The cheapest times to fly from SLC to MDE are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 MDE is early September. Prices can be as high as $1768 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $424 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Medellin

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Medellin (MDE) will usually cost between $528 to $1124 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $544. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1236. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $692 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $846 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to MDE flight.

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

SLC to MDE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to MDE 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Medellin, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $88 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $813. Return trip prices are from the MDE 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 MDE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 54 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 MDE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MDE
  • Usually 1.12% less expensive than MDE
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to BOG flights


Flight Hacking SLC to MDE

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 MDE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $135 (15.91%)

See SLC to FLL flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SLC > MIA > MDE)

  • Price for both tickets: $714
  • Average savings: $132 (15.55%)

See SLC to MIA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > MDE)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $121 (14.25%)

See SLC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Maria Cordova Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3285 miles or 5287 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to MDE flight is about 6 hour 54 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from SLC to MDE.


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 MDE
Destination airport name Jose Maria Cordova Airport
City Medellin
Country Colombia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude -75.4


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