Cheap flights from Washington to Denver (WAS - DEN)

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The best prices from Washington to Denver are usually found in January or September, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Denver (DEN)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to DEN flight in 2021: compare Washington to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.
WAS - DEN
Price
$174 - $297
DEN
Temperature
44.6 - 89.6 °F
DEN
Rainfall
0.5 - 2.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$174

From Washington to Denver

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Washington to Denver

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 Washington to Denver?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Washington to Denver. 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 Denver.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Denver from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $98 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $36. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Denver (WAS - DEN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington to Denver in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Denver in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to DEN flights for May, June
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Denver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from Washington found for this year
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Denver from Washington

Save time with Washington to Denver direct flight deals
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to Denver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Denver from Washington, departing today and this week
20 May - 22 May
$117pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 May - 21 May
$133pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
18 May - 21 May
$134pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Denver from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Denver
11:49 am - 8:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 16m
BWI - DEN
Multiple Airlines
$69
Kiwi.com
11:49 am - 6:30 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
32h 41m
BWI - DEN
Frontier
$78
Kiwi.com
12:58 pm - 6:54 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 56m
BWI - DEN
Spirit Airlines
$79
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> to <span class="emphasized">Denver</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Denver

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Frontier, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Washington to Denver Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

If you book a flight to Denver from Washington, you will be flying to Denver Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Denver Intl (DEN) is located 18.5 mi from the center of Denver. There are 18 flights from Washington to Denver Intl per day from 7 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Denver for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $97.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Denver under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Denver is less than $103.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Denver?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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

8 flight departures from Washington to Denver Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Denver?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Denver is generally the same as in Washington. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Washington to Denver?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Washington to Denver in just under 3h 48m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 1457 mi between Washington and Denver. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $82, was found to be the cheapest airline from Washington to Denver. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. These flights start at 60% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington to Denver are Spirit Airlines ($40) and Frontier ($48).

Destination information for Denver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Denver.
Flight duration
3h 45m
Average temperature for May in Denver
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Denver
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Denver

Top 6 airlines flying from Washington to Denver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Spirit Airlines
$53 $167 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$63 $213 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$85 $229 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$156 $262 No cancel fee 63%
Delta
$107 $270 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$108 $333 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Denver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Denver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 47% of WAS to DEN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of WAS to DEN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of WAS to DEN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to DEN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Denver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Denver.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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