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The cheapest times to fly from GUC to LAX are

  • March 19th to April 1st
  • May 28th to September 23rd (except the week of July 16th)
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $1685 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $470 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Gunnison, CO (GUC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $482 to $843 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $489. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1155. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $667 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $610 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUC to LAX flight.

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

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GUC to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUC to LAX 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 $0.53, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GUC. 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 $86 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $592. Return trip prices are from the LAX to GUC 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 GUC to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking GUC to LAX

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 LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $541
  • Average savings: $69 (11.31%)

See GUC to DEN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 713 miles or 1147 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUC to LAX flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Gunnison, CO and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from GUC to LAX.

 

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 LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

 

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