Travel from Albuquerque to Mexicali

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$73 | 17h 29min Flight$294 | 6h 4min Bus83 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$106
    14h 54min · 83 lb of CO2
  2. Flight$294
    6h 4min · 545 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$72
    9h 12min · 105 lb of CO2

Albuquerque to Mexicali Buses

bus tickets from Albuquerque to Mexicali

$106 · 14h 54min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $106
Travel Duration
14h 54min

bus tickets from Albuquerque to Calexico

$73 · 17h 29min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $73
Travel Duration
17h 29min

bus tickets from Albuquerque to El Centro

$106 · 14h 56min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $106
Travel Duration
14h 56min

Albuquerque to Mexicali Flights

bus tickets from ABQ to IPL

$294 · 6h 4min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $294
Travel Duration
6h 4min

Drive from Albuquerque to Mexicali

Driving from Albuquerque to Mexicali

$72 · 9h 12min

It's 533 miles between Albuquerque to Mexicali. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 12min and 9h 39min from Albuquerque to Mexicali under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 7min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Mexicali by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $71.

Our recommendation to Mexicali

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Albuquerque to Mexicali?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

What's the cheapest way from Albuquerque to Mexicali?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Albuquerque to Mexicali is by bus. The bus costs $73 roughly and will take 17 hours 29 minutes.

How long does it take from Albuquerque to Mexicali by car?

The total distance between Albuquerque and Mexicali is 533 miles and will take you about 9 hours 12 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $72.