The cheapest times to fly from ISP to ELP are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 15th 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 ISP to ELP is late January. Prices can be as high as $1294 for Monday flights during late June, or as low as $327 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to El Paso

Flying from Islip, NY (ISP) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $356 to $983 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $401. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $835. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $434 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $586 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ISP to ELP flight.

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

ISP to ELP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ISP to ELP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Islip. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ELP, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ISP. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to El Paso, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Islip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $299 (38%) 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 $477. Return trip prices are from the ELP to ISP 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 ISP to ELP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 ISP to ELP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Roswell International Air Center Airport (ROW) in Roswell, NM

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from ELP
  • Usually 21.09% less expensive than ELP
  • 2-layover flights available

See ISP to ROW flights


Flight Hacking ISP 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 ISP to ELP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (ISP > PHX > ELP)

  • Price for both tickets: $564
  • Average savings: $22 (3.67%)

See ISP to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Frontier, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to Long Island MacArthur Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1940 miles or 3122 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ISP to ELP flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Islip, NY and El Paso, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from ISP to ELP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ISP
Origination airport name Long Island MacArthur Airport
City Islip, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.1

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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