Cheap flights from Houston to El Paso (IAH - ELP)

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The best prices from Houston to El Paso are usually found in August or May, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to El Paso (ELP)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to ELP flight in 2021: compare Houston to El Paso flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in El Paso.
IAH - ELP
Price
$166 - $474
ELP
Temperature
59 - 98.6 °F
ELP
Rainfall
0.2 - 1.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 48% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Houston to El Paso

One-way from

$143

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to El Paso?

Users have found that flying from Houston to El Paso on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston 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 Houston to El Paso?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to El Paso from Houston. 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 Houston to El Paso (IAH - ELP)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to El Paso in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for IAH to ELP flights for May, June
20 May - 22 May
$223pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 May - 19 Oct
$232pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 May - 13 Oct
$241pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to El Paso 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to El Paso from Houston found for this year
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$199pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Aug - 30 Aug
$208pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$217pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to El Paso from Houston

Save time with Houston to El Paso direct flight deals
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$199pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 Aug - 20 Aug
$219pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Sep - 20 Sep
$235pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to El Paso

Late deals on round-trip flights to El Paso from Houston, departing today and this week
20 May - 22 May
$223pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 May - 19 Oct
$232pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 May - 13 Oct
$241pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to El Paso from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to El Paso
2:45 am - 1:01 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 16m
IAH - ELP
Frontier
$143
Kiwi.com
6:18 am - 9:47 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 29m
IAH - ELP
American Airlines
2:50 pm - 12:28 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 38m
IAH - ELP
Multiple Airlines
$173
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to El Paso

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to El Paso have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to El Paso have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from Houston to El Paso?

If you wish to fly to El Paso from Houston, then you need to book flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to El Paso. There are 13 flights from George Bush Intcntl (IAH) to El Paso (ELP) per day to choose from. Flights to El Paso from George Bush Intcntl are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 57m is how long a nonstop flight from Houston to El Paso typically takes.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to El Paso for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $199, but on average you can expect to pay $239.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to El Paso under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to El Paso is less than $334.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to El Paso for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to El Paso within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Houston George Bush Intcntl to El Paso flight path was viewed by 31 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Houston or El Paso?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Houston is roughly greater than that of El Paso. You can assume this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than El Paso?

With an average temperature of 99 °F, peak weather can be found in June. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in El Paso are hotter than in Houston.

How long is the flight from Houston to El Paso?

Departing from Houston to El Paso will take you 1h 51m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $199, United Airlines will fly you from Houston to El Paso and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Frontier - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $217 and $265, respectively. Users have found that United Airlines is 38% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $90. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Houston to El Paso for a low price.

Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to El Paso.
Flight duration
2h 02m
Average temperature for May in El Paso
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in El Paso
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing El Paso

Top 3 airlines flying from Houston to El Paso

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
$94 $233 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$257 $415 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$137 $425 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to El Paso

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards El Paso.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of IAH to ELP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of IAH to ELP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of IAH to ELP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to ELP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to El Paso
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to El Paso.
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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