The cheapest times to fly from DFW to ELP are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DFW to ELP is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $638 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to El Paso

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $284 to $459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $323 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to ELP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to ELP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DFW to ELP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to ELP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $322. Return trip prices are from the ELP to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to ELP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DFW to ELP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (CNM) in Carlsbad, NM

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from ELP
  • Usually 17.03% less expensive than ELP
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CNM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to ELP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 550 miles or 885 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DFW to ELP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to ELP flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and El Paso, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from DFW to ELP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code ELP
Destination airport name El Paso International Airport
City El Paso, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.8
Longitude -106.4


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to ELP tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ELP heading for DFW about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in El Paso, TX is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 19 minutes late
  • Mesa: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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