The cheapest times to fly from MFR to MTJ are

  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 10th, and October 1st)
  • December 17th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 12th and March 19th)

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 MFR to MTJ is early January. Prices can be as high as $943 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $282 for Tuesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Montrose

Flying from Medford, OR (MFR) to Montrose/Delta, CO (MTJ) will usually cost between $345 to $740 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $396. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $777. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $381 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $566 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MFR to MTJ flight.

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

MFR to MTJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MFR to MTJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Medford. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, 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 $155 (25%) 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 $471. Return trip prices are from the MTJ to MFR 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 MFR to MTJ 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 29 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 MFR to MTJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ) in Cortez, CO

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 43.11% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFR to CEZ flights

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

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 35.51% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFR to GJT flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 6.89% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFR to ASE flights

Destination alternative #4: Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) in Durango, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from MTJ
  • Usually 5.30% less expensive than MTJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFR to DRO flights


Flight Hacking MFR 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 MFR to MTJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (MFR > SEA > MTJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $486
  • Average savings: $81 (14.22%)

See MFR to SEA flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (MFR > PHX > MTJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $528
  • Average savings: $39 (6.8%)

See MFR to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Montrose Regional Airport to Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 830 miles or 1336 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MFR to MTJ flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MFR to MTJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MFR
Origination airport name Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport
City Medford, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -122.9

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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