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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to PDX are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • 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 PDX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $711 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $174 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $174 to $397 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $174. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $225 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $254 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to PDX flight.

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

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DEN to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to PDX 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 $0.16, 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. 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 $70 (24%) 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 $227. Return trip prices are from the PDX to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to PDX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 46 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 PDX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 29.13% less expensive than PDX
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 989 miles or 1592 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to PDX flight is about 2 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from DEN to PDX.

 

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 codePDX
Destination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States
Latitude45.6
Longitude-122.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to PDX tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 9% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PDX heading for DEN about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Portland, OR is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 15 minutes late
  • United: 19 minutes late
  • Frontier: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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