The flight time from El Paso to San Antonio is 1 hour, 17 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ELP El Paso, TX 1 minute early.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 4 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SAT San Antonio, TX 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
90%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from El Paso to San Antonio is 1 hour, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 4 minutes.

The flight distance from El Paso to San Antonio is 496 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Antonio to El Paso
1 hour, 24 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 17m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

13

Distance

496 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0123

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
13

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is El Paso from San Antonio by plane?

The distance from El Paso to San Antonio by plane is 496 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from El Paso to San Antonio?

The flight time from El Paso to San Antonio is 1 hour, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 4 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from El Paso to San Antonio?

Southwest is the only airline with direct flights from El Paso to San Antonio.

Does Southwest fly from El Paso to San Antonio?

Yes! Southwest does fly from El Paso (ELP) to San Antonio (SAT). On average, they have 13 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves El Paso 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 64 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives San Antonio 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from El Paso to San Antonio, Southwest is 90% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 90% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 90% 9% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between El Paso and San Antonio, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 10 64 3 77

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
8am 0.01
4pm 0.39
9am 0.07
6pm 0.26
2pm 0.04
5am 0.18
7am 0.11
5pm 0.03
9pm 0.05
10am 0.02
3pm 0
7pm 0.01
8pm 0.07
6am 0.46
12pm 0.03
1pm 0.05
11am 0.14
10pm 0.02

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from El Paso to San Antonio that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 58
February 52
March 57
April 56
May 58
June 62
July 66
August 62
September 59
October 62
November 62
December 63

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from El Paso to San Antonio that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 2
Tuesday 2.04
Wednesday 1.96
Thursday 1.98
Friday 2
Saturday 1.31
Sunday 2.5

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Southwest 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
8am 10 67 3 80
4pm 10 63 3 76
9am 10 63 3 77
6pm 10 65 3 78
2pm 9 67 3 78
5am 9 67 3 78
7am 10 64 3 77
5pm 12 62 2 78
9pm 8 65 2 76
10am 10 62 3 78
3pm 9 60 3 72
7pm 7 64 4 76
8pm 9 62 3 75
6am 11 64 3 78
12pm 11 64 3 78
1pm 10 63 3 75
11am 10 63 3 77
10pm 8 61 2 71
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.