The cheapest times to fly from ELP to GYE are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 19th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 26th and May 7th)

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 ELP to GYE is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1400 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $778 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from El Paso, TX (ELP) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $778 to $1135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $778. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1177. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $399 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $982 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELP to GYE flight.

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

ELP to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ELP to GYE flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from El Paso. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GYE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ELP. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Guayaquil, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to El Paso. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $942. Return trip prices are from the GYE to ELP 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 ELP to GYE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ELP to GYE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ELP to GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (ELP > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $779
  • Average savings: $203 (20.68%)

See ELP to FLL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ELP > LAX > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $153 (15.54%)

See ELP to LAX flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (ELP > MIA > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $148 (15.03%)

See ELP to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to El Paso International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2919 miles or 4698 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELP to GYE flight is about 6 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between El Paso, TX and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from ELP to GYE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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