Flights from Chicago to Denver

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Chicago to Denver

Favorite airline: United Airlines
Flight tickets on the route Chicago – Denver are most frequently booked with United Airlines.
United Airlines
58 %
Delta
15 %
American Airlines
10 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on Saturday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Direct flights on this route are $34.00 more expensive on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
02h 49min
11h 45min
$171
$137
The favorite connection is non-stop
Non-stop flights are especially popular on this route. 68 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 49min, from $171
68 %
1 stopover Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, MN
11h 45min, from $137
15 %
1 stopover Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA
06h 09min, from $212
9 %

Useful information about the flight from Chicago to Denver

Flights from Chicago to Denver

Whether you are rushing over for a business meeting or are heading over for some mountain air in the mile high city, the route from Chicago (CHI) to Denver (DEN) has a lot to offer. The flight time is usually around 3 hours, covering around 920 miles. Airlines offering a direct flight include Spirit, United, American, Frontier, US Airways and Southwest.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Denver

Fortunately, popular flight routes like these are not short of cheap tickets. This one is no different. To purchase a low cost flight to Denver though, it is important to compare prices and availability online. Taking hand luggage only, flexibility in the dates of travel, booking during the off-peak season and buying an air ticket well in advance of travel will greatly help to keep prices down.

Destination Denver

Denver has a diverse array of attractions drawing travelers to its streets such as a popular zoo and beautiful botanical gardens. What is even better is that they are all easily reached upon landing. The airport has a Ground Transportation counter (located in the central area on level 5 of the Jeppesen terminal) to advise travelers on the manifold bus, commuter shuttles and taxi services on offer. Hotel shuttles are also provided as a courtesy by most of the hotels within the immediate vicinity of the airport.

Flight information: Chicago - Denver

Roundtrip from $137.04
Flight duration min. 02:38 / max. 09:35
Return flight duration min. 02:10/ max. 10:50
Distance 1450 km
Flights per week 256
Departure airport Chicago-IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Arrival airport Denver International Airport, CO (DEN)
Destination country United States