The cheapest times to fly from GUC to SLC are

  • October 8th to November 25th
  • December 10th to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)

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 SLC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $947 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $599 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Gunnison, CO (GUC) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $638 to $857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $647. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $868. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $785 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUC to SLC flight.

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

GUC to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUC to SLC 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 $1.57, 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 $39 (5%) 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 $759. Return trip prices are from the SLC 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 SLC 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 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GUC to SLC

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 SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $262 (33.31%)

See GUC to DEN flights

Hack #2: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (GUC > DFW > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $51 (6.5%)

See GUC to DFW flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (GUC > LAX > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $778
  • Average savings: $7 (0.89%)

See GUC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GUC to SLC? 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 Salt Lake City International Airport to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 310 miles or 499 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUC to SLC flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Gunnison, CO and Salt Lake City, UT?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGUC
Origination airport nameGunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
CityGunnison, CO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States


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