The cheapest times to fly from ASE to GUC are

  • February 26th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • July 9th to August 26th (except the weeks of July 16th and July 30th)

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 ASE to GUC is early November. Prices can be as high as $970 for Sunday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $748 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Aspen, CO (ASE) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $748 to $857 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 $748. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $755 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ASE to GUC flight.

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

ASE to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ASE to GUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Aspen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $9.81, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $45 (6%) 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 $757. Return trip prices are from the GUC to ASE 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 ASE to GUC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 4 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ASE to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 4.64% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ASE to COS flights

Destination alternative #2: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 0.66% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ASE to GJT flights


Flight Hacking ASE to GUC

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 ASE to GUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (ASE > DEN > GUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $85 (11.26%)

See ASE to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ASE 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 Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 48 miles or 77 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ASE to GUC flight is about 1 hour 4 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from ASE to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ASE
Origination airport name Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport
City Aspen, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -106.9

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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