The cheapest times to fly from SLC to CHQ are

  • April 9th to October 7th

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 CHQ is mid April. Prices can be as high as $6720 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $642 for Sunday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Chania

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Chania (CHQ) will usually cost between $1236 to $6602 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $6247. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4927 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3928 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to CHQ flight.

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

SLC to CHQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to CHQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chania, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $637 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3464. Return trip prices are from the CHQ 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 CHQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 38 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 CHQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santorini Airport (JTR) in Santorini

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from CHQ
  • Usually 39.56% less expensive than CHQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLC to JTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from CHQ
  • Usually 31.49% less expensive than CHQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SLC to JMK flights

Destination alternative #3: Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) in Heraklion

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from CHQ
  • Usually 19.40% less expensive than CHQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to HER flights


Flight Hacking SLC to CHQ

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 SLC to CHQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SLC > CPH > CHQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1181
  • Average savings: $2747 (69.93%)

See SLC to CPH flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > CHQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1184
  • Average savings: $2744 (69.86%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Athens (SLC > ATH > CHQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1198
  • Average savings: $2730 (69.5%)

See SLC to ATH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6473 miles or 10417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to CHQ flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from SLC to CHQ.


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 CHQ
Destination airport name Souda Airport
City Chania
Country Greece
Latitude 35.5
Longitude 24.1


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