Cheap Flight Deals From Raleigh (RDU) to Denver (DEN) Starting at $82

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Airfares from $82 One Way, $164 Round Trip from Raleigh to Denver

Prices starting at $164 for return flights and $82 for one-way flights to Denver 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 Denver from Raleigh

Route Information for Flights from Raleigh to Denver

Origin Airport IATA Code RDU
Destination Airport IATA Code DEN
Distance 1433 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:30AM UTC

Flying from Raleigh to Denver

Cheap Flights from Raleigh

Searching for cheap flights from Raleigh is simple with Orbitz.com. If travelers are working with a fixed budget, they can find affordable flights by checking the airfares of multiple airlines all at once. Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) offers direct flights to at least 40 domestic and international destinations on a daily basis. Airlines include American Airlines, Delta Airlines, jetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and a number of others. The airport is located approximately 15 miles from downtown Raleigh at 2400 West Terminal Blvd. in Morrisville, NC. Use the Orbitz.com trip planner feature to help you figure out the detail of your visit to this airport.

Airport Parking Information

RDU offers a number of parking options to travelers, including both hourly and daily parking. Hourly parking rates are $1 per hour, with a $24 daily maximum. The daily parking rate is $2 per hour with a $12 per day maximum. Travelers also have the option to use Park & Ride which is just $6 a day.

Airport Transportation Information

There are a variety of transportation options to choose from at this airport. Passengers can choose from taxi and limousine services, as well as shuttle buses and rental cars. There are also transportation connections with the local train and bus stations in the area. The Triangle Transit bus system operates from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and costs $2 per trip.

RDU Restaurant Options

There are numerous dining options available to RDU passengers. The airport has restaurants that include seafood, sandwiches, burgers, fries, pastries, salads and much more. Among the many dining options available in Terminal 2 is the Five Guys restaurant. Five Guys specializes in freshly made burgers and fries and is open from 5 a.m. until the last flight. Other dining options in this terminal include Brueger's Bagel, 42nd Street Oyster Bar and California Pizza Kitchen. AJ's Tavern in Terminal 1 is also open from 5 a.m. until the last flight. This restaurant has a variety of sandwiches, salads and drinks on its menu. Other Terminal 1 restaurants include Cinnabon, Carvel, Starbucks and Green Leaf's. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip and find you the best cheap flights from Raleigh.

Denver Airport Information

Many of the major domestic and international carriers offer relatively cheap flights to Denver International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Denver area. The airport is roughly 28 miles east of downtown Denver and a little over an hour from the closest major ski resort. Whether you're coming into town on business or for a ski vacation, be sure to use Orbitz.com to reserve your flights and hotel.

Ground Transportation in Denver

The RTD bus is the primary means of public transportation in and around Denver, so most visitors use a private car service, share-a-ride shuttle or taxi to get into town. Many of the large hotels also offer free shuttle service to and from the Denver airport, and there are chartered shuttles and buses to take you to the outlying ski resorts. A cab from the airport to the downtown area will cost you between $60 and $70, so you might be better off using Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your low-fare ticket purchase.

Denver Area Weather Information

The summer months are mild in Denver, with average temperatures ranging from the low 60s to the mid-80s. The average winter temperatures in Denver range from the teens to the low 40s, and you can expect anywhere from 22 to 61 inches of snow each season. Layer your clothes in the summer to accommodate mild and warm temperatures, but be sure to bundle up in the winter.

What to Do in Denver

Although the city has its share of high-end eateries, historic landmarks, museums and shopping venues, the Denver lifestyle is all about the great outdoors. Denver has more than 4,000 acres of traditional parks and 14,000 acres of mountain parks to keep outdoor enthusiasts engaged. Enjoy your stay, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Denver for your next Colorado vacation.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Raleigh to Denver now?
If you’re wondering about quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Raleigh to Denver, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Raleigh to Denver?
There are 3 airlines that fly nonstop from Raleigh–Durham Airport to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), so get ready to click that beautiful “book” button. One of these popular carriers will have your ideal flight:

  • United Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Raleigh to Denver?
The quickest flight time from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to Colorado Springs, CO (COS) is 4 hours and 30 minutes, which gives you lots of time to enjoy a drink or get absorbed in a good book.
What airlines fly from Raleigh to Denver most frequently?
Consider booking a flight with United Airlines (UA), which frequently services this route. This airline operates 60 flights each month between Raleigh–Durham Airport and Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.). Southwest Airlines (WN) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 47 flights per month between Raleigh and Denver, it’s another quality airline to look into.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Denver?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Denver have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Denver with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Denver without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.