The flight time from Austin to Denver is 2 hours, 8 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves AUS Austin, TX 2 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 48 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Austin to Denver is 2 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes.

The flight distance from Austin to Denver is 775 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Austin
2 hours, 1 minute

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 6m
2h 8m
2h 10m
2h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



775 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Austin from Denver by plane?

The distance from Austin to Denver by plane is 775 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Austin to Denver?

The flight time from Austin to Denver is 2 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 6 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 15 minutes.

What airlines fly from Austin to Denver?

Spirit, United, Southwest, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Austin to Denver.

Does Southwest fly from Austin to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Austin (AUS) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 37 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Austin 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 108 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Denver 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Austin to Denver, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 86% 12% 2%
Spirit 85% 13% 2%
Frontier 84% 15% 1%
United 84% 15% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Austin and Denver, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 11 108 6 126
Spirit 13 107 8 128
United 13 108 7 130
Frontier 13 108 11 135

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
2pm 0.3
10pm 0.4
12pm 0.59
1pm 0.66
9pm 0.16
7am 1.01
5pm 0.16
5am 1.18
8am 0.16
7pm 1.19
3pm 0.64
9am 0.53
10am 0.77
6am 0.67
11am 1.27
6pm 0.19
8pm 0.45
4pm 0.95

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Denver that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 281
February 284
March 352
April 353
May 364
June 366
July 380
August 369
September 356
October 376
November 350
December 358

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Denver that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 12.17
Tuesday 11.5
Wednesday 12.06
Thursday 12.17
Friday 12.12
Saturday 8.79
Sunday 11.75

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Southwest 1
United 1
Spirit 0
Frontier 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
2pm 12 108 8 131
10pm 10 108 6 126
12pm 12 106 7 127
1pm 11 109 7 129
9pm 11 108 5 124
7am 13 107 7 130
5pm 10 109 6 126
5am 12 108 7 129
8am 11 109 6 127
7pm 12 109 7 130
3pm 12 108 7 128
9am 10 107 7 125
10am 12 106 8 126
6am 12 107 7 128
11am 12 107 7 127
6pm 11 112 7 130
8pm 13 108 7 128
4pm 13 110 8 134
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.