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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Denver, CO, United States - SFO to DEN Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Denver Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 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
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 8, 2016 $307
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $279
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $148
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $148
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $148
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $148
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $148
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $138
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $138
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $141
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $141
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $141
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $141
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $141

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Denver (SFO to DEN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Denver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $142.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Denver (SFO to DEN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Denver 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 San Francisco to Denver

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $208 $361
7-14 days $191 $270
14-21 days $199 $257
21-30 days $174 $232
30-60 days $166 $232
60-90 days $141 $194
90+ days $138 $190

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Denver

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$141 $142 $141 $141 $141 $141 $141

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Denver

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Denver United 5/31/16 6/4/16 1 $498
June San Francisco Denver Frontier 6/21/16 6/28/16 0 $174
July San Francisco Denver Frontier 7/27/16 8/16/16 0 $166
August San Francisco Denver United 8/18/16 8/21/16 0 $141
September San Francisco Denver United 9/10/16 9/15/16 0 $138
October San Francisco Denver Virgin America 10/6/16 10/17/16 0 $141
November San Francisco Denver United 11/2/16 11/15/16 0 $208
December San Francisco Denver United 12/14/16 12/21/16 0 $260

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

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 San Francisco to Denver.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$254
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$254 $224
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$224 $199
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$199 $199
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$199 $259
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$259

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Denver (SFO to DEN)

Your San Francisco to Denver 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 San Francisco to Denver is $300.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Denver is $171.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Denver
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Frontier 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:30 17:24
United 14 18 18 16 17 8 15 05:00 20:30
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:30 17:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Denver (SFO to DEN)

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Denver is $103.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Denver is $235.

San Francisco to Denver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Denver?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Denver flight time is 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Denver?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Denver is 965 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Denver?
Answer: There are 132 direct flights from San Francisco to Denver.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Denver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 68% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Denver.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Denver?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Denver (SFO to DEN) Number of flights searched: 175Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Denver 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 San Francisco to Denver.

San Francisco to Denver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX / SEA X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest SNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Denver, 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $344
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, Frontier, United $426
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Aspen American, Alaska, United $501
San Francisco to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $147
San Francisco to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $185

Cheap Domestic Flights to Denver - DEN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Denver American, Alaska, United $305
Oakland to Denver American, Alaska, Spirit, United $200
San Jose to Denver American, Alaska, United $157
Fresno to Denver American, Alaska, United $410
Reno to Denver American, Alaska, United $255
San Luis Obispo to Denver American, United $372
Monterey to Denver American, Alaska, United $270
Santa Rosa to Denver American, Alaska $461
Redding to Denver Alaska, United $432
Chico to DenverCheck Dates
Modesto to DenverCheck Dates
Sacramento to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $314
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $291
Oakland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137
San Jose to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $308
Oakland to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $523
San Jose to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $230
Oakland to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $204
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Denver, CO, United States, from $138 Round trip from SFO to DEN