The cheapest times to fly from HDN to BUF are

  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 24th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)

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 HDN to BUF is late January. Prices can be as high as $1324 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Hayden, CO (HDN) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $355 to $1197 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $396. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $777 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $737 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HDN to BUF flight.

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

HDN to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HDN to BUF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hayden. 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. 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 $270 (31%) 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 $613. Return trip prices are from the BUF to HDN 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 HDN to BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HDN to BUF

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 HDN to BUF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (HDN > DEN > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $696
  • Average savings: $41 (5.56%)

See HDN to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HDN to BUF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Yampa Valley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1472 miles or 2369 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HDN to BUF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HDN to BUF flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Hayden, CO and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from HDN to BUF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HDN
Origination airport name Yampa Valley Airport
City Hayden, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -107.2

Return Airport

Destination code BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7


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