The cheapest times to fly from HRL to SAT are

  • May 14th to July 15th (except the weeks of June 11th and June 18th)
  • October 8th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 26th and December 10th)

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 HRL to SAT is late May. Prices can be as high as $531 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $274 for Monday flights around late May.


When to Fly to San Antonio

Flying from Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $294 to $385 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $305. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $362. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $57 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $324 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRL to SAT flight.

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

HRL to SAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRL to SAT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Harlingen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.86, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $34 (10%) 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 $320. Return trip prices are from the SAT to HRL 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 HRL to SAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 24 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 HRL to SAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
  • Usually 5.09% less expensive than SAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See HRL to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HRL to SAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from San Antonio International Airport to Valley International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 234 miles or 377 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HRL to SAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRL to SAT flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Harlingen/San Benito, TX and San Antonio, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from HRL to SAT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HRL
Origination airport name Valley International Airport
City Harlingen/San Benito, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -97.7

Return Airport

Destination code SAT
Destination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5


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