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Flights from Chicago to Denver, United States Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:15 -05:00

Chicago to Denver Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:15 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,194,062,998 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Denver. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals to Denver flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
CHIDEN
Sat 1/28
nonstop
DENCHI
Sat 2/4
nonstop
American
CHIDEN
Mon 1/30
nonstop
DENCHI
Thu 2/2
nonstop
United
CHIDEN
Tue 2/14
nonstop
DENCHI
Sat 2/18
nonstop
Spirit
CHIDEN
Sat 2/11
1 stop
DENCHI
Tue 2/14
1 stop
$128

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Denver? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Denver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $76.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Denver?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Denver based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Denver? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Denver.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $67 $184
7-14 days $67 $184
14-21 days $67 $128
21-30 days $67 $128
30-60 days $87 $132
60-90 days $92 $189
90+ days $87 $189

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Denver Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,202,695,412 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Denver is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$67 $67 $67 $77 $117 $67 $67

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Denver by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Denver flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Chicago Denver Frontier 1/28/17 1/31/17 0 $67
February Chicago Denver Frontier 2/1/17 2/4/17 0 $67
March Chicago Denver Frontier 3/1/17 3/4/17 0 $87
April Chicago Denver Frontier 4/26/17 5/3/17 0 $87
May Chicago Denver Frontier 5/3/17 5/9/17 0 $87
June Chicago Denver Spirit 6/1/17 6/3/17 0 $129
July Chicago Denver Spirit 7/5/17 7/12/17 0 $229
August Chicago Denver Spirit 8/22/17 8/28/17 0 $129

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Denver Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Denver. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$67
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$67 $117
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$117 $128
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$128 $67
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$67 $87
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$87

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Denver Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Denver is $292.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Denver is $185.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Denver.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Denver - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 07:30 16:55
Frontier 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:20 15:45
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 12:29 22:05
United 10 10 9 10 10 9 10 07:00 22:45
Major Airlines 8 8 8 8 8 6 7 06:00 20:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Denver Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Denver. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Denver is $189.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Denver is $184.

Chicago to Denver Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: The average Chicago to Denver flight time is 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How far is Denver from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Denver is 885 miles (1,424 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: There are 182 direct flights from Chicago to Denver.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 37% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Denver.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: Dallas, TX

Airlines in Chicago flying to Denver Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:15 -05:00Number of routes searched: 318Number of itineraries searched: 931,985

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Denver? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Denver. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Denver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
American ATL
American BDL
American CLT
American DFW
Alaska SEA
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines JFK
Spirit DFW
Spirit LAX
United ABQ
United ASE
United ATL
United AUS
Virgin America SFO

Chicago to Denver Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Denver. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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