The cheapest times to fly from DEN to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 9th to May 6th
- August 13th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)
- early December
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEN to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $916 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $179 to $459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $183. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $456. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $273 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $253 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $94 (29%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $232. Return trip prices are from the JFK to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DEN to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DEN to JFK while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
- Usually 0.20% less expensive than JFK
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1621 miles or 2609 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to JFK flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 99 available flights from DEN to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DEN to JFK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for DEN about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 5 minutes late
- JetBlue: 44 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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