The cheapest times to fly from CMI to ABQ are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- June 11th to June 24th
- August 13th to September 30th
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 CMI to ABQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $900 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $358 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Albuquerque
Flying from Champaign/Urbana, IL (CMI) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $358 to $633 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 $358. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $567. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $209 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMI to ABQ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMI to ABQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CMI to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Champaign. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, 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 $133 (27%) 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 $367. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to CMI 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 CMI to ABQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CMI to ABQ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to University of Illinois/Willard Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1059 miles or 1704 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CMI to ABQ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMI to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between Champaign/Urbana, IL and Albuquerque, NM?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from CMI to ABQ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||University of Illinois/Willard Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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