The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to DEN are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 8th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)
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 DEN is mid August. Prices can be as high as $494 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $131 for Wednesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Denver
Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $161 to $363 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $336. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $250 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to DEN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to DEN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ABQ to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Albuquerque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $72 (25%) 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 $218. Return trip prices are from the DEN to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to DEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ABQ to DEN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 350 miles or 563 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ABQ to DEN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to DEN flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Denver, CO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from ABQ to DEN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ABQ to DEN tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for ABQ about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 10 minutes late
- SkyWest: 2 minutes late
- United: 17 minutes late
- Frontier: 32 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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