The cheapest times to fly from DEN to FTE are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • March 26th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to November 4th

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 FTE is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $3554 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1286 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to El Calafate

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to El Calafate (FTE) will usually cost between $1326 to $2671 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1337. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2711. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1374 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1701 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to FTE flight.

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

DEN to FTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to FTE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Denver. 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. Saturdays 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 $390 (17%) 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 $1575. Return trip prices are from the FTE 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 FTE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEN to FTE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DEN to FTE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ezeiza (DEN > EZE > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1401
  • Average savings: $300 (17.64%)

See DEN to EZE flights

Hack #2: Buenos Aires (DEN > AEP > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1407
  • Average savings: $295 (17.31%)

See DEN to AEP flights

Hack #3: Cordoba (DEN > COR > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1448
  • Average savings: $254 (14.9%)

See DEN to COR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Calafate Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6534 miles or 10515 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to FTE flight is about 12 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and El Calafate?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DEN to FTE.


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 FTE
Destination airport name El Calafate Airport
City El Calafate
Country Argentina
Latitude -50.3
Longitude -72.1


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