The cheapest times to fly from GRR to RTB are

  • April 9th to April 29th
  • May 28th to July 15th
  • July 30th to August 12th
  • December 17th to March 25th

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 GRR to RTB is early January. Prices can be as high as $3916 for Wednesday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $857 for Saturday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Coxen Hole

Flying from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) to Roatan Island (RTB) will usually cost between $946 to $3255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $979. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1960. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $982 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1021 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRR to RTB flight.

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

GRR to RTB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRR to RTB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Grand Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $750 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $972. Return trip prices are from the RTB to GRR 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 GRR to RTB 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 17 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 GRR to RTB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from RTB
  • Usually 26.15% less expensive than RTB
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to BZE flights

Destination alternative #2: Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP) in San Pedro Sula

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from RTB
  • Usually 3.62% less expensive than RTB
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to SAP flights


Flight Hacking GRR to RTB

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 GRR to RTB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (GRR > JFK > RTB)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $180 (17.63%)

See GRR to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (GRR > LGA > RTB)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $155 (15.18%)

See GRR to LGA flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (GRR > DCA > RTB)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $124 (12.1%)

See GRR to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GRR to RTB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1836 miles or 2955 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GRR to RTB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRR to RTB flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Rapids, MI and Roatan Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from GRR to RTB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRR
Origination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

Return Airport

Destination code RTB
Destination airport name Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport
City Roatan Island
Country Honduras
Latitude 16.3
Longitude -86.5


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