The cheapest times to fly from MEC to LAS are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 27th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 MEC to LAS is late January. Prices can be as high as $2405 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $665 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Las Vegas

Flying from Manta (MEC) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) will usually cost between $822 to $1685 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 $821. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2238. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1127 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEC to LAS flight.

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

MEC to LAS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEC to LAS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Manta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Las Vegas, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Manta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $277 (21%) 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 $1060. Return trip prices are from the LAS to MEC 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 MEC to LAS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MEC to LAS

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 MEC to LAS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (MEC > UIO > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $366 (32.43%)

See MEC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MEC > LAX > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $938
  • Average savings: $189 (16.77%)

See MEC to UIO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (MEC > FLL > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $968
  • Average savings: $159 (14.11%)

See MEC to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MEC to LAS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McCarran International Airport to Eloy Alfaro International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3383 miles or 5444 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MEC to LAS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEC to LAS flight is about 7 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Manta and Las Vegas, NV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MEC to LAS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEC
Origination airport name Eloy Alfaro International Airport
City Manta
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.9
Longitude -80.7

Return Airport

Destination code LAS
Destination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2


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