The cheapest times to fly from SLC to LMM are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 26th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 15th, and 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 LMM is late October. Prices can be as high as $3409 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $650 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Los Mochis

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Los Mochis (LMM) will usually cost between $730 to $2258 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 $1049. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2192. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to LMM flight.

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

SLC to LMM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to LMM flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.77, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $823 (40%) 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 $1065. Return trip prices are from the LMM 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 LMM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 53 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 LMM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Loreto International Airport (LTO) in Loreto

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from LMM
  • Usually 54.24% less expensive than LMM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to LTO flights


Flight Hacking SLC to LMM

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 LMM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (SLC > GDL > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $680
  • Average savings: $623 (47.83%)

See SLC to GDL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $684
  • Average savings: $619 (47.52%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (SLC > MEX > LMM)

  • Price for both tickets: $724
  • Average savings: $579 (44.41%)

See SLC to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Valle del Fuerte International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1056 miles or 1699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to LMM flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SLC to LMM.


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 LMM
Destination airport name Valle del Fuerte International Airport
City Los Mochis
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.7
Longitude -109.1


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