Flights From Vancouver To Denver (YVR to DEN)
The Denver International Airport is huge. If you are flying from Vancouver to Denver, you will be flying to the largest International Airport in the USA based on size and one of the top 5 in the US based on passenger volume. It seems hard to believe that such a large airport exists in the Mile High City at an elevation over 5,000 feet.
Travelers searching for cheap flights from Vancouver to Denver are in for a pleasant surprise. Denver International Airport (DEN) is a hub airport for two discount airlines. Frontier Airlines uses the airport as its main airport hub. Frontier Airlines is a low cost airline with flights to more than 80 destinations in the USA, Mexico and Costa Rica. DEN is a focus city for Southwest Airlines. Southwest has only been flying to Denver since 2006 and they fly to over 40 destinations from Denver.
Denver International Airport is the second largest hub airport for United Airlines. United Airlines have the most flights from Vancouver Canada of any US based airline. If you fly from Vancouver on United Airlines it will most likely be with their regional airline United Express.
Cheap Airline Tickets To Denver
With Southwest, Frontier and United Airlines using the Denver International Airport as a hub, the competition for flights is high, leading to lower ticket prices.
The airline that usually has the best airfares on YVR to DEN is US Airways. US Airways do not fly this route non-stop. It is a one-stop flight with a connection at their main West Coast air hub in Phoenix Arizona, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).
For non-stop flights from Vancouver, your choices are United, Continental and Air Canada. The flight is 1,113 miles and the duration is approximately 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Alternative Travel Suggestion
From Vancouver you may find it is cheaper to fly from Seattle, however the hassle and extra time of getting yourself to Seattle may offset any monetary savings. From Seattle, there are more airlines flying non-stop. The airlines with non-stops from SEA are;
- US Airways
- United Airlines
You may want to try searching with Travelocity, LowFares.com or Mobissimo to compare airfares from SEA or YVR.