The cheapest times to fly from YKA to SLC are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 19th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 16th)
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the weeks of November 5th and November 12th)

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 YKA to SLC is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $845 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $384 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Kamloops (YKA) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $441 to $730 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $473. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $763. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $570 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YKA to SLC flight.

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

YKA to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YKA to SLC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kamloops. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $116 (15%) 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 $513. Return trip prices are from the SLC to YKA 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 YKA to SLC 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 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking YKA to SLC

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 YKA to SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $513
  • Average savings: $57 (10%)

See YKA to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $26 (4.56%)

See YKA to SFO flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (YKA > LAS > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $547
  • Average savings: $24 (4.12%)

See YKA to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, Qantas, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 796 miles or 1281 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YKA to SLC flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from YKA to SLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YKA
Origination airport name Kamloops Airport
City Kamloops
Country Canada
Latitude 50.7
Longitude -120.4

Return Airport

Destination code SLC
Destination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112


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