The cheapest times to fly from SLC to BUF are

  • February 12th to March 11th (except the week of February 19th)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
  • December 24th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 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 SLC to BUF is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $690 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $261 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $295 to $558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $554. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $409 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to BUF flight.

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

SLC to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to BUF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far 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 $97 (21%) 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 $367. Return trip prices are from the BUF to SLC 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 SLC to BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 3 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 SLC to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 15.54% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to SYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 14.32% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to ROC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to BUF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1706 miles or 2746 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to BUF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to BUF flight is about 4 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from SLC to BUF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7


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