The cheapest times to fly from BFL to GYE are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the weeks of February 19th, March 12th, March 26th, and April 9th)

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 BFL to GYE is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1446 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $972 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $985 to $1225 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $986. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1263. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $277 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1068 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to GYE flight.

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

BFL to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFL to GYE flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below 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 to Guayaquil, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bakersfield. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (7%) 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 $1038. Return trip prices are from the GYE to BFL 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 BFL to GYE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BFL to GYE

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 BFL to GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (BFL > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $218 (20.41%)

See BFL to FLL flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (BFL > EWR > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $884
  • Average savings: $185 (17.28%)

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Hack #3: Austin, TX (BFL > AUS > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $885
  • Average savings: $183 (17.13%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BFL to GYE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Meadows Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3624 miles or 5832 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BFL to GYE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to GYE flight is about 7 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from BFL to GYE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BFL
Origination airport name Meadows Field Airport
City Bakersfield, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -119.1

Return Airport

Destination code GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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