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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to MEC are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 MEC is early October. Prices can be as high as $2042 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $673 for Friday flights around early October.

 

When to Fly to Manta

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Manta (MEC) will usually cost between $693 to $1690 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $753. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1671. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $918 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1028 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to MEC flight.

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

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DEN to MEC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to MEC flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $376 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $947. Return trip prices are from the MEC 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to MEC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 44 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 MEC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) in Guayaquil

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from MEC
  • Usually 32.36% less expensive than MEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to GYE flights

 

Flight Hacking DEN to MEC

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 MEC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (DEN > UIO > MEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $325 (31.58%)

See DEN to UIO flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DEN > FLL > MEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $171 (16.64%)

See DEN to FLL flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (DEN > LAX > MEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $886
  • Average savings: $142 (13.77%)

See DEN to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eloy Alfaro International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3200 miles or 5150 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to MEC flight is about 6 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Manta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from DEN to MEC.

 

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 MEC
Destination airport name Eloy Alfaro International Airport
City Manta
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.9
Longitude -80.7

 

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