The flight time from El Paso to Denver is 1 hour, 52 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ELP El Paso, TX 4 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 26 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
84%
Frontier
84%
United
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from El Paso to Denver is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 26 minutes.

The flight distance from El Paso to Denver is 563 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to El Paso
1 hour, 49 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 39m
Frontier
1h 49m
United
1h 55m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

37

Distance

563 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
27
Southwest
6
Frontier
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is El Paso from Denver by plane?

The distance from El Paso to Denver by plane is 563 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from El Paso to Denver?

The flight time from El Paso to Denver is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 26 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 39 minutes, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 55 minutes.

What airlines fly from El Paso to Denver?

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

Does Southwest fly from El Paso to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from El Paso (ELP) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 6 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 El Paso 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 86 minutes
Taxiing In 8 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 El Paso to Denver, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 84% 14% 2%
Frontier 84% 15% 1%
United 80% 18% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between El Paso 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 81 6 99
Frontier 14 83 10 109
United 17 88 9 115

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
11am 0.11
1pm 0.63
12pm 0.93
6pm 0.81
2pm 0.12
9am 0.01
7am 0.2
3pm 0.05
4pm 0.5
10am 0.63
8am 0.29
6am 0.84
7pm 0.01
5pm 0.12

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from El Paso 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 163
February 144
March 159
April 153
May 157
June 150
July 156
August 177
September 196
October 173
November 157
December 165

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from El Paso 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 5.54
Tuesday 5
Wednesday 5.71
Thursday 5.19
Friday 5.46
Saturday 5.38
Sunday 5.21

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 1
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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
11am 12 82 7 104
1pm 16 87 8 112
12pm 15 84 8 109
6pm 15 87 8 112
2pm 17 91 6 118
9am 6 75 8 89
7am 13 86 7 111
3pm 11 80 5 96
4pm 15 87 9 112
10am 16 84 7 109
8am 17 88 8 116
6am 18 89 10 117
7pm 17 76 16 110
5pm 15 91 10 117
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.