The cheapest times to fly from SLC to SCL are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of January 29th)
  • May 21st to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 24th)

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 SCL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $2136 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1071 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $1142 to $1753 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1145. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1807. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $662 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1366 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to SCL flight.

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

SLC to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to SCL 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santiago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1342. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLC to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (SLC > SFO > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1063
  • Average savings: $303 (22.18%)

See SLC to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $274 (20.02%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Lima (SLC > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $258 (18.89%)

See SLC to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to SCL? 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, LATAM, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5756 miles or 9263 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to SCL flight is about 11 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from SLC to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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