Cheap flights from Albuquerque to Chicago (ABQ - CHI)

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The best prices from Albuquerque to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Albuquerque (ABQ) to Chicago (CHI)

ABQ - CHI
Price
$216 - $397
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$216

From Albuquerque to Chicago

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from Albuquerque to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Albuquerque to Chicago?

Flights from Albuquerque to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Albuquerque to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Albuquerque to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Albuquerque to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Albuquerque in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Albuquerque to Chicago (ABQ - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Albuquerque to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 40% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Albuquerque to Chicago in March, April 2021

30 Mar - 4 Apr
$93pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
11 Mar - 21 Mar
$109pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
30 Mar - 4 Apr
$121pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Albuquerque to Chicago 2021 flight deals

30 Mar - 4 Apr
$93pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
11 Mar - 21 Mar
$109pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
30 Mar - 4 Apr
$121pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Albuquerque

1 Apr - 6 Apr
$241pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque
2 Apr - 13 Apr
$261pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque
31 Mar - 5 Apr
$278pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ABQ
Albuquerque

Last minute flights from Albuquerque to Chicago

11 Mar - 21 Mar
$109pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
11 Mar - 21 Mar
$126pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$136pp
ABQ
Albuquerque
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ABQ
Albuquerque

One-way flights to Chicago from Albuquerque

11:55 am - 7:20 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 25m
ABQ - ORD
Frontier
$81
Kiwi.com
6:33 am - 6:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
22h 42m
ABQ - ORD
United Airlines
$128
United
2:00 am - 1:02 pm
Delta
2 Stops
10h 02m
ABQ - MDW
Delta
$134
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Albuquerque to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Albuquerque to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Albuquerque and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Albuquerque to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Albuquerque to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Albuquerque to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Albuquerque to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Albuquerque to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albuquerque to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

Are there nonstop flights from Albuquerque to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Albuquerque to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Albuquerque to Chicago is less than $375.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albuquerque to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Albuquerque to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How many flights depart from Albuquerque to Chicago on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Albuquerque to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Albuquerque weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 93 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in Albuquerque.

How long is the flight from Albuquerque to Chicago?

Airlines like American Airlines and Delta fly from Albuquerque to Chicago in about 2h 56m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 26m. Albuquerque and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1125 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Albuquerque to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $93. This flight start at 73% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Albuquerque to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Albuquerque to Chicago are Frontier ($42), United Airlines ($128), and Delta ($130).

Alternative routes for Albuquerque to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
3h 12m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Albuquerque

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Albuquerque to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$146 $261 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$178 $374 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$157 $404 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$184 $422 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Albuquerque to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of ABQ to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of ABQ to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ABQ to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ABQ to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Albuquerque to Chicago
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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