The cheapest times to fly from MSO to DEN are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- July 16th to November 18th
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 MSO to DEN is mid August. Prices can be as high as $622 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $144 for Wednesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Denver
Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $181 to $426 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 $241. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $448. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $351 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to DEN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSO to DEN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MSO to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Missoula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Denver, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Missoula. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $85 (22%) 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 $295. Return trip prices are from the DEN to MSO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MSO 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 12 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSO to DEN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Missoula International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 678 miles or 1091 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSO to DEN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to DEN flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Denver, CO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from MSO to DEN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Missoula International Airport|
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|Destination airport name||Denver International Airport|
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Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MSO to DEN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for MSO about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 5 minutes late
- United: 4 minutes late
- Frontier: 31 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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