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The cheapest times to fly from FAT to DEN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 FAT to DEN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $627 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $207 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $222 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $393. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $137 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $292 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to DEN flight.

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

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FAT to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $70 (20%) 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 $274. Return trip prices are from the DEN to FAT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAT to DEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 842 miles or 1355 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to DEN flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Fresno, CA and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from FAT to DEN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code FAT
Origination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from FAT to DEN tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 47% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for FAT about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 7 minutes late
  • Frontier: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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