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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to SLC are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 SLC is late September. Prices can be as high as $469 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $97 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $106 to $267 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $257. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $138 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to SLC flight.

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

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DEN to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to SLC 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $46 (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 $161. Return trip prices are from the SLC to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 41 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 SLC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vernal Regional Airport (VEL) in Vernal, UT

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from SLC
  • Usually 25.19% less expensive than SLC
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to VEL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: AIRDIALOG, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 390 miles or 628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to SLC flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from DEN to SLC.

 

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 codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to SLC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for DEN about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 16 minutes late
  • Delta: 4 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 23 minutes late
  • Republic: 12 minutes late
  • Frontier: 36 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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