The cheapest times to fly from HDN to DEN are

  • March 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of March 12th, March 26th, April 2nd, May 21st, and June 18th)
  • July 16th to August 19th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • September 10th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 DEN is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $595 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $325 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Hayden, CO (HDN) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $325 to $431 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $325. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $421. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $96 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HDN to DEN flight.

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

HDN to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HDN to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hayden. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $26 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $334. Return trip prices are from the DEN 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 DEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 141 miles or 227 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HDN to DEN flight is about 1 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Hayden, CO and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from HDN to DEN.


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 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 HDN to DEN tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 63% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for HDN about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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