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Fares from $39 One Way, $75 Round Trip from Denver to Chicago

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $39 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Chicago from Denver

Flights from Denver to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Denver to Chicago?

No less than 4 airlines have nonstop services from Denver, CO Airport (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), so you won't need to stress about changing planes or missing your connection. Leading carriers include:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Denver to Chicago?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 24 minutes. If you're of the opinion that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Denver, CO Airport (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What airlines fly from Denver to Chicago most frequently?

We all have our preferences when it comes to airlines, and you have a good variety when jetting off from Denver to Chicago. These top carriers fly this route most frequently: United Airlines - (UA) with 195 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 82 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 39 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 33 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Denver to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeDEN
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance886 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Austrian, Aer Lingus, SWISS, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Turkish Airlines, SAS, Volaris, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival9:08PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:05AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 21, 2020

They had to replace sick pilot, right before we left, I was concerned because of tight connection in Chicago, but they managed it with just a few minutes delay and I made my connection.

Feb 14, 2020

I was impressed all around.

Feb 12, 2020

Low ticket prices but the baggage and seat fees were too expensive. No on board complementary beverages or snacks

Feb 12, 2020

It was very helpful to get a text with a map to my next gate from United.

Jan 25, 2020

Everything was great thanks

Jan 13, 2020

Weather was difficult that evening. Pilots and attendants were are professional, kind and efficient. Thank you.

Jan 4, 2020

Seats need power

Dec 16, 2019

Depart delay 3 hours due to mechanical issue, finally assigned to a different aircraft. That decision took too long.

Dec 12, 2019

wish i wason wish the express jet was the whole flight more leg room than yhe larger plane from ord to denver

Dec 6, 2019

No I’m happy with the service

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Denver Airport Information

When you are looking for flights from Denver, use Orbitz.com to find the best deals among most of the major air passenger carriers. You will fly out of the Denver International Airport, which is approximately 28 miles east of Denver's downtown area. The trip should take you 35 to 40 minutes, but be sure to leave yourself extra time if you are heading out during rush hour.

Airport Parking in Denver

You will have several parking choices once you reach the Denver airport. There are two long-term garages on each side of the airport, which charge a daily rate of $21. These are located just outside the terminals. The two economy lots only charge $11 per day, and they offer free shuttle service from your car to the terminals. The Pikes Peak Shuttle Lot is located on East 75th Avenue, and charges a mere $7 per day for parking. Shuttle service runs every 10 minutes to the terminals. If you have purchased your air ticket from Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough to warrant using the airport's valet parking service, which costs $30 per day.

Ground Transportation in Denver

If you're not taking much luggage with you, you might want to consider taking the RTD public bus to the airport. There are also several private car and limousine services that will get you there on time. Expect a taxi from the downtown area to the airport to cost you between $60 and $70.

Restaurants in the Denver Airport

The Denver airport has plenty of amenities, so you don't have to worry about stopping for coffee on your way to the airport. Each terminal has a wide selection of eateries from fast food to fine wine and full sit-down meals. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com the next time you are looking for the best flights from Denver International Airport.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.