The cheapest times to fly from DEN to RNO are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 RNO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $601 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $197 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Reno
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Reno, NV (RNO) will usually cost between $232 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 $235. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $357. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $122 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $265 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to RNO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to RNO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to RNO 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 $0.21, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $69 (22%) 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 $247. Return trip prices are from the RNO to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DEN to RNO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 26 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 RNO while comparing.
- 112 miles (180 km) away from RNO
- Usually 2.08% less expensive than RNO
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to RNO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 802 miles or 1291 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to RNO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to RNO flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and Reno, NV?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from DEN to RNO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Reno/Tahoe International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DEN to RNO tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 40% 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 RNO heading for DEN about 26 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Reno, NV is about 21 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 29 minutes late
- United: 23 minutes late
- Frontier: 25 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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