The cheapest times to fly from AUS to MTJ are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)

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 AUS to MTJ is early November. Prices can be as high as $829 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $277 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Montrose

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Montrose/Delta, CO (MTJ) will usually cost between $284 to $580 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 $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $554. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to MTJ flight.

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

AUS to MTJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to MTJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $155 (33%) 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 $318. Return trip prices are from the MTJ to AUS 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 AUS to MTJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 27 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 AUS to MTJ while comparing.

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

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 21.31% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to CEZ flights

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

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 13.94% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to ALS flights

Destination alternative #3: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 3.62% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to EGE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AUS to MTJ? 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 Montrose Regional Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 817 miles or 1315 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AUS to MTJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to MTJ flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Montrose/Delta, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from AUS to MTJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUS
Origination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7

Return Airport

Destination code MTJ
Destination airport name Montrose Regional Airport
City Montrose/Delta, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -107.9


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