Travel from Phoenix to ABQ

23h 37min
258 lb of CO2
5h 31min
496 lb of CO2

Phoenix to ABQ Flights

There are 2 airports — PHX, AZA — that make sense to fly out of from Phoenix and 1 airports — ABQ — to access ABQ. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PHX.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to ABQ from Phoenix, a flight is the quickest method.
11h 13min
62 lb of CO2
5h 49min
66 lb of CO2

Drive from Phoenix to ABQ

It's 330 miles between Phoenix to ABQ. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 49min and 6h 6min from Phoenix to ABQ under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 6h 24min 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 $44.

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

The are 6 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Phoenix to ABQ. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Phoenix to ABQ?

On your trip from Phoenix 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.

Phoenix to ABQ NM - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Phoenix 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 Phoenix/ABQ buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Phoenix 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 Phoenix AZ 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix to ABQ?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Phoenix to ABQ is by bus. The bus costs $52 roughly and will take 10 hours 52 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Phoenix to ABQ?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Phoenix area and ABQ, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 23 hours 37 minutes. We recommend catching the train at MRC Maricopa Amtrak, which is about 28 miles from Phoenix. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

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

The total distance between Phoenix and ABQ is 330 miles and will take you about 5 hours 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $44.

Phoenix to ABQ Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $52
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 28min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 61 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, flight, bus and by car
Distance 330 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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