The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GJT are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • late April
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and 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 DFW to GJT is early November. Prices can be as high as $951 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $427 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $437 to $517 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $458. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $601. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GJT flight.

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

DFW to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GJT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $59 (12%) 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 $446. Return trip prices are from the GJT to DFW 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 DFW to GJT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 22 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 DFW to GJT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ) in Cortez, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 42.86% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to CEZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Canyonlands Field Airport (CNY) in Moab, UT

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 31.06% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to CNY flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 4.24% less expensive than GJT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ASE flights


Flight Hacking DFW to GJT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DFW to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (DFW > SLC > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $443
  • Average savings: $40 (8.28%)

See DFW to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to GJT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 772 miles or 1242 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DFW to GJT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GJT flight is about 2 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from DFW to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code GJT
Destination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to GJT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave GJT heading for DFW about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Grand Junction, CO is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 1 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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