The cheapest times to fly from SLC to SLP are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 26th, and April 9th)
  • August 13th to October 21st

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 SLP is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1178 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $599 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to San Luis Potosí

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) will usually cost between $632 to $803 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $613. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $921. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $308 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $664 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to SLP flight.

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

SLC to SLP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to SLP 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 $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Luis Potosí, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (3%) 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 $663. Return trip prices are from the SLP 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 SLP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 34 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 SLP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Queretaro

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 12.66% less expensive than SLP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to QRO flights

Destination alternative #2: Jesus Teran International Airport (AGU) in Aguascalientes

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 1.21% less expensive than SLP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to AGU flights


Flight Hacking SLC to SLP

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 SLP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (SLC > SAN > SLP)

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $15 (2.19%)

See SLC to SAN flights

Hack #2: Queretaro (SLC > QRO > SLP)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $12 (1.81%)

See SLC to QRO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ponciano Arriaga International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1433 miles or 2306 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to SLP flight is about 3 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and San Luis Potosi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SLC to SLP.


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 SLP
Destination airport name Ponciano Arriaga International Airport
City San Luis Potosi
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -100.9


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