The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ABQ are
- April 23rd to May 6th
- July 30th to September 23rd
- October 15th to November 18th
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of 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 LAX to ABQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $418 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Albuquerque
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $167 to $278 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 $167. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $286. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $170 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ABQ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to ABQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $49 (22%) 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 $173. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to LAX 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 LAX to ABQ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to ABQ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 676 miles or 1088 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to ABQ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Albuquerque, NM?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from LAX to ABQ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAX to ABQ tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABQ heading for LAX about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albuquerque, NM is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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