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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Minneapolis TO Denver

Minneapolis (MSP) to Denver (DEN)

Typically, flights to Denver from Minneapolis are cheaper when flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Denver Intl, which has an average price of $116

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO DENVER FROM MINNEAPOLISAugust39% cheaperFlying from Minneapolis to Denver costs on average just $71 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO DENVER FROM MINNEAPOLISFebruary32% more expensiveIt costs about $154 for flights to Denver from Minneapolis in February
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO DENVER FROM MINNEAPOLISOctober194% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Denver from Minneapolis in October than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Denver?

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Denver is a year-round fun city, so there is never a ‘bad’ time to visit. Summers here are pleasantly warm, but never grueling hot and the nights are always cool and refreshing. Winters are mild, which is why the cafes and shopping malls continue to offer outdoor seating throughout the year. If you are an avid skier ready to take on the slopes of Colorado, the best time to visit is from late November to the end of March. This gives the slopes enough time to develop ample snow pack, and the fresh powder builds up and begs to be tackled. If you are more the summer activity type, and you want to enjoy the river rafting, biking, and hiking of the Denver area, then May to October offers ideal temperatures and plenty of sunlight into the evening. Denver does get a surge of travelers for skiing season and summer activities. So, if you want to avoid the crowds and enjoy the city with more space and less crowds, as well as avoid the high season prices, the best time for travel would be between April and May or September to October.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Denver?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Denver from Tyler for $50. This is 93% cheaper than most flight deals to Denver. To find the cheapest price to Denver from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Denver?

The cheapest month to fly to Denver from United States is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $196, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Denver in August, then you should wait until July to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $221.

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

The best time to book a flight to Denver from United States is 20 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $257. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $61.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Denver?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Denver is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $242. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. The most expensive day to fly to Denver is Monday, with ticket prices averaging around $267.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Denver?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Denver is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $229. Flights at noon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $295.

Is there a good place to hike near Denver?

Locals of Denver and tourists both agree that Pikes Peak is a great place to go for a hike and to take in the scenery the area has to offer. Trails like Bear Lake Trailhead are often visited by people spending time in Denver, especially when the weather begins to warm up a bit and the chance of rain subsides. The months of March, April, and October seem to be the most ideal times to visit Denver if you’re looking to fully experience hiking a mountain and walking a beautiful nature trail. Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Denver for May, June, and September, when they can visit Civic Center Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

When are the weather conditions best for skiing in Denver?

Most people head to the ski mountains during January, when the chance of fresh snow and ideal temperatures are most likely. Ski mountains such as Vail Ski Area are very popular in Denver. Many momondo users planning trips to multiple ski mountains or resorts in the Denver area will check out Breckenridge Ski Resort as well.

Is there an alternative airport near Denver?

Those flying to Denver could potentially find better pricing at Denver Intl Airport (18 mi from Denver city center), Loveland Northern Colorado Airport (49 mi from Denver city center), Colorado Springs Airport (66 mi from Denver city center) or Cheyenne Airport (98 mi from Denver city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Denver?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Denver is Denver Arapahoe Co Airport where the average price is $426pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Denver?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Denver.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Denver at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Denver Intl flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Denver Intl found recently by users on momondo
Spirit Airlines
Aug 3
LAX7:15 amLos Angeles
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DEN9:36 amDenver Intl
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DEN8:01 amDenver Intl
2h 24m
LAX10:25 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 20
LAX10:21 amLos Angeles
2h 22m
DEN12:43 pmDenver Intl
Aug 22
DEN8:01 amDenver Intl
2h 24m
LAX10:25 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 20
LAX10:21 amLos Angeles
2h 22m
DEN12:43 pmDenver Intl
Aug 23
DEN8:01 amDenver Intl
2h 24m
LAX10:25 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 24
LAX10:21 amLos Angeles
2h 22m
DEN12:43 pmDenver Intl
Aug 28
DEN7:00 amDenver Intl
2h 27m
LAX9:27 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 16
LAX10:21 amLos Angeles
2h 22m
DEN12:43 pmDenver Intl
Aug 21
DEN7:00 amDenver Intl
2h 27m
LAX9:27 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Aug 17
LAX8:38 pmLos Angeles
2h 32m
DEN11:10 pmDenver Intl
Aug 21
DEN7:00 amDenver Intl
2h 27m
LAX9:27 amLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Denver Intl

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Spirit Airlines
Jul 27
LAX7:15 amLos Angeles
2h 21m
DEN9:36 amDenver Intl
Spirit Airlines
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LAX10:08 amLos Angeles
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DEN12:30 pmDenver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Aug 18
LAX10:21 amLos Angeles
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DEN12:43 pmDenver Intl

Which airlines fly to Denver?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Denver

Domestic flights to and from Denver International Airport (DIA) include Delta, United, Great Lakes Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and American Airlines. For international travelers, the best airlines to Denver include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, British Airways, Frontier, Lufthansa, and Volaris, running daily. Most offer round-trip and direct flight options too. Curbside check-in is available for American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and United at DIA.


