The cheapest times to fly from RDU to ABQ are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to December 9th (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 RDU to ABQ is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $844 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $288 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Albuquerque
Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $317 to $573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $512. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 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 RDU to ABQ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RDU to ABQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RDU to ABQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far 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 $126 (26%) 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 $348. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to RDU 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 RDU 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 3 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RDU to ABQ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Raleigh-Durham International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1561 miles or 2512 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RDU to ABQ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to ABQ flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Raleigh/Durham, NC and Albuquerque, NM?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from RDU to ABQ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Albuquerque International Sunport Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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