The cheapest times to fly from BFL to DFW are

  • February 26th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • December 24th to February 4th

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 BFL to DFW is early September. Prices can be as high as $603 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $255 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $255 to $342 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $145 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $263 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to DFW flight.

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

BFL to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFL to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Bakersfield. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (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 $264. Return trip prices are from the DFW to BFL 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 BFL to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Meadows Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1268 miles or 2041 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to DFW flight is about 3 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from BFL to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBFL
Origination airport nameMeadows Field Airport
CityBakersfield, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BFL to DFW tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 7% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for BFL about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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