The cheapest times to fly from DEN to SCO are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 12th, and March 19th)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to October 21st
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 SCO is late April. Prices can be as high as $8437 for Monday flights during mid July, or as low as $972 for Wednesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $1205 to $7977 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1949. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $6030. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4081 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4031 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to SCO flight.

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

DEN to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DEN. Mondays 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 $5417 (63%) 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 $2613. Return trip prices are from the SCO 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 SCO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEN to SCO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DEN to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (DEN > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1154
  • Average savings: $2878 (71.38%)

See DEN to LHR flights

Hack #2: Beijing (DEN > PEK > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1263
  • Average savings: $2769 (68.68%)

See DEN to PEK flights

Hack #3: Norwich (DEN > NWI > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1469
  • Average savings: $2562 (63.56%)

See DEN to NWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6457 miles or 10392 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to SCO flight is about 12 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from DEN to SCO.


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 SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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