $286 (20.77%)

See ABQ to LGA flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (ABQ > SFO > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $278 (20.19%)

See ABQ to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ABQ to AUH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8146 miles or 13110 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ABQ to AUH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to AUH flight is about 15 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from ABQ to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ABQ
Origination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

Return Airport

Destination code AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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