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Fares from $18 One Way, $35 Round Trip from Rockford to Denver

Prices starting at $35 for return flights and $18 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 Rockford

Route Information for Flights from Rockford to Denver

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeDEN
Distance886 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, Austrian, Aer Lingus, SWISS, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, SAS, Volaris, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival2:44PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:28AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 19, 2020

Very nice flight. Seating is a little tight but I’m not that big 😉.

Feb 17, 2020

No space for normal size people, knees against front seat.

Feb 3, 2020

The flight was smooth, we took off on time. All good things!

Jan 6, 2020

It is unclear why someone who is seated in the very last row is in the last group to board. By the time the people in the back get to their seats, there is often no room overhead for bags. This makes no sense. There was no entertainment on our flight, wish there was. Lastly, two legs of trip, one from Denver to Chicago and back. The trip out was horrible, seating was very uncomfortable, too close quarters, trip coming back was awesome, seating was roomy.

Dec 24, 2019

Terminal 5 is awful. Slow security. No Restaurant s no snack shops. Long walk to get to security and then to the gate. Will try avoid using Frontier because they are on terminal 5

Dec 18, 2019

The crew were very good

Nov 26, 2019

Flight was on time! That’s a miracle!

Nov 15, 2019

Liked the extra legroom in the main cabin!

Nov 1, 2019

Gate agent at ORD not friendly

Oct 1, 2019

It was crowded and not able to adjust seat.......

Plan Your Trip from Rockford to Denver

Chicago Rockford International Airport

If you are interested in flights from Rockford, Illinois, Orbitz.com has deals on tickets for airlines flying out of Chicago Rockford International Airport, such as Allegiant and Frontier. The airport is located off of IL-2, just a couple of miles south of downtown Rockford.

Parking at the Airport

One of the benefits of flying out of Chicago Rockford International Airport is the free parking. All parking at the airport's five on-site parking lots is free. Four lots are directly in front of the terminal door and one is across the street, placing all five lots within walking distance. Luggage carts are available in each lot.

Getting to the Airport

The local bus service is the Rockford Mass Transit District, which offers hourly stops at Chicago Rockford International Airport. Shuttle service, taxi cabs, and limousine services are all available as well. Arrange your transportation for these services ahead of time to minimize your wait. You can check flight departure times on your air ticket or Orbitz.com to make sure you arrive at the airport in time.

Dining at the Airport

Chicago Rockford International Airport has an airport café where passengers waiting for flights from Rockford can have a drink or quick bite to eat before takeoff. There is an eating area located on the lower level near the luggage area, as well as a beverage area located on the upper level by the passenger waiting lounge.

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.

Flights from Rockford to Denver - Frequently Asked Questions

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.