Travel from Denver to ABQ

1d 23h 6min
514 lb of CO2
2h 35min
232 lb of CO2

Denver to ABQ Flights

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

Boutique Air, Alaska Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Denver to ABQ.

The cheapest way by air is via Boutique Air and flies from Denver Intl (DEN) to Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ). Boutique Air flies from Denver Intl (DEN) to Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and is the quickest flight to get you from Denver to ABQ.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to ABQ from Denver, a flight is the quickest method.
8h 19min
46 lb of CO2
5h 54min
67 lb of CO2

Drive from Denver to ABQ

It's 335 miles between Denver to ABQ. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 54min and 6h 11min from Denver to ABQ under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 6h 29min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to ABQ 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 $45.

What is the best way to travel from Denver to ABQ?

The are 4 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Denver to ABQ. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Denver towards Albuquerque, as it is the cheapest to ABQ. It's common to find tickets for as low as $29. Greyhound operates from Denver to ABQ, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Denver to ABQ?

On your trip from Denver to ABQ, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Denver to ABQ NM - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Denver to ABQ. 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 ABQ is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Denver/ABQ buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Denver 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 Denver CO and ABQ 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 Denver to ABQ? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of ABQ 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 ABQ 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 Denver to ABQ?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Denver to ABQ is by bus. The bus costs $29 roughly and will take 8 hours 19 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Denver to ABQ?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Denver area and ABQ, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 23 hours 6 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DEN Denver Union Station, which is about 2 miles from Denver. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Denver to ABQ by car?

The total distance between Denver and ABQ is 335 miles and will take you about 5 hours 54 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $45.

Denver to ABQ Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $29
Fastest Way Flight — 2h 35min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 46 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, flight, bus and by car
Distance 334 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, Boutique Air

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Denver to ABQ
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Denver to ABQ
Train company
19015 routes
Alaska Airlines from Denver to ABQ
Alaska Airlines
848 routes
Boutique Air from Denver to ABQ
Boutique Air
19 routes