The cheapest times to fly from DEN to XMN are

  • March 5th to April 22nd
  • August 20th 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 XMN is late October. Prices can be as high as $4373 for Saturday flights during early February, or as low as $662 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Xiamen

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $807 to $2958 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $765. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early February, with an average price of $3105. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2340 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1568 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to XMN flight.

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

DEN to XMN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to XMN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to XMN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DEN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Xiamen, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $466 (24%) 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 $1471. Return trip prices are from the XMN 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 XMN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 57 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DEN to XMN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Changle Airport (FOC) in Fuzhou

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 14.86% less expensive than XMN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DEN to FOC flights

Destination alternative #2: Waisha Airport (SWA) in Shantou

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 5.04% less expensive than XMN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DEN to SWA flights


Flight Hacking DEN to XMN

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 XMN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (DEN > LAX > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $702 (44.77%)

See DEN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (DEN > PVG > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $577 (36.8%)

See DEN to PVG flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (DEN > YVR > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $536 (34.18%)

See DEN to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7201 miles or 11589 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to XMN flight is about 13 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Xiamen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from DEN to XMN.


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 XMN
Destination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1


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