The cheapest times to fly from GDL to RST are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to June 24th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 30th, and May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • October 22nd to November 11th

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 GDL to RST is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1148 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $583 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $583 to $806 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $583. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $903. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $592 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to RST flight.

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

GDL to RST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to RST flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below 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 $82 (12%) 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 $598. Return trip prices are from the RST to GDL 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 GDL to RST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 6 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 GDL to RST while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
  • Usually 2.20% less expensive than RST
  • 1-layover flights available

See GDL to MSP flights


Flight Hacking GDL 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 GDL to RST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (GDL > ORD > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $508
  • Average savings: $85 (14.27%)

See GDL to SAT flights

Hack #2: San Antonio, TX (GDL > SAT > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $509
  • Average savings: $83 (14.02%)

See GDL to ORD flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (GDL > LAX > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $539
  • Average savings: $54 (9.04%)

See GDL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rochester International Airport to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1731 miles or 2786 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to RST flight is about 4 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Guadalajara and Rochester, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from GDL to RST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GDL
Origination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

Return Airport

Destination code RST
Destination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5


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