Deal alert: Flights to Albuquerque are less than $200 round-trip

Jan 17, 2022

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If you want to explore the culture, art and history of the Southwest, then this deal to New Mexico might be for you. American, Delta and United have discounted fares to Albuquerque from cities in the U.S. starting at $118 round-trip. These fares are only available for travel in February and March.

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Hot Air Balloon Festival in Albuquerque. (Photo by Starcevic/Getty Images)

The deal was reported by Scott’s Cheap Flights, which offers a premium membership starting at $49 a year that includes alerts on discounted fares.

Deal basics

Airline: American, Delta, United
Routes: DFW/LAX/LGA/ORD/PDX to ABQ
How to book: Directly through airlines sites or via Google Flights
Travel dates: February – March

Sample flights

The fares we featured below are for basic economy seating on Delta and United, which only include a carry-on. American fares included here are for the main cabin, which include a carry-on and seat selection. You will have to pay extra for any checked bags with all of these fares.

One of the cheapest deals was on Delta from Los Angeles (LAX) to Albuquerque (ABQ) at $118 round-trip for travel in February and March.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Another West Coast option is a flight from Portland (PDX) to Albuquerque (ABQ) at $158 round-trip on Delta, United and American. The Delta flight has a stop in Salt Lake City (SLC), the United one has a layover in Denver (DEN) and the American option has a stop in Dallas (DFW).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There is a short, direct flight from Dallas (DFW) to Albuquerque (ABQ) at $198 round-trip on American for travel from the end of February to the beginning of March.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There are limited flights on United priced at $198 round-trip from Chicago (ORD) to Albuquerque (ABQ) for travel in February.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

East Coast travelers can fly from New York (LGA) to Albuquerque (ABQ) for $216 round-trip on Delta and United. Both flights include a stopover.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

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Bottom line

Don’t miss out on experiencing breathtaking views of New Mexico’s mountains and hitting the hiking trails. Or maybe you would rather check out Albuquerque’s Rattlesnake Museum and microbreweries. No matter what your interests are, this destination in the Southwest has something for every traveler so don’t miss out on this deal.

Featured image by Sean Pavone/Shutterstock.

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