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
44.6 - 82.4 °F
ELP
Precipitation
0.2 - 1.6 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 (CHI) to El Paso

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to El Paso

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to El Paso?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to El Paso at least 59 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to El Paso for as little as $378 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $480 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to El Paso from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $326. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $124. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to El Paso is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to El Paso?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 43% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from Chicago to El Paso in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to ELP flights for October, November
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Nov - 2 Dec
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to El Paso 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to El Paso from Chicago found for this year
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Nov - 2 Dec
$153pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to El Paso from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to El Paso direct flight deals
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$263pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$273pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$283pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
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
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$187pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to El Paso from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to El Paso
8:42 am - 3:28 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 46m
ORD - ELP
Frontier
$64
Flights by SU
8:42 am - 3:28 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 46m
ORD - ELP
Frontier
$65
Kiwi.com
4:22 pm - 8:37 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 15m
ORD - ELP
Multiple Airlines
$66
Gotogate

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

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 11 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 4 different airlines.

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.

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 Frontier for just $150, but on average you can expect to pay $193.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to El Paso for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to El Paso under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to El Paso is less than $377.

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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to El Paso round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to El Paso round-trip from $150. Users have found that Frontier is 53% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to El Paso?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to El Paso.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to El Paso?

On average you can expect to pay $293 for a flight from Chicago to El Paso. The cheapest flight overall is $149 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - El Paso) is currently priced at $174.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to El Paso?

Consider SkyWest Airlines (90%), United Airlines (86%) or Republic Airways (83%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to El Paso.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for El Paso, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to El Paso from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to El Paso within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter El Paso.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to El Paso.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering El Paso.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from El Paso?

Returning to Chicago from El Paso

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from El Paso must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from El Paso are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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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.
Average temperature for October in El Paso
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in El Paso
0.4 ″

Airports servicing 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%
Delta
$127 $427 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$148 $367 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$191 $396 No cancel fee 71%

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 50% of CHI to ELP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of CHI to ELP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% 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
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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