The cheapest times to fly from CLO to RST are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 9th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

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 CLO to RST is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2278 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1007 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Cali (CLO) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $1007 to $1410 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1007. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1765. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $758 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1170 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLO to RST flight.

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

CLO to RST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLO to RST flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Cali. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rochester, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Cali. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (8%) 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 $1141. Return trip prices are from the RST to CLO 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 CLO to RST can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 18 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 CLO to RST while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) in La Crosse, WI

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from RST
  • Usually 7.09% less expensive than RST
  • 2-layover flights available

See CLO to LSE flights

Destination alternative #2: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
  • Usually 4.49% less expensive than RST
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLO to MSP flights


Flight Hacking CLO to RST

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 CLO to RST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (CLO > MIA > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $352 (30.04%)

See CLO to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (CLO > MCO > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $828
  • Average savings: $343 (29.27%)

See CLO to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (CLO > FLL > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $868
  • Average savings: $302 (25.81%)

See CLO to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLO to RST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rochester International Airport to Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2957 miles or 4759 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CLO to RST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLO to RST flight is about 6 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Cali and Rochester, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CLO to RST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLO
Origination airport nameAlfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeRST
Destination airport nameRochester International Airport
CityRochester, MN
Countrythe United States


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