The cheapest times to fly from MDE to MTJ are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 MDE to MTJ is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1694 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $999 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Montrose

Flying from Medellin (MDE) to Montrose/Delta, CO (MTJ) will usually cost between $1026 to $1387 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1022. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1493. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $471 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1089 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDE to MTJ flight.

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

MDE to MTJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDE to MTJ flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Medellin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $55 (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 $1083. Return trip prices are from the MTJ to MDE 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 MDE to MTJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 25 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 MDE to MTJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 5.42% less expensive than MTJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MDE to GJT flights

Destination alternative #2: Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) in Durango, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 0.73% less expensive than MTJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MDE to DRO flights


Flight Hacking MDE to MTJ

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 MDE to MTJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (MDE > FLL > MTJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $226 (20.71%)

See MDE to CUN flights

Hack #2: Cancun (MDE > CUN > MTJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $188 (17.29%)

See MDE to FLL flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (MDE > MCO > MTJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $908
  • Average savings: $181 (16.62%)

See MDE to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MDE to MTJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Montrose Regional Airport to Jose Maria Cordova Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3017 miles or 4855 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MDE to MTJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDE to MTJ flight is about 6 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Medellin and Montrose/Delta, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MDE to MTJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MDE
Origination airport name Jose Maria Cordova Airport
City Medellin
Country Colombia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude -75.4

Return Airport

Destination code MTJ
Destination airport name Montrose Regional Airport
City Montrose/Delta, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -107.9


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