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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to ALB are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • 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 ALB is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1071 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $267 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $300 to $606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $551. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to ALB flight.

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

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DEN to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to ALB 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 $0.14, 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 $122 (26%) 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 $340. Return trip prices are from the ALB to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to ALB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 52 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 ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 31.24% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 31.11% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 27.97% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to BOS flights

Destination alternative #4: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 15.96% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to AVP flights

Destination alternative #5: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 8.73% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to HPN flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 9.96% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to ALB? 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 Albany International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1605 miles or 2583 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to ALB flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from DEN to ALB.

 

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 ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to ALB tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 55% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ALB heading for DEN about 24 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albany, NY is about 31 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 30 minutes late
  • Frontier: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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