The cheapest times to fly from MFE to FLL are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • February 5th to February 25th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 MFE to FLL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $747 for Friday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $403 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $414 to $577 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 $424. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $575. 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 $446 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MFE to FLL flight.

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

MFE to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MFE to FLL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from McAllen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Lauderdale, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to McAllen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $62 (13%) 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 $432. Return trip prices are from the FLL to MFE 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 MFE to FLL 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 60 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 MFE to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 10.99% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to RSW flights

Destination alternative #2: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 10.09% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to PBI flights

Destination alternative #3: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 0.34% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MFE to FLL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to McAllen Miller International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1121 miles or 1804 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MFE to FLL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MFE to FLL flight is about 2 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from MFE to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMFE
Origination airport nameMcAllen Miller International Airport
CityMission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFLL
Destination airport nameFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Countrythe United States


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