How to get from the airport to Denver city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Denver along with the distance from the city center

The airport rail goes from the airport to Denver Union Station, and it takes approximately 37 minutes with a $9 – $13 USD fee. The cost depends on which way you are going and from which terminal. There are also taxi cabs at the loading and unloading areas as well as the airport shuttle, which take you straight to the downtown city center in 25 minutes. If you prefer public transportation, you have five bus routes that frequent the airport through SkyRide. Of course, there is also the option of ride-share services, like Lyft and Uber. It is definitely worth checking for deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Denver

Most frequently searched flights to Denver along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Minneapolis to Denver Flights
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Miami to Denver Flights
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San Francisco to Denver Flights
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Charlotte to Denver Flights
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Boston to Denver Flights
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Philadelphia to Denver Flights
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Washington to Denver Flights
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How to get around in Denver?

The light rail has 6 lines that service 46 stations throughout the city. They run from 4:00 am – 2:00 am. A one-way trip costs from $2.25 – $5 USD depending on the station you are traveling to. If you plan to use the rail a lot during your visit, consider purchasing a day pass or multi-ride ticket to save money. The Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) bus network is well connected throughout the city, and some buses run 24 hours per day with 125 different routes. Prices are like the rail and cost $2.25 – $5 USD depending on distance. RTD also offers a free ride that is known as the Mallride. It runs from the 16th Street Mall to downtown Denver and into LoDo (Lower Downtown Denver). The buses come every few minutes and run from 5:00 am – 1:30 am with a stop at almost every corner between the 3 points. Taxis are the most expensive option, with the cab’s meter starting at $2.50 USD and each mile costing an additional $2.50 USD after that. Extra passengers will cost $1 USD per person too.

From May to October, you can catch the Platte Valley Trolley, which takes you on the Riverfront sightseeing tour through South Platte River out of Confluence Park, to the Children’s Museum, past the downtown aquarium and Elitch Gardens. One ride is $5 USD for adults, $2 USD for children. The Trolley is available during the weekends starting on Friday and goes from noon to 3:30 pm coming every 30 minutes. An attractive option from spring into early fall are bike rentals. There are numerous bike paths and trails throughout the city, and using the Denver bike share program, known as B-Cycle, you will have access to 80 stations and over 800 bicycles throughout the city. It only costs $9 USD for a 24-hour pass, and you receive unlimited trips of 30 minutes per trip.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Denver?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Denver

Things to do and places of interest in Denver

Denver is home to museums, galleries, restaurants, and numerous activities. Just a few of the big attractions you can see while you visit Denver include:

For Sports Fans

Catch a game at Coors Field or the Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Families

Keep your kids entertained by visiting one of the many family hotspots like the Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Downtown Aquarium (featuring over 500 species), the Children’s Museum of Denver, Dinosaur Ridge, Butterfly Pavilion, and the Denver Firefighters’ Museum.

Historical Sites

No trip to Denver is complete without stopping by the house of Molly Brown, a famous Titanic survivor who earned the name “Unsinkable Molly. You can also visit the Denver US Mint location for free, where more than 5 million coins are minted each year.

Live Music

See if any events are going on at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre.

Food, Wine, and Local Brews

Larimer Square is a good place to start for local beers and cuisines. The famous Coors Brewery is open for tours and tastings too.

Shopping

Do not forget to stop in at Rockmount Ranch Wear to find your Colorado-ready Western-style attire.

Tips and tricks for visiting Denver

Bring Your Sunscreen

While visiting, do not forget to apply your sunscreen. With the higher altitude, you are exposed to much more sun in Denver than your skin might be used to.

Prepare for Altitude Adjustments

Denver is known as the Mile High City because it is a mile above sea level. However, if you are not used to such a high altitude, you may notice symptoms of altitude sickness on your first few days in the city.


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