The cheapest times to fly from DEN to GUC are

  • January 8th to January 28th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • June 4th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the week of October 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEN to GUC is late October. Prices can be as high as $555 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $319 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $321 to $410 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $319. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $435. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $116 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to GUC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to GUC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DEN to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to GUC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.36, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $17 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $333. Return trip prices are from the GUC to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to GUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DEN to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB) in Pueblo, CO

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 59.49% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to PUB flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field Airport (ALS) in Alamosa, CO

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 54.22% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ALS flights

Destination alternative #3: Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ) in Cortez, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 38.86% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to CEZ flights

Destination alternative #4: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 8.73% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to COS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to GUC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 152 miles or 245 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEN to GUC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to GUC flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Gunnison, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from DEN to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEN
Origination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

Return Airport

Destination code GUC
Destination airport name Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
City Gunnison, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -106.9


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