There are 6 ways to get from Albuquerque to Flagstaff by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Flagstaff, Az 1333 / ...

$35 - $85

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief

$55 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Flagstaff 323.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Albuquerque to Flagstaff  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Flagstaff (FLG) ABQ - FLG

$284 - $1,418

Fly Santa Fe to Flagstaff  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Flagstaff (FLG) SAF - FLG

$407 - $1,781

Fly Albuquerque to Phoenix  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Phoenix (PHX) ABQ - PHX

$131 - $311

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Flagstaff is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Flagstaff is to bus which costs $35 - $85 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Flagstaff is 284 miles. The road distance is 323.9 miles.

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The bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Flagstaff, Az takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Flagstaff, Az. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Flagstaff Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Flagstaff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Flagstaff.
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  • Distance: 284.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Flagstaff, AZ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albuquerque to Flagstaff every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albuquerque to Flagstaff twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 5 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Fe to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Fe to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix via Silver City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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