Cheap Flights from Houston to Denver International in 2019

Flight information Houston to Denver International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 873 miles

2h 21min

Most popular airline last month


Denver International

1 airport

You’ll fly about 880 miles from Houston’s desert landscapes to the Rocky Mountain high of Denver, Colorado. If you catch a direct flight, you can make the trip with just under two and a half hours in the air.


United dominates the market on nonstop flights from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IHA) to Denver International (DEN), with more than 80 options to choose from every week. Frontier and Spirit airlines also have many affordable direct services on this route. It’s also possible to get one of Southwest’s many nonstop flights from Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Denver International (DEN).


Making your way to Houston’s Airports


George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IHA) is the area’s biggest airport, made up of five giant terminals. It’s possible to travel between all of the terminals without having to pass through security again, which can be a lifesaver. Terminals A, B, and C are connected by a free bus service, and Terminals B through E are also linked by the imaginatively named TerminaLink train. There is free WiFi in all of the terminals, and pet relief areas for any furry travelers.


Drivers heading to the airport will want at least an hour to travel from downtown Houston to this airport, and if you’re approaching rush hour, all bets are off. You can opt for public transportation instead: METRO bus route 102 is an economical option, with tickets costing only $1.25.


William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is small and convenient, only 10 miles from downtown. If you’re not fighting traffic it’s possible to make the trip in about 20 minutes. If you want to take the bus, METRO route 88 serves HOU. The airport has just one terminal, and the layout is clear and simple. As an additional bonus, flights from HOU are often cheaper. Hobby has free wifi available throughout the airport, and two pet relief areas.


Arriving in Denver


Beautiful Denver’s main attraction is its outdoor lifestyle. The mountains which surround the city are magnets for anyone who likes to ski, hike, or just lose themselves in the splendor of nature. In the city itself, it’s clear that a devotion to arts and culture has paid off handsomely.


Denver enjoys the percentage of arts spending per capita in America, and creativity blossoms in the city’s dozens of galleries, performing arts spaces, and museums. This is a wonderfully bikeable place, so if you have the energy, try the fun and historical “Bikealope Tour.” Denver is also one of the country’s top beer towns, so make sure to stop by one of the many microbreweries for a refreshing pint.


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