The cheapest times to fly from SLC to PUJ are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (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 PUJ is late October. Prices can be as high as $1456 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $509 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Punta Cana

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Punta Cana (PUJ) will usually cost between $528 to $954 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 $529. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $556 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $713 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to PUJ flight.

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

SLC to PUJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to PUJ 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 $0.15, which is far below 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 to Punta Cana, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (8%) 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 $686. Return trip prices are from the PUJ 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 PUJ 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 22 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 PUJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN) in Aguadilla, PR

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PUJ
  • Usually 11.16% less expensive than PUJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to BQN flights


Flight Hacking SLC to PUJ

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 PUJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SLC > MIA > PUJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $93 (12.98%)

See SLC to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $69 (9.61%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (SLC > DEN > PUJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $51 (7.09%)

See SLC to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, LATAM, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2992 miles or 4815 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to PUJ flight is about 6 hour 22 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from SLC to PUJ.


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 PUJ
Destination airport name Punta Cana International Airport
City Punta Cana
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 18.6
Longitude -68.4


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