The cheapest times to fly from BZN to GUC are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 9th to June 17th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • July 9th to August 5th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 BZN to GUC is early November. Prices can be as high as $980 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $713 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Bozeman, MT (BZN) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $760 to $869 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 $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $877. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $137 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $765 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BZN to GUC flight.

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

BZN to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BZN to GUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bozeman. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.87, 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 to Gunnison, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Bozeman. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $20 (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 $768. Return trip prices are from the GUC to BZN 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 BZN 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 58 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 BZN to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 51.63% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BZN to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 49.48% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BZN to COS flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 40.65% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BZN to ASE flights

Destination alternative #4: Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) in Durango, CO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 30.72% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BZN to DRO flights


Flight Hacking BZN 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 BZN to GUC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $100 (13.07%)

See BZN to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BZN to GUC? 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 Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 545 miles or 877 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BZN to GUC flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Bozeman, MT and Gunnison, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from BZN to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BZN
Origination airport name Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
City Bozeman, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -111.2

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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