The cheapest times to fly from EGE to GUC are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • March 12th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, and May 21st)
  • October 15th 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 EGE to GUC is early November. Prices can be as high as $1095 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $664 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Eagle, CO (EGE) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $738 to $889 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 $733. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $864. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $131 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $751 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EGE to GUC flight.

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

EGE to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EGE to GUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Vail. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $6.06, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $40 (5%) 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 $748. Return trip prices are from the GUC to EGE 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 EGE 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 7 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 EGE to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 4.93% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See EGE to COS flights

Destination alternative #2: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 1.46% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See EGE to GJT flights

Destination alternative #3: Yampa Valley Airport (HDN) in Hayden, CO

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 0.27% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See EGE to HDN flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $705
  • Average savings: $46 (6.16%)

See EGE to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EGE to GUC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport to Eagle County Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 77 miles or 124 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EGE to GUC flight is about 1 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Eagle, CO and Gunnison, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from EGE to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EGE
Origination airport name Eagle County Regional Airport
City Eagle, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -106.9

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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