The cheapest times to fly from DEN to LYR are

  • July 30th to August 12th
  • October 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of December 24th and February 5th)

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 LYR is mid November. Prices can be as high as $5267 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $1341 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Longyearbyen

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Longyearbyen (LYR) will usually cost between $1627 to $3857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1624. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $3725. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2136 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to LYR flight.

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

DEN to LYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to LYR 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LYR, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DEN. 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 $532 (20%) 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 $2029. Return trip prices are from the LYR 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 LYR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEN to LYR

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 LYR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (DEN > OSL > LYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1250
  • Average savings: $887 (41.5%)

See DEN to OSL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (DEN > LAX > LYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1684
  • Average savings: $452 (21.16%)

See DEN to LAX flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DEN > BOS > LYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1732
  • Average savings: $404 (18.91%)

See DEN to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Icelandair, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Svalbard Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3917 miles or 6304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to LYR flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Longyearbyen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from DEN to LYR.


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 LYR
Destination airport name Svalbard Airport
City Longyearbyen
Country Norway
Latitude 78.2
Longitude 15.5


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