The cheapest times to fly from SLC to DEN are
- January 1st to March 4th
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 SLC to DEN is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $477 for Friday flights during late March, or as low as $97 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to Denver
Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $106 to $270 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $255. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $135 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to DEN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SLC to DEN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SLC to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. 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. 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 $46 (22%) 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 $160. Return trip prices are from the DEN to SLC 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 SLC 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 41 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SLC to DEN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Denver International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 390 miles or 628 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SLC to DEN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to DEN flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.
How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Denver, CO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from SLC to DEN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SLC to DEN tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for SLC about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 13 minutes late
- Delta: 8 minutes late
- SkyWest: 6 minutes late
- United: 11 minutes late
- Republic: 5 minutes early
- Frontier: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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