The cheapest times to fly from SJO to GJT are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • 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 SJO to GJT is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1268 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $545 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $591 to $991 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $597. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1012. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $415 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $763 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to GJT flight.

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

SJO to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJO to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below 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 $109 (13%) 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 $692. Return trip prices are from the GJT to SJO 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 SJO 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 5 hour 30 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 SJO to GJT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vernal Regional Airport (VEL) in Vernal, UT

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from GJT
  • Usually 0.46% less expensive than GJT
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJO to VEL flights


Flight Hacking SJO 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 SJO to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (SJO > LAS > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $708
  • Average savings: $56 (7.27%)

See SJO to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SJO > MIA > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $26 (3.41%)

See SJO to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJO to GJT? 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, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2509 miles or 4038 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to GJT flight is about 5 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SJO to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSJO
Origination airport nameJuan Santamaria International Airport
CitySan Jose
CountryCosta Rica

Return Airport

Destination codeGJT
Destination airport nameGrand Junction Regional Airport
CityGrand Junction, CO
Countrythe United States


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