The cheapest times to fly from IAH to ELP are
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of 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 IAH to ELP is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $677 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $281 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to El Paso
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $300 to $492 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $473. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $380 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to ELP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to ELP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to ELP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $43 (11%) 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 $365. Return trip prices are from the ELP to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to ELP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to ELP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 666 miles or 1072 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to ELP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to ELP flight is about 2 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and El Paso, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from IAH to ELP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||El Paso International Airport|
|City||El Paso, TX|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH to ELP tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ELP heading for IAH about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in El Paso, TX is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Mesa: 16 minutes late
- ExpressJet: on time
- Some airlines not reporting
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