The cheapest times to fly from DFW to DEN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 DFW to DEN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $535 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $101 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $121 to $334 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $135. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $337. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $202 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $204 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to DEN flight.

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

DFW to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $55 (23%) 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 $181. Return trip prices are from the DEN to DFW 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 DFW to DEN 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 DFW to DEN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cheyenne Regional/Jerry Olson Field Airport (CYS) in Cheyenne, WY

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from DEN
  • Usually 2.45% less expensive than DEN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CYS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 641 miles or 1032 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to DEN flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from DFW to DEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code DEN
Destination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to DEN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for DFW about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 10 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 16 minutes late
  • United: 23 minutes late
  • Republic: 15 minutes late
  • Spirit: 20 minutes late
  • Frontier: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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