The cheapest times to fly from ATL to DFW are

  • August 6th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to DFW is early December. Prices can be as high as $698 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $176 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $179 to $311 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $185. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $368. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $183 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to DFW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ATL to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $229. Return trip prices are from the DFW to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to DFW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 730 miles or 1175 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to DFW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to DFW flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ATL to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code DFW
Destination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to DFW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for ATL about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 15 minutes late
  • American: 21 minutes late
  • Spirit: 23 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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