The cheapest times to fly from DEN to VEL are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • May 14th to November 25th
  • December 3rd to December 31st

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 VEL is late December. Prices can be as high as $343 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $128 for Tuesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Vernal

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Vernal, UT (VEL) will usually cost between $128 to $146 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $128. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $159. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $31 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $146 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to VEL flight.

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

DEN to VEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to VEL 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $5 (4%) 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 $128. Return trip prices are from the VEL 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 VEL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vernal Regional Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 259 miles or 417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to VEL flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Vernal, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from DEN to VEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDEN
Origination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeVEL
Destination airport nameVernal Regional Airport
CityVernal, UT
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to VEL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 39% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave VEL heading for DEN about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Vernal, UT is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 20 minutes late


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