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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Denver to Chicago, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Denver to Chicago so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Denver to Chicago - DEN to CHI

Cheap flights from Denver to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 4, 2015 Nov 8, 2015 $344
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 26, 2015 Sep 6, 2015 $137
Sep 5, 2015 Sep 6, 2015 $137
Sep 5, 2015 Sep 6, 2015 $137
Sep 14, 2015 Sep 16, 2015 $137
Sep 26, 2015 Sep 28, 2015 $137
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 26, 2015 Sep 2, 2015 $136
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $136
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $154
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 5, 2015 $154
Oct 7, 2015 Oct 10, 2015 $154
Nov 9, 2015 Nov 11, 2015 $154
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $135
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 $134
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $134

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Denver to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $137.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Denver to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Denver to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Denver to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $248 $377
7-14 days $157 $224
14-21 days $137 $188
21-30 days $134 $153
30-60 days $135 $154
60-90 days $135 $153
90+ days $137 $153

Cheapest Day To Fly from Denver to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Denver to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$135 $134 $136 $134 $137 $135 $154

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Denver to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Denver to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Denver Chicago Frontier 7/31/15 8/12/15 0 $298
August Denver Chicago United 8/26/15 9/2/15 0 $134
September Denver Chicago United 9/21/15 10/3/15 0 $135
October Denver Chicago American 10/2/15 10/5/15 0 $135
November Denver Chicago United 11/4/15 11/9/15 0 $137
December Denver Chicago United 12/3/15 12/6/15 0 $137
January Denver Chicago United 1/19/16 2/3/16 1 $159
February Denver Chicago United 2/18/16 2/22/16 1 $244

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Denver to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Denver to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$447
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$447 $217
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$217 $157
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$157 $157
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$157 $134
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$134

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI)

Your Denver to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Denver to Chicago is $530.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to Chicago is $139.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Denver to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:05 17:30
Frontier 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 09:50
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:34 13:34
United 11 11 12 12 11 8 10 06:05 20:13

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI)

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 Denver to Chicago. 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 Denver to Chicago is $103.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to Chicago is $175.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to Chicago United, American, US Airways $270
Aspen to Chicago United, American, US Airways $476
Montrose to Chicago United, American, US Airways $406
Hayden - Steamboat to Chicago United, US Airways, American $406
Vail to Chicago United, American, US Airways $496
Gunnison to Chicago United, American $406
Denver to Milwaukee United, American, US Airways, Frontier $118
Denver to Atlanta Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $156
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $80
Denver to Detroit United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $156
Denver to South Bend Alaska, United, US Airways, American $238
Denver to Grand Rapids United, American, US Airways $279
Denver to Madison United, US Airways, American, Frontier $198
Denver to Minneapolis - St Paul Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $118
Denver to Los Angeles Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $99
Denver to St Louis United, American, US Airways, Frontier $176
Denver to Indianapolis United, American, US Airways, Frontier $158
Denver to New York United, American, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $189
Denver to Washington Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier $201
Denver to Cincinnati United, American, US Airways, Frontier $214
Denver to Cleveland United, American, US Airways, Frontier $176
Denver to Bloomington - Normal US Airways, American $305
Denver to Las Vegas United, Alaska, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $79
Denver to Orlando United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $170
Denver to Dayton United, US Airways, American $277
Denver to Moline United, American, US Airways $366
Denver to Charlotte United, American, US Airways $265
Denver to Houston United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $135
Denver to Boston Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue $202
Denver to Green Bay United, American, US Airways $392

Airlines Flying from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Denver to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Denver to Chicago.

Denver to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Frontier ATL X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
US Airways PHX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MSP X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Denver and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Denver to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Denver to Chicago?
Answer: The average Denver to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 28 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Denver and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Denver to Chicago is 885 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Denver to Chicago?
Answer: There are 128 direct flights from Denver to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Denver to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Denver and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Denver to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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