There are 4 ways to get from Denver to Albuquerque by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Albuquerque  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Albuquerque (ABQ) DEN - ABQ

$110 - $260

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Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm 9251 / ...

$45 - $120

2 alternative options

Fly to Santa Fe  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Santa Fe (SAF) DEN - SAF

$233 - $513

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Albuquerque 449.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Albuquerque is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Albuquerque is to fly which costs $110 - $260 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Denver, Co and arriving at Albuquerque, Nm. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Denver and Albuquerque is 336 miles. The road distance is 449.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Albuquerque without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Denver to Albuquerque, including transfers.

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Denver to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver, Co station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Albuquerque is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $110 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Albuquerque Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Denver to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 336.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Frontier Airlines fly from Denver to Albuquerque every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Denver to Albuquerque every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min. EPLA Limo Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Denver to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Albuquerque is 450 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to drive from Denver to Albuquerque.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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Book your Denver to Albuquerque bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Albuquerque. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $9.

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