The cheapest times to fly from ELP to MFE are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 MFE is early December. Prices can be as high as $730 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $334 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to McAllen

Flying from El Paso, TX (ELP) to Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) will usually cost between $334 to $473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $341. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $369 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELP to MFE flight.

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

ELP to MFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ELP to MFE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from El Paso. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, 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. Sundays 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 $50 (12%) 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 $352. Return trip prices are from the MFE 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 MFE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ELP to MFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in Corpus Christi, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 2.17% less expensive than MFE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ELP to CRP flights

Destination alternative #2: Valley International Airport (HRL) in Harlingen/San Benito, TX

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 1.36% less expensive than MFE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ELP to HRL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McAllen Miller International Airport to El Paso International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 627 miles or 1009 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELP to MFE flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between El Paso, TX and Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ELP to MFE.


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 MFE
Destination airport name McAllen Miller International Airport
City Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -98.2


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