The cheapest times to fly from SLC to GYE are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 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 GYE is late January. Prices can be as high as $1197 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $491 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $534 to $1007 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $510. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1095. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $585 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $790 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to GYE flight.

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

SLC to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to GYE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GYE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. Saturdays 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 $128 (12%) 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 $728. Return trip prices are from the GYE 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 GYE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLC to GYE

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 GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SLC > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $89 (11.27%)

See SLC to FLL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $26 (3.29%)

See SLC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3589 miles or 5776 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to GYE flight is about 7 hour 27 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from SLC to GYE.


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 GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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