The cheapest times to fly from DEN to LIN are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of December 17th 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 LIN is early November. Prices can be as high as $1724 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $883 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Milan (LIN) will usually cost between $953 to $1546 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $938. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1556. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1171 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to LIN flight.

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

DEN to LIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to LIN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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. 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 $74 (6%) 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 $1179. Return trip prices are from the LIN 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 LIN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 28 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DEN to LIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 34.17% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #2: Lugano Airport (LUG) in Lugano

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 11.06% less expensive than LIN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to LUG flights

Destination alternative #3: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 6.02% less expensive than LIN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to MXP flights

Destination alternative #4: Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) in Venice

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 4.10% less expensive than LIN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to VCE flights


Flight Hacking DEN to LIN

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 LIN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (DEN > LHR > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $514 (43.91%)

See DEN to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (DEN > LGW > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $452 (38.57%)

See DEN to LGW flights

Hack #3: London (DEN > LCY > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $740
  • Average savings: $431 (36.82%)

See DEN to LCY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Milano Linate Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5266 miles or 8475 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to LIN flight is about 10 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Milan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from DEN to LIN.


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 LIN
Destination airport name Milano Linate Airport
City Milan
Country Italy
Latitude 45.4
Longitude 9.3


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