Denver to San Francisco

If you are looking to fly from Denver International to San Francisco International you will find there are 3 airliners who offer this route. These include Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. The official airport code for Denver International is DEN and for San Francisco International it is SFO.

The most expensive flight prices are typically at weekends and daytime flights. If you know the dates you wish to travel then book you flights as soon as you can. The earlier you book your lights the cheaper they will be. You can get saving of up to 50% of you book 2 or 3 months in advance! The ticket prices for most airliners will increase the close you get the departure date, so as soon as you know the date you will travel you should book your flights.

On arriving at San Francisco International please note the time difference, the time zone at San Francisco International is 7.0 GMT compared to 8.0 GMT at Denver International.

For a full summary of all the airliners that fly from Denver International to San Francisco International, please see the table below.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
United Airlines878887006:0019:15
Southwest Airlines444443008:2521:45
Frontier Airlines222222100:0422:10

United Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 6 a week with times that vary between 06:00 and 19:15.

Would you like to book your flight? Bookings can be made direct with United Airlines on their website /

The flight time for United Airlines vary based on the month you will travel, but below we has summarised the most common times they will fly. We recommend you only take these times as guidance and check with United Airlines for the exact times for the date you depart.

DayFlying Time
Monday07:50, 09:34, 11:21, 13:40, 14:46, 16:15, 17:15 and 18:55
Tuesday07:50, 09:34, 11:21, 13:40, 14:46, 16:15 and 18:55
Wednesday07:50, 09:34, 11:21, 13:40, 14:46, 17:15, 18:04 and 18:55
Thursday06:00, 07:50, 09:52, 11:21, 13:50, 16:05, 17:15 and 19:15
Friday06:00, 07:50, 09:52, 11:21, 13:50, 16:05, 17:15 and 19:15
Saturday06:00, 07:50, 09:52, 11:20, 13:50, 17:15 and 19:15

If you are flexible on the airport you depart from, then there are other airports that offer direct flights to San Francisco International. You can see full details of these below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Denver to Reno01,291 km (802 miles)2 hours 20 minutes
Denver to Merced01,405 km (873 miles)2 hours 28 minutes
Denver to Sacramento01,462 km (908 miles)2 hours 32 minutes
Denver to Mineta San Jose01,522 km (946 miles)2 hours 36 minutes
Denver to Oakland01,536 km (955 miles)2 hours 37 minutes
Denver to Monterey01,541 km (958 miles)2 hours 37 minutes
Denver to Santa Rosa Sonoma County01,567 km (973 miles)2 hours 39 minutes

Before you book your flights make sure you your passport is valid and preferably has at least 6 months or more left before it expires. To renew your passport it can take several weeks to renew and with many airliners flights are not refundable.