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Cheap Flights from Denver to Los Angeles, CA, United States - DEN to LAX Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:55 PM

Popular flights from Denver to Los Angeles Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:55 PM

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
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $247
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $247
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $247
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $247
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $247
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $159
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $159
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $113
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $113
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $113
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $113
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $113
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $137
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $137
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $137
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $137
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $137
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $137
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $278

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Denver to Los Angeles (DEN to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Denver to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $122.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Denver to Los Angeles (DEN to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Denver to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $187 $260
7-14 days $113 $211
14-21 days $113 $175
21-30 days $128 $175
30-60 days $137 $196
60-90 days $137 $211
90+ days $136 $181

Cheapest Day To Fly from Denver to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$113 $128 $113 $128 $128 $128 $113

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Denver to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Denver Los Angeles American 5/28/16 6/1/16 0 $187
June Denver Los Angeles Frontier 6/5/16 6/7/16 0 $113
July Denver Los Angeles Spirit 7/12/16 7/13/16 0 $137
August Denver Los Angeles Spirit 8/2/16 8/9/16 0 $137
September Denver Los Angeles Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $137
October Denver Los Angeles Spirit 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $137
November Denver Los Angeles Spirit 11/10/16 11/17/16 0 $136
December Denver Los Angeles Spirit 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $136

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

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 Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$207
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$207 $148
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$148 $143
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$143 $128
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$128 $141
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$141

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Denver to Los Angeles (DEN to LAX)

Your Denver to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles is $249.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to Los Angeles is $161.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Denver to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 06:00 20:00
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 3 4 07:04 19:07
Frontier 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:15 19:59
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:50 17:15
United 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 07:59 22:13

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Denver to Los Angeles (DEN to LAX)

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 Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles is $97.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to Los Angeles is $187.

Denver to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Denver to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Denver to Los Angeles flight time is 2 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Denver and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Denver to Los Angeles is 860 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Denver to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 149 direct flights from Denver to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Denver to Los Angeles?
Answer: United Airlines provides 36% of the non-stop flights between Denver and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Denver to Los Angeles?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ

Airlines Flying from Denver to Los Angeles (DEN to LAX) Number of flights searched: 241Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:55 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Denver to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

Denver to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit IAH X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO / LAS X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Denver - DEN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Denver to Burbank American, United $201
Denver to Long Beach American, United $255
Denver to Santa Ana American, Frontier, United $128
Denver to Ontario American, United $184
Denver to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $91
Denver to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Denver to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $350
Denver to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $75
Denver to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $158
Denver to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $379
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Denver to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Denver to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $158
Denver to Bakersfield American, United $483
Denver to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to Los Angeles United $347
Aspen to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $395
Vail to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $465
Hayden - Steamboat to Los Angeles United $474
Montrose to Los Angeles American, United $255
Gunnison to Los Angeles Alaska, United $458
Colorado Springs to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $585
Colorado Springs to Burbank American, Alaska, United $456
Colorado Springs to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $288
Montrose to Burbank American, United $1,241
Aspen to Long Beach American, United Check Dates
Aspen to Burbank American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Colorado Springs to Ontario American, Alaska, United $347
Vail to Burbank American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Hayden - Steamboat to Burbank American, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Denver to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $113 Round trip from DEN to LAX