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The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to DFW are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 10th, and December 17th)

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 DFW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $612 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $227 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $250 to $395 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $267. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $408. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to DFW flight.

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

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ABQ to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABQ to DFW 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $28 (8%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the DFW to ABQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABQ to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ABQ to DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 25.57% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to GRK flights

Destination alternative #2: Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (SPS) in Wichita Falls, TX

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 4.21% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABQ to SPS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 568 miles or 914 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to DFW flight is about 2 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from ABQ to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeABQ
Origination airport nameAlbuquerque International Sunport Airport
CityAlbuquerque, NM
Countrythe United States
Latitude35
Longitude-106.6

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ABQ to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for ABQ about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 6 minutes late
  • Mesa: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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