The cheapest times to fly from GJT to SLC are

  • June 4th to August 19th (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 30th, and August 6th)
  • September 17th to November 11th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to April 29th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 24th, March 12th, and March 19th)

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 GJT to SLC is mid December. Prices can be as high as $231 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $192 for Wednesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $192 to $205 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $192. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $203. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $11 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $199 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to SLC flight.

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

GJT to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to SLC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $2 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $193. Return trip prices are from the SLC to GJT 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 GJT to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GJT to SLC? 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 Salt Lake City International Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 216 miles or 348 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to SLC flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from GJT to SLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code SLC
Destination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from GJT to SLC tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 4% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 49% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for GJT about 2 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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