The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to CLO are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, April 30th, and May 7th)
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • November 5th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 CLO is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2004 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $829 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Cali

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Cali (CLO) will usually cost between $871 to $1337 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $831. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1466. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $966 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to CLO flight.

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

ABQ to CLO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to CLO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $992. Return trip prices are from the CLO 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 CLO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ABQ to CLO

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 CLO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $277 (28.69%)

See ABQ to LAX flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (ABQ > MIA > CLO)

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $172 (17.76%)

See ABQ to MIA flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (ABQ > MCO > CLO)

  • Price for both tickets: $810
  • Average savings: $156 (16.16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2911 miles or 4685 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to CLO flight is about 6 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Cali?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ABQ to CLO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeABQ
Origination airport nameAlbuquerque International Sunport Airport
CityAlbuquerque, NM
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCLO
Destination airport nameAlfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport


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