The cheapest times to fly from DEN to SGF are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to September 30th

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 SGF is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $780 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $400 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Springfield, MO (SGF) will usually cost between $402 to $465 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $402. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $501. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $99 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to SGF flight.

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

DEN to SGF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to SGF 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 $0.4, which is a bit above 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 $38 (9%) 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 $405. Return trip prices are from the SGF 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 SGF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 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 SGF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Branson Airport (BKG) in Branson, MO

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 43.93% less expensive than SGF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to BKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) in Fort Smith, AR

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 20.45% less expensive than SGF
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to FSM flights

Destination alternative #3: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 6.07% less expensive than SGF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to XNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) in Joplin, MO

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 2.43% less expensive than SGF
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to JLN flights

Destination alternative #5: Columbia Regional Airport (COU) in Columbia, MO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 1.94% less expensive than SGF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to COU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Springfield-Branson National Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 635 miles or 1022 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to SGF flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Springfield, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from DEN to SGF.


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 SGF
Destination airport name Springfield-Branson National Airport
City Springfield, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -93.4


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to SGF tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SGF heading for DEN about 2 minutes early. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Springfield, MO is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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