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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 4th
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the week of July 30th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 FSD is late September. Prices can be as high as $628 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $132 for Wednesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $177 to $369 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 $242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $370. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $318 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to FSD flight.

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

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DEN to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to FSD 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 $0.41, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $94 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $259. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 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 FSD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) in Watertown, SD

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from FSD
  • Usually 27.99% less expensive than FSD
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ATY flights

Destination alternative #2: Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport (SUX) in Sioux City, IA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from FSD
  • Usually 0.94% less expensive than FSD
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to SUX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 483 miles or 777 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to FSD flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from DEN to FSD.

 

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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to FSD tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FSD heading for DEN about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sioux Falls, SD is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 16 minutes late
  • Frontier: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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