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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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2015 Sep 21, 2015 $107
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $80
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $80
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 14, 2015 $80
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $80
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $80
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 $81
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 26, 2015 $81
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 27, 2015 $81
Oct 24, 2015 Oct 26, 2015 $81
Oct 27, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 $81
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2015 Sep 21, 2015 $137
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 3, 2015 Nov 8, 2015 $81

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 $92.

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 $114 $254
7-14 days $127 $157
14-21 days $99 $160
21-30 days $80 $138
30-60 days $80 $134
60-90 days $80 $170
90+ days $80 $179

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
$98 $80 $80 $98 $99 $80 $114

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
September Denver Chicago Frontier 9/29/15 10/6/15 0 $80
October Denver Chicago Frontier 10/6/15 10/7/15 0 $80
November Denver Chicago Frontier 11/3/15 11/7/15 0 $80
December Denver Chicago Frontier 12/5/15 12/9/15 0 $80
January Denver Chicago Spirit 1/16/16 1/18/16 0 $81
February Denver Chicago Spirit 2/1/16 2/5/16 0 $81
March Denver Chicago Spirit 3/12/16 3/16/16 0 $117
April Denver Chicago Spirit 4/19/16 4/26/16 0 $81

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
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$152
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$152 $127
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$127 $107
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$107 $99
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$99 $109
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$109

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 $179.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to Chicago is $108.

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 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 07:05 17:30
Frontier 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 09:40
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:43 13:43
United 11 11 11 11 12 8 10 06:30 20:09

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 $70.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to Chicago is $107.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to Chicago United, American, US Airways $338
Aspen to Chicago United, US Airways, American $496
Montrose to Chicago United, American $446
Hayden - Steamboat to Chicago United, American $446
Vail to Chicago United, US Airways, American $566
Gunnison to Chicago United, American $526
Denver to Milwaukee Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $101
Denver to Atlanta United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $99
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $58
Denver to Detroit Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $101
Denver to South Bend Alaska, United, US Airways, American $277
Denver to Grand Rapids United, US Airways, American $284
Denver to Madison United, American, US Airways, Frontier $99
Denver to Minneapolis - St Paul United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $80
Denver to Los Angeles United, Alaska, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $78
Denver to St Louis United, American, US Airways, Frontier $101
Denver to Indianapolis United, US Airways, American, Frontier $98
Denver to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $198
Denver to Washington United, American, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier $218
Denver to Cincinnati United, American, US Airways, Frontier $101
Denver to Cleveland United, US Airways, American, Frontier $100
Denver to Bloomington - Normal US Airways, American $279
Denver to Las Vegas Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $53
Denver to Orlando US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Spirit $99
Denver to Dayton United, US Airways, American $281
Denver to Moline United, US Airways, American $380
Denver to Charlotte United, US Airways, American $312
Denver to Houston United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $58
Denver to Boston Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue $287
Denver to Green Bay United, US Airways, American $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 OMA 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 121 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 60% 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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