The cheapest times to fly from MTJ to GUC are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • February 26th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 9th to July 29th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 MTJ to GUC is early June. Prices can be as high as $969 for Wednesday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $738 for Saturday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Gunnison

Flying from Montrose/Delta, CO (MTJ) to Gunnison, CO (GUC) will usually cost between $752 to $878 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $746. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $853. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $107 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $788 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MTJ to GUC flight.

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

MTJ to GUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MTJ to GUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Montrose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $9.38, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $16 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $786. Return trip prices are from the GUC to MTJ 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 MTJ to GUC 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 5 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 MTJ 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 10.15% less expensive than GUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See MTJ to COS flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $85 (10.72%)

See MTJ to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 52 miles or 84 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MTJ to GUC flight is about 1 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MTJ to GUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

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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