The cheapest times to fly from GCK to DEN are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 4th
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the week of July 23rd)

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 GCK to DEN is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1064 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $410 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Garden City, KS (GCK) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $493 to $687 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $477. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $787. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $310 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $547 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GCK to DEN flight.

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

GCK to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GCK to DEN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Garden City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.35, which is above 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 $76 (12%) 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 $535. Return trip prices are from the DEN to GCK 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 GCK to DEN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GCK to DEN

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 GCK to DEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (GCK > DFW > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $539
  • Average savings: $9 (1.55%)

See GCK to DFW flights

Hack #2: Kansas City, MO (GCK > MCI > DEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $540
  • Average savings: $8 (1.37%)

See GCK to MCI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Garden City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 251 miles or 404 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GCK to DEN flight is about 1 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Garden City, KS and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from GCK to DEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GCK
Origination airport name Garden City Regional Airport
City Garden City, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 37.9
Longitude -100.7

Return Airport

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


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