Flights from Chicago to Denver, United States

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Chicago to Denver Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:21 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Denver. Multiple Airlines & Frontier frequently offer the best deals to Denver flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Multiple Airlines
CHIDEN
Sat 1/27
nonstop
DENCHI
Wed 1/31
nonstop
Frontier
CHIDEN
Sat 2/10
nonstop
DENCHI
Tue 2/13
nonstop
American
CHIDEN
Tue 2/20
nonstop
DENCHI
Tue 2/27
nonstop
$139
United
CHIDEN
Tue 2/20
nonstop
DENCHI
Tue 2/27
nonstop
$139
Major Airlines
CHIDEN
Tue 2/20
1 stop
DENCHI
Wed 2/21
1 stop
$196

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Denver?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Denver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $115.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Denver?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Denver based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Denver?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Denver.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $138 $168
7-14 days $78 $108
14-21 days $68 $99
21-30 days $68 $99
30-60 days $68 $99
60-90 days $88 $117
90+ days $88 $109

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Denver

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Denver is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$68$68$78$78$68$365$78

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Denver

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Denver. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$158
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$158 $88
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$88 $68
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$68 $68
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$68 $68
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$68

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Denver

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Chicago to Denver is $187.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Denver is $264.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Denver - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 02:25 15:20
United 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 00:25 16:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Denver

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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Denver is $94.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Denver is $177.

Chicago to Denver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: The average Chicago to Denver flight time is 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How far is Denver from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Denver is 885 miles (1,424 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: There are 97 direct flights from Chicago to Denver.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Denver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 72% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Denver.

Chicago to Denver Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Denver. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Denver