The flight time from New York to Denver is 4 hours, 20 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 1 minute early.
22 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 46 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
88%
Delta
79%
JetBlue
74%
Southwest
73%
Frontier
63%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Time By Airline ?

Frontier
4h 5m
United
4h 15m
Southwest
4h 20m
JetBlue
4h 27m
Delta
4h 28m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM01234

Reverse Journey

3 hours, 35 minutes

Flights Per Week

98

Distance

1620 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0100200300400500

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun051015

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
40
Delta
31
Southwest
15
JetBlue
8
Frontier
5

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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 22 minutes
In the Air 226 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Denver 10 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 63% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 63% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 88% 11% 1%
Delta 79% 20% 1%
JetBlue 74% 25% 1%
Southwest 73% 25% 2%
Frontier 63% 33% 4%

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Frontier 15 218 9 245
United 18 225 8 255
Southwest 23 228 7 260
JetBlue 29 226 7 267
Delta 26 228 9 268

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 1.07
8am 3.12
9am 0.76
10am 0.25
12pm 0.96
2pm 0.9
3pm 0.18
4pm 0.46
5pm 1.14
6pm 1.64
7pm 0.64
8pm 1.15
10pm 0.84

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 388
February 345
March 418
April 399
May 428
June 491
July 528
August 515
September 394
October 402
November 382
December 416

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 14.7
Tuesday 13.8
Wednesday 14.5
Thursday 15
Friday 14.8
Saturday 11.3
Sunday 14.1

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 40
Delta 31
Southwest 15
JetBlue 8
Frontier 5

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)
6am 14 225 7 249
7am 14 227 10 254
8am 24 228 8 264
9am 24 221 7 255
10am 27 219 7 254
12pm 21 225 7 256
2pm 17 227 8 254
3pm 19 239 9 270
4pm 30 230 8 273
5pm 24 230 7 265
6pm 25 227 8 264
7pm 34 227 7 272
8pm 31 228 7 269
10pm 15 218 9 244
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.