The cheapest times to fly from UIO to MFE are

  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to October 14th
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • December 17th to March 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 UIO to MFE is late January. Prices can be as high as $1413 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $823 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to McAllen

Flying from Quito (UIO) to Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) will usually cost between $829 to $1161 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 $823. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1192. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $369 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $992 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UIO to MFE flight.

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

UIO to MFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UIO to MFE flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Quito. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $32 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $975. Return trip prices are from the MFE to UIO 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 UIO to MFE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking UIO 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 UIO to MFE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (UIO > FLL > MFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $916
  • Average savings: $77 (7.71%)

See UIO to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (UIO > MEX > MFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $67 (6.78%)

See UIO to FLL flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (UIO > AUS > MFE)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $28 (2.82%)

See UIO to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McAllen Miller International Airport to Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2244 miles or 3611 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UIO to MFE flight is about 5 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from UIO to MFE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UIO
Origination airport name Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport
City Quito
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.1
Longitude -78.5

Return Airport

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


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