The cheapest times to fly from STI to MFE are

  • May 21st to June 17th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • October 15th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 11th (except the weeks of January 1st, February 12th, and February 26th)

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 STI to MFE is late December. Prices can be as high as $1062 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $818 for Tuesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to McAllen

Flying from Santiago (STI) to Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) will usually cost between $818 to $943 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $818. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1016. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $848 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STI to MFE flight.

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

STI to MFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STI to MFE flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Santiago De Los Caballeros. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $42 (5%) 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 $824. Return trip prices are from the MFE to STI 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 STI to MFE 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 15 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 STI to MFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Valley International Airport (HRL) in Harlingen/San Benito, TX

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 3.54% less expensive than MFE
  • 2-layover flights available

See STI to HRL flights

Destination alternative #2: Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) in Corpus Christi, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MFE
  • Usually 0.59% less expensive than MFE
  • 2-layover flights available

See STI to CRP flights


Flight Hacking STI to MFE

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 STI to MFE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (STI > MIA > MFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $803
  • Average savings: $46 (5.37%)

See STI to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1817 miles or 2924 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STI to MFE flight is about 4 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from STI to MFE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTI
Origination airport nameCibao International Airport
CountryDominican Republic

Return Airport

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


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