Flights to Denver: practical information
Cheap airlines to Denver
Heading to Colorado? Search for cheap flights to Denver International Airport (DEN) onboard British Airways, United Airlines, Lufthansa and others from the UK. It's a direct trip from London with BA but direct is not always cheapest.
When to book flights to Denver
In winter Denver gets a lot of snow, mostly between October and March. Summer hits in June which is the best time of the year to plan holidays in Denver. Autumn is also popular for its clear skies and fall colours. Compare your flights to Denver at least 6 months in advance.
- Peak season: Early summer and autumn.
- Low season: Winter and late-summer due to weather.
Direct flights to Denver take up to 9 hours from London.
Experience Denver: what to see, what to do
Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the USA and has so much to offer visitors from around the world. The Rocky Mountains are just 12 miles away, the perfect place to escape a day or two with a Denver car hire.
Essentials in Denver
Museums: Denver is home to dozens of museums that cover everything from nature, science, transportation to art. Top choices: Denver Art Museum, Molly Brown House Museum and the Byers-Evans House Museum.
City Park: Enjoy 330 acres of greenery while visiting Denver at City Park. There are two lakes, meadows, fields, playgrounds, even a zoo and museum. When the sun is out, it's the most popular place to be.
Rocky Mountains: In winter, ski resorts are but 1-2 hours away by car. In the summer, the mountains are perfect for hiking. Take a trip to Beaver Creek, Arapahoe Basin or a bit further to Aspen.
Find more information on Denver.org.
Accommodations in Denver
There is no shortage of choice when it comes to hotels in Denver. You'll find enough in the budget category, a lot in the mid-range and more than a handful of hotels for the luxury travellers among us. During popular ski and summer holiday weeks, it pays to book your rooms early.