Chicago to Denver flight duration

What is the flight duration from Chicago to Denver?

On average there are 16 flights flying direct each day from Chicago to Denver. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
MDW
Arrive
DEN

Average direct flight time is 2 hours 39 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Chicago (MDW) to Denver (DEN) has a duration of 2 hours 32 minutes.

A distance of 918 miles / 1,478 km.

Related: Return journey Denver to Chicago flight duration

Chicago to Denver flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 2 hours 39 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 2 hours 32 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 16

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Chicago to Denver is 2 hours 39 minutes
  • Distance from Chicago to Denver is 918 miles / 1,478 km
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)
  • Denver is served by 1 airports Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • The currency in Denver, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Chicago, United States and Denver, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 2 hours 39 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Chicago O'Hare International to Denver International
Flying with Spirit Airlines
2 hours 41 minutes
Chicago O'Hare International to Denver International
Flying with United
2 hours 40 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Chicago to Denver flight time via Minneapolis St Paul | MDW to DEN via MSP

carrier logo Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul
1 hours 29 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
carrier logo Minneapolis St Paul to Denver
2 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 14 minutes

Chicago to Denver flight time via Houston George Bush Intercntl. | MDW to DEN via IAH

carrier logo Chicago to Houston George Bush Intercntl.
2 hours 34 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 32 minutes
carrier logo Houston George Bush Intercntl. to Denver
2 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 31 minutes

Chicago to Denver flight time via Port Columbus | MDW to DEN via CMH

carrier logo Chicago to Port Columbus
1 hours 26 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
40 minutes
carrier logo Port Columbus to Denver
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 16 minutes

Airlines flying between Chicago and Denver

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Chicago and Denver

Norwegian
Norwegian
Austrian Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Brussels Airlines
WestJet
WestJet

Chicago & Denver local time and timezones

Denver, United States time is 1 hours behind Chicago, United States

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
07:55 Wed, 11 Dec, 2019,
Chicago Timezone: CST (-06:00)

Date and time in Denver, United States:
06:55 Wed, 11 Dec, 2019,
Denver Timezone: MST (-07:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Chicago and Denver

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Chicago and Denver

Chicago to Denver jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from Chicago to Denver

The average prices of flights throughout the year. Data compiled from major airlines flying this route.

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