The cheapest times to fly from DEN to MHK are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • July 9th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, August 20th, August 27th, October 8th, and October 15th)
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MHK is late January. Prices can be as high as $812 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $313 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Manhattan

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) will usually cost between $316 to $561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $548. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $330 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to MHK flight.

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

DEN to MHK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to MHK 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 $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $110 (25%) 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 $327. Return trip prices are from the MHK 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 MHK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 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 MHK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hays Regional Airport (HYS) in Hays, KS

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 39.70% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to HYS flights

Destination alternative #2: Salina Regional Airport (SLN) in Salina, KS

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 34.70% less expensive than MHK
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to SLN flights

Destination alternative #3: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 29.39% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to MCI flights

Destination alternative #4: Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 1.82% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ICT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manhattan Regional Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 429 miles or 690 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to MHK flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DEN to MHK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDEN
Origination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMHK
Destination airport nameManhattan Regional Airport
CityManhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Countrythe United States


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