The flight time from Cleveland to Denver is 3 hours, 11 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLE Cleveland, OH 5 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 50 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Cleveland to Denver is 3 hours, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 50 minutes.

The flight distance from Cleveland to Denver is 1201 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Cleveland
2 hours, 41 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 5m
3h 11m
3h 16m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1201 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Cleveland from Denver by plane?

The distance from Cleveland to Denver by plane is 1201 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Cleveland to Denver?

The flight time from Cleveland to Denver is 3 hours, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 50 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 3 hours, 5 minutes, and United the slowest taking 3 hours, 16 minutes.

What airlines fly from Cleveland to Denver?

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

Does Southwest fly from Cleveland to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 9 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 Cleveland 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 170 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Denver 12 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 Cleveland to Denver, Southwest is 93% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 93% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 93% 2% 5%
Frontier 92% 7% 1%
United 87% 7% 6%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Cleveland 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 8 169 6 185
Frontier 12 166 10 191
United 12 173 8 196

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
1pm 0.01
8pm 0.03
8am 0.07
10pm 0.01
6am 0.12
11am 0.3
7am 0.45
3pm 0.08
4pm 0.67
2pm 0.24
5pm 0.26
10am 0.45
7pm 0.26
11pm 0.01
9am 0.39
12pm 0.03
9pm 0.03
6pm 0.28

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland 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 135
February 125
March 163
April 82
May 15
June 73
July 112
August 155
September 142
October 137
November 134
December 140

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland 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 3.9
Tuesday 3.96
Wednesday 3.52
Thursday 3.92
Friday 3.9
Saturday 3.87
Sunday 4.1

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
United 0
Southwest 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
1pm 11 167 9 188
8pm 9 161 10 186
8am 11 178 9 203
10pm 18 181 8 208
6am 10 170 7 186
11am 11 174 7 194
7am 11 168 7 188
3pm 10 171 10 193
4pm 11 173 8 195
2pm 10 168 7 186
5pm 12 165 8 187
10am 10 172 7 194
7pm 10 172 8 194
11pm 28 176 13 218
9am 12 169 8 192
12pm 10 163 7 181
9pm 14 163 13 189
6pm 10 167 8 186
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.