Cheap Flights from Chicago (MDW) to Denver (DEN)

Flight information Chicago Midway to Denver International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airline


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 894 miles

2h 30min

Most popular airline last month

Southwest Airlines

Denver International

1 airport

Flight Information

Chicago and Denver are both major hubs for intra-U.S. air traffic; the route between the two cities is thus a common one for travelers. There are many airlines that one can use to make the trek from Chicago's Midway International Airport to Denver International Airport:

  • Southwest Airlines offers the most options by far of any airline, with direct flights to Denver departing throughout the day every day of the week.
  • Delta Air Lines offers flights with one connection. Layovers usually occur in Atlanta, Detroit or Minneapolis-Saint Paul.

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Flights depart from Midway's Terminals A and B. The entrance of both terminals, situated right after the security checkpoint, boast a cafe, bar and restaurants, along with plenty of shopping options. Within the terminals are plenty of restrooms and shops selling reading material for your flight.

Be sure to bring photo identification such as a driver's license, state I.D. card or passport for your flight. It is recommended to reach the airport two hours before boarding time to ensure that you have enough time to pass through security and reach the gate for your flight.

Destination Comparison

Denver, being in the Mountain Time Zone, is one hour behind Chicago, which is in the Central Time Zone. Denver tends to be slightly colder than Chicago and recieves less precipitation; however, Denver and its surrounding suburbs are more prone to hailstorms and tornadoes.

Prices between the two cities are quite similar, with Denver perhaps being slightly cheaper than Chicago overall. The average cost of an inexpensive meal for one in Denver is $15, while a meal for two at a good restaurant may run you $50.

A taxi from Denver International to downtown is around $56; alternatively, you may take the A Line from the airport to any stop along Denver's Light Rail system for $9. Looking to rent a car instead? Check out our Car Rental Search for the best prices.

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Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.