The cheapest times to fly from PIT to GJT are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 13th 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 PIT to GJT is early September. Prices can be as high as $870 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $326 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $339 to $643 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $454. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $655. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $201 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $543 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIT to GJT flight.

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

PIT to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIT to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pittsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $144 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $448. Return trip prices are from the GJT to PIT 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 PIT to GJT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 41 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 PIT to GJT while comparing.

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

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 24.33% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to CEZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 18.34% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to EGE flights

Destination alternative #3: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 7.00% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to MTJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 5.44% less expensive than GJT
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to ASE flights


Flight Hacking PIT to GJT

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 PIT to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (PIT > SLC > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $540
  • Average savings: $3 (0.46%)

See PIT to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PIT to GJT? 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 Grand Junction Regional Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1498 miles or 2411 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PIT to GJT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIT to GJT flight is about 3 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Pittsburgh, PA and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from PIT to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIT
Origination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2

Return Airport

Destination code GJT
Destination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5


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