The cheapest times to fly from BTR to GYE are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • October 15th to December 16th

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 BTR to GYE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1548 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $840 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $842 to $1077 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $842. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1130. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $289 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $983 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTR to GYE flight.

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

BTR to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BTR to GYE flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Baton Rouge. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GYE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BTR. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Guayaquil, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Baton Rouge. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (3%) 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 $947. Return trip prices are from the GYE to BTR 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 BTR 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 5 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BTR 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 BTR to GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $650
  • Average savings: $333 (33.88%)

See BTR to FLL flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (BTR > MIA > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $213 (21.67%)

See BTR to MIA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (BTR > EWR > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $773
  • Average savings: $210 (21.36%)

See BTR to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2377 miles or 3825 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTR to GYE flight is about 5 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Baton Rouge, LA and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BTR to GYE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BTR
Origination airport name Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
City Baton Rouge, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -91.2

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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