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El Paso is home to the largest urban park in the USA

Franklin Mountains State Park is open for year-round recreation.

Essential information for El Paso

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

13h 30m
Dallas (DFW)
Indirect flight

Flight Schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Atlanta from Heathrow then connect onward to Dallas
are our main partner airline

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

Given the distances, travelling by car is all but necessary in Texas, with public transport proving impractical in a state of this size. With such big distances, petrol prices have historically always been lower than the national average. If you are travelling between cities, flying can save time and is relatively cheap.