The cheapest times to fly from DEN to TUS are
- August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 5th)
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 TUS is early December. Prices can be as high as $608 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $260 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Tucson
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Tucson, AZ (TUS) will usually cost between $285 to $436 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 $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $424. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $135 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to TUS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to TUS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to TUS 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 $0.32, 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 $52 (14%) 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 $317. Return trip prices are from the TUS 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 TUS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 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 TUS while comparing.
- 110 miles (177 km) away from TUS
- Usually 43.76% less expensive than TUS
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to TUS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tucson International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 639 miles or 1028 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to TUS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to TUS flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and Tucson, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from DEN to TUS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tucson International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DEN to TUS 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 TUS heading for DEN about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Tucson, AZ is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 15 minutes late
- SkyWest: 18 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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