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There are 4 ways to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Albuquerque  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lubbock (LBB) to Albuquerque (ABQ) LBB - ABQ

$330 - $1,523

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Lubbock, Tx to Amarillo, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to Raton
  3. Take the train from Raton Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center

$89 - $226

2 alternative options

Fly to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

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

$463 - $1,886

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lubbock to Albuquerque 405 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque is to fly which costs $330 - $1,600 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Lubbock and Albuquerque is 294 miles. The road distance is 405 miles.

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The best way to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 19 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lubbock Airport to Albuquerque Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Albuquerque is 1 h behind Lubbock. It is currently 5:40 PM in Lubbock and 4:40 PM in Albuquerque.

Yes, the driving distance between Lubbock to Albuquerque is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Lubbock to Albuquerque.

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

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There are 147+ hotels available in Albuquerque. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lubbock to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 294.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Lubbock, TX, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Lubbock to Albuquerque hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Lubbock to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Lubbock to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Lubbock to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Lubbock to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Lubbock to Santa Fe via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raton Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lubbock, Tx to Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to Raton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The best way to get from Lubbock to Lubbock Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $18 - $23.

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