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Cheap Flights from Denver to Chicago, IL, United States - DEN to CHI Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:57 AM

Popular flights from Denver to Chicago Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:57 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $425
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $425
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $187
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $187
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $187
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $187
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $187
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $138
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $117
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $117
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $117
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $117
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $117
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $187
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $187

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 $154.

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 $237 $377
7-14 days $137 $327
14-21 days $157 $307
21-30 days $157 $267
30-60 days $157 $267
60-90 days $117 $208
90+ days $116 $195

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
$157 $117 $117 $172 $178 $157 $177

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
May Denver Chicago American 5/28/16 6/2/16 0 $297
June Denver Chicago Spirit 6/7/16 6/7/16 0 $137
July Denver Chicago Spirit 7/12/16 7/19/16 0 $157
August Denver Chicago Spirit 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $117
September Denver Chicago Spirit 9/1/16 9/3/16 0 $117
October Denver Chicago Spirit 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 $116
November Denver Chicago Spirit 11/10/16 11/13/16 0 $117
December Denver Chicago Spirit 12/7/16 12/10/16 0 $117

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$187
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$187 $197
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$197 $157
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$157 $162
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$162 $192
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$192

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 $353.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to Chicago is $191.

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 5 5 07:30 17:10
Frontier 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:20 16:10
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:25 13:22
United 11 11 11 11 11 10 11 06:00 22:10

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 $98.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to Chicago is $261.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to Chicago American, United $394
Aspen to Chicago American, United $488
Montrose to Chicago American, United $458
Hayden - Steamboat to Chicago American, United Check Dates
Vail to Chicago American, United $452
Gunnison to Chicago American, United $478
Denver to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $148
Denver to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Denver to Detroit American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $177
Denver to South Bend American, United $392
Denver to Grand Rapids American, United $333
Denver to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $178
Denver to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $108
Denver to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Denver to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $138
Denver to Indianapolis American, Frontier, United $198
Denver to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $204
Denver to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $198
Denver to Cincinnati American, Frontier, United $214
Denver to Cleveland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $218
Denver to Bloomington - Normal American $332
Denver to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $91
Denver to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $218
Denver to Dayton American, United $343
Denver to Moline American, United $408
Denver to Charlotte American, Alaska, Frontier, United $247
Denver to Houston American, Frontier, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $118
Denver to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United $267
Denver to Green Bay American, United $372

Airlines Flying from Denver to Chicago (DEN to CHI) Number of flights searched: 222Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:57 AM

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 CVG X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MCI 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 30 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 139 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 54% of the non-stop flights between Denver and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Denver to Chicago?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN
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