The cheapest times to fly from DEN to CNY are

  • August 20th to September 30th
  • December 10th to May 13th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and April 2nd)

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 CNY is late September. Prices can be as high as $367 for Wednesday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $158 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Moab

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Moab, UT (CNY) will usually cost between $158 to $212 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $229. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $71 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $162 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to CNY flight.

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

DEN to CNY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to CNY 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Moab, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $15 (9%) 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 $160. Return trip prices are from the CNY 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 CNY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 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 CNY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vernal Regional Airport (VEL) in Vernal, UT

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from CNY
  • Usually 9.91% less expensive than CNY
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to VEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to CNY? 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 Canyonlands Field Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 282 miles or 454 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to CNY flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from DEN to CNY.


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 CNY
Destination airport name Canyonlands Field Airport
City Moab, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -109.8


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to CNY tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 38% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CNY heading for DEN about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Moab, UT is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 10 minutes late


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