The cheapest times to fly from DEN to EGE are

  • March 12th to June 24th (except the weeks of March 26th, May 7th, June 4th, and June 11th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 29th)
  • December 3rd to January 7th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

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 EGE is early December. Prices can be as high as $714 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $363 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Vail

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Eagle, CO (EGE) will usually cost between $367 to $419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $480. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $113 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to EGE flight.

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

DEN to EGE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to EGE 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 $1.93, which is above 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 $19 (5%) 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 $368. Return trip prices are from the EGE 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 EGE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 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 EGE while comparing.

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

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 60.97% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to VEL flights

Destination alternative #2: Laramie Regional Airport (LAR) in Laramie, WY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 58.62% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to LAR flights

Destination alternative #3: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 18.71% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to COS flights

Destination alternative #4: Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) in Gunnison, CO

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 10.93% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to GUC flights

Destination alternative #5: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 9.32% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ASE flights

Destination alternative #6: Yampa Valley Airport (HDN) in Hayden, CO

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 9.32% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to HDN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eagle County Regional Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 120 miles or 193 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to EGE flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Eagle, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DEN to EGE.


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 EGE
Destination airport name Eagle County Regional Airport
City Eagle, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -106.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to EGE tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EGE heading for DEN about 41 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Eagle, CO is about 36 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 41 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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