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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to MSN are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 MSN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $680 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $144 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Madison

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Madison, WI (MSN) will usually cost between $195 to $435 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $225. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $442. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $216 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $311 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to MSN flight.

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

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DEN to MSN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to MSN 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 $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $94 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $276. Return trip prices are from the MSN 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to MSN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 28 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DEN to MSN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from MSN
  • Usually 27.70% less expensive than MSN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from MSN
  • Usually 14.81% less expensive than MSN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to MKE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 824 miles or 1326 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to MSN flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Madison, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from DEN to MSN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDEN
Origination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-104.7

Return Airport

Destination codeMSN
Destination airport nameDane County Regional-Truax Field Airport
CityMadison, WI
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.1
Longitude-89.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to MSN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSN heading for DEN about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Madison, WI is about 25 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 8 minutes late
  • United: 33 minutes late
  • Frontier: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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