The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GUC are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 30th to October 21st (except the week of 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 DFW to GUC is mid March. Prices can be as high as $787 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $396 for Wednesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $421 to $634 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $415. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $660. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $245 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $488 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GUC flight.

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

DFW to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GUC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $74 (13%) 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 $471. Return trip prices are from the GUC to DFW 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 DFW to GUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DFW to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ) in Cortez, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 43.44% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to CEZ flights

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

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 37.91% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to COS flights

Destination alternative #3: San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field Airport (ALS) in Alamosa, CO

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 33.91% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to ALS flights

Destination alternative #4: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 5.23% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ASE flights

Destination alternative #5: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 1.02% less expensive than GUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GJT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 677 miles or 1090 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GUC flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Gunnison, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DFW to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

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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