The flight time from New York to Denver is 4 hours, 16 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY on time.
21 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 44 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 13 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 3m
4h 13m
4h 16m
4h 20m
4h 21m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Reverse Journey

3 hours, 36 minutes

Flights Per Week



1620 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


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 New York on time
Taxi Out Time 21 minutes
In the Air 224 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Denver 13 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 10 minutes. For example, from New York to Denver, Frontier is 64% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 64% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 88% 10% 2%
Delta 83% 16% 1%
Southwest 80% 18% 2%
JetBlue 71% 28% 1%
Frontier 64% 33% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York 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
Frontier 15 214 9 243
United 18 224 8 253
Southwest 21 225 7 256
JetBlue 27 223 7 260
Delta 24 225 8 261

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
6am 0.79
7am 1.05
8am 3.17
9am 0.49
12pm 0.87
2pm 0.86
3pm 0.29
4pm 0.32
5pm 1.01
6pm 1.84
7pm 0.31
8pm 1.12
10pm 0.62

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 345
February 343
March 398
April 380
May 410
June 419
July 462
August 442
September 394
October 402
November 382
December 355

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 13.6
Tuesday 13.3
Wednesday 13.4
Thursday 13.6
Friday 13.6
Saturday 10.9
Sunday 12.5

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 37
Delta 28
Southwest 13
JetBlue 8
Frontier 4

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
6am 14 222 7 245
7am 14 224 11 253
8am 22 224 8 258
9am 20 222 8 253
12pm 23 222 7 255
2pm 21 224 7 256
3pm 20 229 8 261
4pm 19 226 7 256
5pm 23 225 7 258
6pm 24 225 8 260
7pm 32 221 7 263
8pm 29 224 7 261
10pm 15 214 9 243
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.