The cheapest times to fly from GJT to GDL are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th 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 GJT to GDL is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1530 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $609 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Guadalajara

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Guadalajara (GDL) will usually cost between $652 to $796 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $644. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1023. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $379 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $661 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to GDL flight.

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

GJT to GDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to GDL flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $31 (4%) 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 $667. Return trip prices are from the GDL to GJT 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 GJT to GDL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 22 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 GJT to GDL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Leon/Guanajuato

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from GDL
  • Usually 15.73% less expensive than GDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to BJX flights

Destination alternative #2: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GDL
  • Usually 8.25% less expensive than GDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to PVR flights


Flight Hacking GJT to GDL

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 GJT to GDL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose del Cabo (GJT > SJD > GDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $543
  • Average savings: $118 (17.85%)

See GJT to SJD flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (GJT > LAS > GDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $547
  • Average savings: $114 (17.25%)

See GJT to LAS flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (GJT > MEX > GDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $609
  • Average savings: $52 (7.87%)

See GJT to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1322 miles or 2128 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to GDL flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Guadalajara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from GJT to GDL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GJT
Origination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5

Return Airport

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


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