The cheapest times to fly from TPQ to ABQ are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 12th)

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 TPQ to ABQ is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2047 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $686 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Albuquerque

Flying from Tepic (TPQ) to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) will usually cost between $686 to $1094 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $686. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1686. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1000 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $760 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPQ to ABQ flight.

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

TPQ to ABQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPQ to ABQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tepic. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Albuquerque, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Tepic. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (9%) 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 $744. Return trip prices are from the ABQ to TPQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TPQ to ABQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TPQ to ABQ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from TPQ to ABQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (TPQ > MEX > ABQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $508
  • Average savings: $253 (33.22%)

See TPQ to PVR flights

Hack #2: Puerto Vallarta (TPQ > PVR > ABQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $757
  • Average savings: $3 (0.39%)

See TPQ to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Delta, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport to Tepic Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 947 miles or 1524 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPQ to ABQ flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Tepic and Albuquerque, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from TPQ to ABQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPQ
Origination airport nameTepic Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeABQ
Destination airport nameAlbuquerque International Sunport Airport
CityAlbuquerque, NM
Countrythe United States


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