The cheapest times to fly from VEL to ONT are

  • October 8th to March 11th

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 VEL to ONT is late December. Prices can be as high as $884 for Saturday flights during mid March, or as low as $547 for Wednesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Ontario

Flying from Vernal, UT (VEL) to Ontario, CA (ONT) will usually cost between $547 to $693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $666. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $627 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VEL to ONT flight.

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

VEL to ONT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VEL to ONT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Vernal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $79 (11%) 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 $588. Return trip prices are from the ONT to VEL 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 VEL to ONT 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 6 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 VEL to ONT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from ONT
  • Usually 11.16% less expensive than ONT
  • 1-layover flights available

See VEL to PSP flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from ONT
  • Usually 1.59% less expensive than ONT
  • 1-layover flights available

See VEL to SNA flights


Flight Hacking VEL to ONT

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 VEL to ONT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (VEL > DEN > ONT)

  • Price for both tickets: $415
  • Average savings: $213 (33.89%)

See VEL to DEN flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (VEL > SFO > ONT)

  • Price for both tickets: $588
  • Average savings: $39 (6.22%)

See VEL to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from VEL to ONT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ontario International Airport to Vernal Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 626 miles or 1007 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from VEL to ONT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VEL to ONT flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Vernal, UT and Ontario, CA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeVEL
Origination airport nameVernal Regional Airport
CityVernal, UT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeONT
Destination airport nameOntario International Airport
CityOntario, CA
Countrythe United States


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