The cheapest times to fly from AUS to DBQ are

  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 9th to September 23rd (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 27th)
  • October 29th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 AUS to DBQ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $668 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $328 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Dubuque

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Dubuque, IA (DBQ) will usually cost between $328 to $568 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $539. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to DBQ flight.

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

AUS to DBQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to DBQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $112 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $338. Return trip prices are from the DBQ to AUS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AUS to DBQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AUS to DBQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 28.59% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See AUS to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 19.36% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 11.04% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to MSN flights

Destination alternative #4: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 7.72% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to RST flights

Destination alternative #5: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 3.03% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to CID flights

Destination alternative #6: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 0.15% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to MLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AUS to DBQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubuque Regional Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 927 miles or 1492 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AUS to DBQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to DBQ flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Dubuque, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from AUS to DBQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAUS
Origination airport nameAustin – Bergstrom International Airport
CityAustin, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDBQ
Destination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States


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