The cheapest times to fly from CMI to GJT are
- January 1st to February 25th
- March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
- June 4th to June 17th
- July 9th to September 23rd (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, August 20th, and 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 CMI to GJT is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1068 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $521 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Grand Junction
Flying from Champaign/Urbana, IL (CMI) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $523 to $836 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $548. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $841. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $293 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $583 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMI to GJT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMI to GJT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CMI to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Champaign. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GJT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CMI. 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 $151 (22%) 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 $540. Return trip prices are from the GJT to CMI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CMI to GJT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CMI to GJT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to University of Illinois/Willard Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1078 miles or 1735 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CMI to GJT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMI to GJT flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.
How many flights go between Champaign/Urbana, IL and Grand Junction, CO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from CMI to GJT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||University of Illinois/Willard Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Grand Junction Regional Airport|
|City||Grand Junction, CO|
|Country||the United States|
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