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The cheapest times to fly from DRO to ABQ are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 DRO to ABQ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1121 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $428 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Albuquerque

Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $432 to $683 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 $432. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $677. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $245 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $485 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to ABQ flight.

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

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DRO to ABQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRO to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.89, which is above 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 $81 (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 $473. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to DRO 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 DRO 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 1 hour 16 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 DRO to ABQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) in Santa Fe, NM

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from ABQ
  • Usually 8.04% less expensive than ABQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to SAF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 160 miles or 257 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to ABQ flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Durango, CO and Albuquerque, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from DRO to ABQ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DRO
Origination airport name Durango La Plata County Airport
City Durango, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -107.7

Return Airport

Destination code ABQ
Destination airport name Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
City Albuquerque, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -106.6

 

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