Cheap flights from California (CA) to Denver (DEN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Denver (DEN)

All the information you need to plan the best null to DEN flight in 2021: compare California to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Denver?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from California to Denver compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 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 $88. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $106.

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

Flights from California to Denver lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Denver in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $36.

Cheap flights from California to Denver in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to DEN flights for May, June
18 May - 25 May
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 20 May
$46pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 20 May
$47pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Denver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from California found for this year
18 May - 25 May
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 20 May
$46pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 20 May
$47pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Denver from California

Save time with California to Denver direct flight deals
22 May - 26 May
$53pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 24 May
$55pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 May - 26 May
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Denver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Denver from California, departing today and this week
22 May - 26 May
$53pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 24 May
$55pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 May - 26 May
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Denver from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Denver
4:30 am - 7:50 am
Delta
Nonstop
2h 20m
LAX - DEN
Delta
$40
Delta
9:56 am - 1:12 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 16m
LAX - DEN
Spirit Airlines
$47
BudgetAir
3:29 pm - 6:58 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 29m
OAK - DEN
Frontier
$48
Expedia

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Denver

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Denver 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 California and Denver 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to Denver Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to Denver Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from California to Denver Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Frontier, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Denver from California?

Located just 18.5 mi from the city center, Denver Intl (DEN) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Denver from California.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Denver for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $65.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Denver under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Denver is less than $65.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Denver?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from California to Denver Intl was viewed by 816 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Denver?

Before booking your flight from California to Denver check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from California to Denver?

While some choose either San Francisco - Denver Intl or Ontario - Denver Intl, Los Angeles - Denver Intl is the most popular route from California to Denver.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Denver?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Denver? While on average our users pay $355, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $50. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Denver Intl), is priced around $46.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Denver?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to Denver are Fiji Airways (100%), Copa Airlines (100%) and Cathay Pacific (100%).

How long is the flight from California to Denver?

United Airlines and Frontier can get you from California to Denver in just under 2h 08m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($53), Frontier ($55), and Delta ($79) offers the cheapest pricing from California to Denver.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $28. Users have also found prices from $30 and $40 on Spirit Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

Departure points for flights from California to Denver

Select to see more specific information for flights to Denver from all departure points in California.

Destination information for Denver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Denver.
Flight duration
2h 25m
Average temperature for May in Denver
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Denver
1.9 ″

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing Denver

Top 7 airlines flying from California to Denver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Denver 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
$58 $170 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$53 $171 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$58 $180 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$57 $190 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$85 $259 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $284 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$68 $369 No cancel fee 63%
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