Travel from Albuquerque to Mexicali

14h 54min
83 lb of CO2
6h 4min
545 lb of CO2

Albuquerque to Mexicali Flights

There are 1 airports — ABQ — that make sense to fly out of from Albuquerque and 1 airports — IPL — to access Mexicali. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ABQ.

Out of the 3 total modes of travel to Mexicali from Albuquerque, a flight is the quickest method.
9h 12min
105 lb of CO2

Drive from Albuquerque to Mexicali

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.

What is the best way to travel from Albuquerque to Mexicali?

The are 5 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Albuquerque 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.

Albuquerque to Mexicali Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $73
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 83 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 532 miles