The cheapest times to fly from DEN to PNS are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • 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 PNS is mid August. Prices can be as high as $729 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $247 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $288 to $546 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $509. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $215 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $343 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to PNS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to PNS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DEN to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to PNS 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 $0.18, which is 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 $95 (23%) 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 $321. Return trip prices are from the PNS to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to PNS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 6 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) in Mobile, AL

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 37.81% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to BFM flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 2.48% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to ECP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to PNS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pensacola International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1178 miles or 1896 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEN to PNS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to PNS flight is about 3 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from DEN to PNS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEN
Origination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

Return Airport

Destination code PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to PNS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PNS heading for DEN about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pensacola, FL is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 1 minutes early
  • SkyWest: 25 minutes late
  • Frontier: 19 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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