The cheapest times to fly from ABQ to DTW are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to May 13th
- August 6th to September 23rd
- October 15th to November 18th
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 DTW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $888 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $312 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Detroit
Flying from Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $318 to $563 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 $342. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $496. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $382 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABQ to DTW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABQ to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ABQ to DTW 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 $0.18, which is below 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 $105 (23%) 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 $347. Return trip prices are from the DTW 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 DTW 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 24 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ABQ to DTW while comparing.
- 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
- Usually 2.62% less expensive than DTW
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ABQ to DTW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1344 miles or 2163 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ABQ to DTW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABQ to DTW flight is about 3 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Albuquerque, NM and Detroit, MI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from ABQ to DTW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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