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The cheapest times to fly from ESC to GUC are

  • May 28th to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 11th
  • December 3rd to March 25th (except the week of December 24th)

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 ESC to GUC is mid March. Prices can be as high as $1352 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $865 for Tuesday flights around mid March.

 

When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Escanaba, MI (ESC) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $865 to $1245 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 $878. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $1254. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $376 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1044 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ESC to GUC flight.

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

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ESC to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ESC to GUC flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Escanaba. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $88 (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 $1006. Return trip prices are from the GUC to ESC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ESC to GUC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 1 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 ESC to GUC while comparing.

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 32.23% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 23.85% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to ASE flights

Destination alternative #3: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 15.42% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to COS flights

Destination alternative #4: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 13.03% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to MTJ flights

Destination alternative #5: Yampa Valley Airport (HDN) in Hayden, CO

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 11.49% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to HDN flights

Destination alternative #6: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 7.76% less expensive than GUC
  • 2-layover flights available

See ESC to EGE flights

 

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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $871
  • Average savings: $174 (16.62%)

See ESC to DEN flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (ESC > ORD > GUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $97 (9.29%)

See ESC to ORD flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (ESC > MSP > GUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $84 (8%)

See ESC to MSP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1127 miles or 1814 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ESC to GUC flight is about 3 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Escanaba, MI 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 ESC to GUC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ESC
Origination airport name Delta County Airport
City Escanaba, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.7
Longitude -87.1

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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