The cheapest times to fly from MFE to WYS are

  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 20th to October 7th (except the week of September 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 MFE to WYS is early October. Prices can be as high as $1224 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $824 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to West Yellowstone

Flying from Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) to West Yellowstone, MT (WYS) will usually cost between $898 to $1109 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $941. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1017. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $76 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $974 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MFE to WYS flight.

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

MFE to WYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MFE to WYS flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from McAllen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WYS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MFE. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to West Yellowstone, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to McAllen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $120 (11%) 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 $942. Return trip prices are from the WYS 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 WYS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 37 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MFE to WYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) in Jackson, WY

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 30.90% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to JAC flights

Destination alternative #2: Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) in Idaho Falls, ID

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 13.04% less expensive than WYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See MFE to IDA flights


Flight Hacking MFE to WYS

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 MFE to WYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (MFE > SLC > WYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $308 (31.57%)

See MFE to SLC flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (MFE > LAS > WYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $755
  • Average savings: $220 (22.54%)

See MFE to LAS flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (MFE > DEN > WYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $192 (19.71%)

See MFE to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Yellowstone Airport to McAllen Miller International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1466 miles or 2359 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MFE to WYS flight is about 3 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX and West Yellowstone, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from MFE to WYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MFE
Origination airport name McAllen Miller International Airport
City Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -98.2

Return Airport

Destination code WYS
Destination airport name Yellowstone Airport
City West Yellowstone, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -111.1


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