The cheapest times to fly from YKM to GJT are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 YKM to GJT is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $923 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $325 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Grand Junction

Flying from Yakima, WA (YKM) to Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will usually cost between $355 to $793 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $808. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $422 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $540 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YKM to GJT flight.

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

YKM to GJT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YKM to GJT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yakima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $147 (24%) 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 $461. Return trip prices are from the GJT to YKM 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 YKM to GJT can generally find a 2-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 YKM to GJT

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 YKM to GJT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (YKM > SEA > GJT)

  • Price for both tickets: $491
  • Average savings: $49 (9.07%)

See YKM to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YKM to GJT? 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 Grand Junction Regional Airport to Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 795 miles or 1279 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YKM to GJT?

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

How many flights go between Yakima, WA and Grand Junction, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from YKM to GJT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YKM
Origination airport name Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport
City Yakima, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.6
Longitude -120.5

Return Airport

Destination code GJT
Destination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5


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