The cheapest times to fly from SCO to DEN are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to July 15th
  • October 29th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SCO to DEN is late January. Prices can be as high as $9024 for Monday flights during mid July, or as low as $952 for Thursday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $1627 to $8673 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 $2917. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $5283. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3053 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to DEN flight.

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

SCO to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to DEN flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DEN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays 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 $5417 (63%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2244. Return trip prices are from the DEN to SCO 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 SCO to DEN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCO to DEN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SCO to DEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg (SCO > LED > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $996
  • Average savings: $2057 (67.39%)

See SCO to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (SCO > IST > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $2017 (66.08%)

See SCO to LED flights

Hack #3: London (SCO > LHR > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $1991 (65.23%)

See SCO to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6457 miles or 10392 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to DEN flight is about 12 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SCO to DEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

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


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