The flight time from Tampa to Denver is 3 hours, 50 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 1 minute early.
12 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 27 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DEN Denver, CO 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Denver is 3 hours, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to Denver is 1506 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Denver to Tampa
3 hours, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 47m
3h 51m
3h 55m
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



1506 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from Denver by plane?

The distance from Tampa to Denver by plane is 1506 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Tampa to Denver?

The flight time from Tampa to Denver is 3 hours, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 27 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 3 hours, 47 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 55 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Denver?

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

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to Denver?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Tampa (TPA) to Denver (DEN). On average, they have 24 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 Tampa 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 207 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Denver 5 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 Tampa to Denver, Southwest is 78% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 87% 12% 1%
Southwest 78% 18% 4%
Frontier 78% 21% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa 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 11 207 7 227
United 13 207 8 231
Frontier 14 206 11 235

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
12pm 0.65
8pm 0.64
9pm 0.34
6pm 0.26
3pm 0.1
5pm 0.31
8am 1.04
7pm 0.27
10pm 0.09
6am 0.68
10am 0.49
4pm 1.28
1pm 0.15
7am 0.01
9am 0.35
5am 0.05
11am 0.28
2pm 0.15

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 241
February 158
March 226
April 222
May 233
June 237
July 242
August 242
September 198
October 205
November 223
December 248

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 7.79
Tuesday 7.27
Wednesday 7.23
Thursday 7.56
Friday 7.62
Saturday 6.71
Sunday 7.27

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 0
United 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
12pm 13 210 7 232
8pm 13 201 10 227
9pm 14 210 9 237
6pm 10 207 8 229
3pm 11 211 7 230
5pm 13 212 8 234
8am 13 206 9 230
7pm 13 207 10 234
10pm 8 207 7 222
6am 11 203 7 220
10am 12 207 7 228
4pm 13 208 8 233
1pm 10 212 7 236
7am 10 213 6 230
9am 10 210 7 230
5am 10 215 6 233
11am 12 198 8 221
2pm 13 204 7 230
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.