The cheapest times to fly from LAN to GUC are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 10th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 LAN to GUC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1259 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $597 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Lansing, MI (LAN) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $622 to $1108 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $647. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1119. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $472 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $834 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAN to GUC flight.

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

LAN to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAN to GUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lansing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit 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 $202 (21%) 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 $761. Return trip prices are from the GUC to LAN 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 LAN to GUC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 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 LAN to GUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 37.23% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to COS flights

Destination alternative #2: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from GUC
  • Usually 32.97% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to GJT flights


Flight Hacking LAN to GUC

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 LAN to GUC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $708
  • Average savings: $126 (15.11%)

See LAN to DEN flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (LAN > ORD > GUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $796
  • Average savings: $38 (4.56%)

See LAN to ORD flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (LAN > MSP > GUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $22 (2.58%)

See LAN to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport to Capital Region International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1203 miles or 1936 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAN to GUC flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Lansing, MI and Gunnison, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LAN to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAN
Origination airport name Capital Region International Airport
City Lansing, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.8
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

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


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