The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 CUN is early December. Prices can be as high as $1511 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $467 to $666 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $459. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $748. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $289 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $519 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to CUN flight.

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

ABQ to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less 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. Sundays 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 $96 (15%) 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 $502. Return trip prices are from the CUN 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 CUN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ABQ to CUN

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 CUN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (ABQ > MEX > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $505
  • Average savings: $14 (2.7%)

See ABQ to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1538 miles or 2475 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to CUN flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from ABQ to CUN.


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 CUN
Destination airport name Cancun International Airport
City Cancun
Country Mexico
Latitude 21
Longitude -86.9


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