Cheap flights from Denver to Columbus (DEN - CMH)

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The best prices from Denver to Columbus are usually found in April or January, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Denver (DEN) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to CMH flight in 2021: compare Denver to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
DEN - CMH
Price
$176 - $310
CMH
Temperature
41 - 86 °F
CMH
Precipitation
2.3 - 5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$176

From Denver to Columbus

One-way from

$59

One-way flight from Denver to Columbus

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 Columbus?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Denver to Columbus. 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 Columbus.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 23 days in advance, which can save you up to 50% on flights from Denver to Columbus compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 23 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $180. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $273.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Denver to Columbus?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Columbus from Denver. Users have commonly found prices around $173 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $79. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver to Columbus (DEN - CMH)?

When flying from Denver to Columbus, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 52% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Denver to Columbus in August, September 2021

The best prices found for DEN to CMH flights for August, September
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$96pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$103pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
25 Sep - 6 Oct
$112pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver to Columbus 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Denver found for this year
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$96pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$103pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
25 Sep - 6 Oct
$112pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Denver

Save time with Denver to Columbus direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$117pp
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$124pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
14 Sep - 23 Sep
$131pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from Denver to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Denver, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$150pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$167pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$171pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Columbus from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Columbus
1:54 pm - 6:54 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
DEN - CMH
United Airlines
$59
United
5:58 am - 3:23 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 25m
DEN - CMH
American Airlines
1:40 am - 8:12 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
16h 32m
DEN - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$92
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Denver to Columbus

Are flight prices decreasing from Denver to Columbus 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 Columbus 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.

Which airlines flying from Denver Intl to Columbus have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Denver Intl to Columbus that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Denver to Columbus?

To fly from Denver to Columbus, you need to book a flight from Denver Intl (DEN) to Columbus (CMH). Nonstop flights to Columbus from Denver Intl take 2h 40m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 3 outbound flights from Denver Intl to Columbus offered by 6 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Columbus for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $96, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

Are there nonstop flights from Denver to Columbus for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to Columbus under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Columbus is less than $171.

Are there last-minute flights available from Denver to Columbus for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Denver to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Denver to Columbus?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Denver Intl to Columbus was viewed by 71 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 2 flights depart from Denver Intl to Columbus per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Denver or Columbus?

Denver will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Columbus over the next 13 days.

Is Denver weather warmer or cooler than Columbus?

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 Columbus is generally colder than in Denver.

How long is the flight from Denver to Columbus?

Airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and Spirit Airlines fly from Denver to Columbus in about 2h 47m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 13m. The distance from Denver to Columbus is about 1158 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Denver to Columbus round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Denver to Columbus round-trip from $117. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $122, and Frontier, from $124. You may be able to fly from Denver to Columbus for 47% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Denver to Columbus one-way?

$38 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Frontier, with prices starting from $59 and $76, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbus from Denver?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

Most visitors from Denver Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Denver Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Denver Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Do I need a test to fly back to Denver from Columbus?

Returning to Denver Intl from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Denver Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Denver Intl.

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Alternative routes for Denver to Columbus

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Denver to Columbus.
Flight duration
3h 00m
Average temperature for August in Columbus
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Columbus
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Columbus

Top 5 airlines flying from Denver to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver to Columbus choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$63 $167 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$72 $228 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $263 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$148 $297 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$138 $338 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards Columbus.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of DEN to CMH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of DEN to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of DEN to CMH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of DEN to CMH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Denver to Columbus.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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