The cheapest times to fly from ANC to COS are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (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 ANC to COS is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1324 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $456 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Colorado Springs

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Colorado Springs, CO (COS) will usually cost between $510 to $848 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 $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $860. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $614 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to COS flight.

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

ANC to COS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to COS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $70 (10%) 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 $598. Return trip prices are from the COS to ANC 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 ANC to COS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 24 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ANC to COS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from COS
  • Usually 35.29% less expensive than COS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ANC to DEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from COS
  • Usually 4.65% less expensive than COS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to ASE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to COS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2458 miles or 3956 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to COS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to COS flight is about 5 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Colorado Springs, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from ANC to COS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

Return Airport

Destination code COS
Destination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7


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