The cheapest times to fly from GDL to ELP are

  • late March
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of May 7th, May 14th, and May 21st)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
  • December 17th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 GDL to ELP is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $993 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $353 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to El Paso

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $448 to $783 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 $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $819. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $424 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $679 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to ELP flight.

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

GDL to ELP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to ELP flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ELP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GDL. 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 $39 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $646. Return trip prices are from the ELP to GDL 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 GDL to ELP 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 26 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 GDL to ELP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Abraham Gonzalez International Airport (CJS) in Ciudad Juarez

  • 12 miles (19 km) away from ELP
  • Usually 87.92% less expensive than ELP
  • Nonstop flights available

See GDL to CJS flights


Flight Hacking GDL to ELP

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 GDL to ELP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (GDL > LAX > ELP)

  • Price for both tickets: $454
  • Average savings: $226 (33.21%)

See GDL to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (GDL > LAS > ELP)

  • Price for both tickets: $481
  • Average savings: $199 (29.23%)

See GDL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (GDL > MEX > ELP)

  • Price for both tickets: $501
  • Average savings: $179 (26.29%)

See GDL to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 802 miles or 1291 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to ELP flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from GDL to ELP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GDL
Origination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

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


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