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Cheap flights from Denver to Chicago (DEN - CHI)

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The best prices from Denver to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Denver (DEN) to Chicago (CHI)

DEN - CHI
Price
$102 - $201
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from $102 From Denver to Chicago
One-way from $48 One-way flight from Denver to Chicago
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Denver to Chicago?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Denver to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Denver to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 37 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Denver to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $177, or $177 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Denver to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for DEN to CHI flights for July, August
30 Jul - 6 Aug
$56pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Jul - 3 Aug
$62pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
13 Jul - 14 Jul
$63pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Denver found for this year
11 Aug - 14 Aug
$42pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
10 Aug - 11 Aug
$43pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
8 Aug - 11 Aug
$44pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Denver

Save time with Denver to Chicago direct flight deals
11 Aug - 14 Aug
$42pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
10 Aug - 11 Aug
$43pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
8 Aug - 11 Aug
$44pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from Denver to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Denver, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 21 Jul
$94pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
25 Jun - 21 Jul
$97pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
24 Jun - 20 Jul
$106pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Chicago
8:28 am - 11:46 am
Finnair
Nonstop
2h 18m
DEN - ORD
Finnair
$48
Ovago
6:30 am - 12:21 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
4h 51m
DEN - ORD
Sun Country Air
$56
FlightNetwork
3:20 am - 11:22 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 02m
DEN - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$69
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Denver to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Denver to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Denver to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Denver and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Denver to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $42, but on average you can expect to pay $57.

Are there nonstop flights from Denver to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Chicago is less than $59.

Are there last-minute flights available from Denver to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Denver to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Denver to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Denver Intl to Chicago was viewed by 321 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flights from Denver to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 246 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from Denver to Chicago take?

Your journey will take you approximately 3 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 554 miles.

How many flights depart from Denver to Chicago on average per day?

Per day, 8 flights depart from Denver Intl to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

Is Denver weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in Denver.

Alternative routes for Denver to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Denver to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 37m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of DEN to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of DEN to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of DEN to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of DEN to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Chicago
Sunday
41 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
46 daily flights
Thursday
48 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
32 daily flights