The cheapest times to fly from GUC to GJT are

  • February 19th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • July 9th to November 4th (except the weeks of July 16th and July 23rd)

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 GUC to GJT is late September. Prices can be as high as $895 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $760 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Gunnison, CO (GUC) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $760 to $822 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $760. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $812. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $767 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUC to GJT flight.

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

GUC to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUC to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Gunnison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $5.01, 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 $12 (2%) 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 $766. Return trip prices are from the GJT to GUC 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 GUC to GJT 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 9 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 GUC to GJT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 2.87% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See GUC to EGE flights

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

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 1.56% less expensive than GJT
  • Nonstop flights available

See GUC to ASE flights


Flight Hacking GUC to GJT

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 GUC to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $718
  • Average savings: $49 (6.39%)

See GUC to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 95 miles or 153 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUC to GJT flight is about 1 hour 9 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from GUC to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GUC
Origination airport name Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
City Gunnison, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -106.9

Return Airport

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


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