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The cheapest times to fly from SLC to FAT are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 13th 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 SLC to FAT is late October. Prices can be as high as $528 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $197 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Fresno

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $198 to $352 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $329. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $89 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $275 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to FAT flight.

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

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SLC to FAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to FAT 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $89 (29%) 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 $218. Return trip prices are from the FAT to SLC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLC to FAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 53 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SLC to FAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 26.05% less expensive than FAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 0.73% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to MRY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 500 miles or 805 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to FAT flight is about 1 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from SLC to FAT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

Return Airport

Destination codeFAT
Destination airport nameFresno Yosemite International Airport
CityFresno, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude36.8
Longitude-119.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SLC to FAT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FAT heading for SLC about 6 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fresno, CA is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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