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Airfares from $44 One Way, $88 Round Trip from Chicago to Denver

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Popular Routes from Chicago to Denver

The most traveled route from Chicago to Denver is from O’Hare International to Denver International. There are 180 direct flights a week between the two cities, operated by a choice of six airlines.

Denver is the fifth most popular destination for all flights leaving O’Hare, with just over a million passengers each year making the journey. Carriers operating direct flight options from Chicago to Denver include American Airlines, Frontier, Spirit and United.

The Flight from Chicago to Denver

The flight time from Chicago to Denver is approximately two hours and 30 minutes and covers a distance of 872 miles.

The flight path heads out west from Chicago towards the central part of the US. It crosses Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska before reaching Colorado, the home of Denver.

Your departure airport will be Chicago O’Hare International. This is located 14 miles to the northwest of the Loop business district and covers a massive area of around 7,600 acres. There are non-stop flights to more than 215 destinations, making it one of a select band of global airports to exceed the 200 mark.

The airport handles around 80 million passengers every year, making it one of the world’s ten busiest airports. It also serves as a hub for more than one of the three major US carriers.

Denver International Airport is the largest in the US and second largest in the world by geographical size, at a colossal 33,500 acres. With 35,000 employees it is also the largest employer in Colorado. As an airport of such scale, as you would expect there are good passenger facilities in the terminal buildings, including plenty of eating, drinking and shopping options.

It currently offers direct flights to 205 global destinations, making it the fourth US airport to pass the 200 mark. It is also the fifth busiest in the US, handling over 60 million passengers each year. The Chicago route is the airport’s third most popular by passenger numbers.

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Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Denver now?
If you’re wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Chicago to Denver, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Denver?
Direct flights are offered by as many as 4 airlines from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to DIA airport, which means you could be booking your memorable getaway in a matter of minutes. Here are some popular carriers to compare:

  • United Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Denver?
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Colorado Springs Airport (COS) will take a minimum of 3 hours and 15 minutes. Treat yourself to a wine and watch a flick or two — it’s the ideal opportunity to relax.
What airlines fly from Chicago to Denver most frequently?
We all have our preferences when it comes to airlines, and you have a nice selection when jetting off from Chicago to Denver. These top carriers service this route the most: United Airlines - (UA) with 273 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 173 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 139 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 30 flights every month
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Denver?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Denver have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Denver with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Denver without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.