Arlington to Albuquerque Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $74
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 9min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 87 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, flight, bus and by car
Distance 570 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$356 · 1d 20h 27min · 490 lb of CO2
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$300 · 6h 9min · 553 lb of CO2
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Arlington to Albuquerque Flights

There are 2 airports — DFW, DAL — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 1 airports — ABQ — to access Albuquerque. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DFW.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Albuquerque from Arlington, a flight is the quickest method.
$74 · 17h 56min · 100 lb of CO2
Fort Worth to Albuquerque
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$77 · 9h 50min · 112 lb of CO2
Arlington to Albuquerque

Drive from Arlington to Albuquerque

It's 571 miles between Arlington to Albuquerque. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 50min and 10h 19min from Arlington to Albuquerque under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 49min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Albuquerque 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 $76.

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

Because Albuquerque is so far away from Arlington, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Albuquerque do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Albuquerque?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, flight, bus 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.

Is the train or the bus better from Arlington to Albuquerque NM?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Albuquerque. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Albuquerque is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Albuquerque buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington TX and Albuquerque during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Albuquerque? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Albuquerque traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Albuquerque is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Albuquerque?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Albuquerque is by bus. The bus costs $74 roughly and will take 17 hours 56 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Arlington to Albuquerque?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Arlington area and Albuquerque, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 20 hours 53 minutes. We recommend catching the train at FTW Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center, which is about 13 miles from Arlington. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

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

The total distance between Arlington and Albuquerque is 571 miles and will take you about 9 hours 50 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $77.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Arlington to Albuquerque
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