The cheapest times to fly from DEN to SAF are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 SAF is early December. Prices can be as high as $641 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $320 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Santa Fe

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Santa Fe, NM (SAF) will usually cost between $353 to $405 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $346. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $361 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to SAF flight.

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

DEN to SAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to SAF 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 $0.74, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santa Fe, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $23 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $353. Return trip prices are from the SAF 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 SAF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 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 SAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field Airport (ALS) in Alamosa, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 57.87% less expensive than SAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ALS flights

Destination alternative #2: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) in Albuquerque, NM

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 31.25% less expensive than SAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to ABQ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santa Fe Municipal Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 303 miles or 488 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to SAF flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Santa Fe, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from DEN to SAF.


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 SAF
Destination airport name Santa Fe Municipal Airport
City Santa Fe, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 35.6
Longitude -106.1


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