The cheapest times to fly from VEL to DEN are

  • January 1st to May 6th
  • May 14th to July 15th
  • July 23rd to November 18th
  • November 26th to December 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 VEL to DEN is mid December. Prices can be as high as $343 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $128 for Tuesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Denver

Flying from Vernal, UT (VEL) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $128 to $146 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $128. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $159. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $31 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $146 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VEL to DEN flight.

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

VEL to DEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VEL to DEN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Vernal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, 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. Saturdays 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 $5 (4%) 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 $128. Return trip prices are from the DEN to VEL 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 VEL 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 27 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 259 miles or 417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VEL to DEN flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Vernal, UT and Denver, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from VEL to DEN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeVEL
Origination airport nameVernal Regional Airport
CityVernal, UT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDEN
Destination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from VEL to DEN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 46% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for VEL about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 21 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 20 minutes late


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