The cheapest times to fly from GUC to SZG are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 SZG is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2491 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1058 for Monday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Salzburg

Flying from Gunnison, CO (GUC) to Salzburg (SZG) will usually cost between $1183 to $1916 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2025. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $845 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUC to SZG flight.

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

GUC to SZG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUC to SZG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Gunnison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $158 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1372. Return trip prices are from the SZG 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 SZG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 45 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 SZG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Muenchen Airport (MUC) in Munich

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from SZG
  • Usually 7.88% less expensive than SZG
  • 1-layover flights available

See GUC to MUC flights


Flight Hacking GUC to SZG

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 SZG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (GUC > LHR > SZG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1297
  • Average savings: $112 (7.92%)

See GUC to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5423 miles or 8727 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUC to SZG flight is about 10 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Gunnison, CO and Salzburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from GUC to SZG.


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 SZG
Destination airport name Salzburg Airport
City Salzburg
Country Austria
Latitude 47.8
Longitude 13


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