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There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Albuquerque by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Albuquerque  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Albuquerque (ABQ) DTW - ABQ

$263 - $1,103

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Bus  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Albuquerque, Nm 1351 / ...

$162 - $407

3 alternative options

Fly to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Santa Fe (SAF) DTW - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport

$406 - $1,466

Train  •  31 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$221 - $628

Drive  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Albuquerque 1600.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Albuquerque is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 25 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Albuquerque is to fly which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Albuquerque. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Albuquerque, Nm via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Albuquerque. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 38 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Albuquerque is 1370 miles. The road distance is 1600.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Albuquerque without a car is to train which takes 31 h 38 min and costs $220 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Detroit to Albuquerque, including transfers.

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Detroit to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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Detroit to Albuquerque train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Detroit Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Albuquerque is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $260 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $220 - $650 and takes 31 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs $160 - $410 and takes 36 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 1370 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Albuquerque hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Albuquerque via Chicago Union Station in around 31 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Santa Fe via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Albuquerque via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Detroit Airport to Albuquerque Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Albuquerque is 2 h behind Detroit. It is currently 3:39 PM in Detroit and 1:39 PM in Albuquerque.

Detroit to Albuquerque train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Albuquerque is 1601 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 14 min to drive from Detroit to Albuquerque.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Albuquerque train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Detroit to Albuquerque bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Albuquerque. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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