Cheap flights from Chicago to El Paso (CHI - ELP)

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The best prices from Chicago to El Paso are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to El Paso (ELP)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ELP flight in 2021: compare Chicago to El Paso flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in El Paso.
CHI - ELP
Price
$219 - $419
ELP
Temperature
59 - 98.6 °F
ELP
Rainfall
0.2 - 1.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$219

From Chicago to El Paso

One-way from

$163

One-way flight from Chicago to El Paso

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to El Paso?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 43% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to El Paso?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to El Paso, book at least 30 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 67% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $165 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $227.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to El Paso?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to El Paso from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $169 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $87. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in February.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to El Paso (CHI - ELP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to El Paso in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to El Paso in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to ELP flights for May, June
26 May - 26 May
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jun - 11 Jun
$159pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 18 Jun
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to El Paso 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to El Paso from Chicago found for this year
26 May - 26 May
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jun - 11 Jun
$159pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 18 Jun
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to El Paso from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to El Paso direct flight deals
9 Jun - 11 Jun
$159pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 18 Jun
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Jun - 21 Jun
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to El Paso

Late deals on round-trip flights to El Paso from Chicago, departing today and this week
26 May - 26 May
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 2 Jun
$199pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 2 Jun
$206pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to El Paso from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to El Paso
9:10 am - 6:00 pm
Delta
2 Stops
9h 50m
MDW - ELP
Delta
$163
Delta
2:59 pm - 1:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 02m
ORD - ELP
Multiple Airlines
$174
Kiwi.com
4:30 am - 1:21 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 51m
ORD - ELP
Frontier
$176
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">El Paso</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to El Paso

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to El Paso due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and El Paso for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to El Paso have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to El Paso that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to El Paso from Chicago?

Located just 7.2 mi from the city center, El Paso is the airport most travelers will use when flying to El Paso from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to El Paso (ELP) should be relatively easy as there are 7 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 4 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to El Paso for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to El Paso for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $153, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to El Paso for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to El Paso under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to El Paso is less than $216.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to El Paso for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to El Paso within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to El Paso?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to El Paso on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Chicago to El Paso on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than El Paso?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 99 °F's in June, on average. The temperature in El Paso is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to El Paso?

Departing from Chicago to El Paso will take you 3h 10m. The distance from Chicago to El Paso is about 1243 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to El Paso round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to El Paso, with prices starting at $159. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $179 and $188, respectively. Frontier is 51% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to El Paso one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to El Paso are Frontier ($40), American Airlines ($90), and Delta ($99).

Alternative routes for Chicago to El Paso

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for El Paso

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to El Paso.
Flight duration
3h 13m
Average temperature for May in El Paso
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in El Paso
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing El Paso

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to El Paso

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to El Paso choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$67 $179 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$148 $367 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$191 $396 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$127 $427 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to El Paso

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards El Paso.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 63% of CHI to ELP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of CHI to ELP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to ELP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CHI to ELP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to El Paso
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to El Paso.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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