The cheapest times to fly from BMI to DFW are

  • May 21st to June 17th
  • July 9th to September 16th (except the weeks of July 23rd and July 30th)
  • October 22nd to November 11th
  • December 3rd to April 22nd (except the weeks of December 10th, December 24th, and March 19th)

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 BMI to DFW is mid December. Prices can be as high as $1061 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $307 for Monday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $307 to $366 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $530. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $223 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $312 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BMI to DFW flight.

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

BMI to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BMI to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bloomington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $24 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $312. Return trip prices are from the DFW to BMI 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 BMI 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 13 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Central Illinois Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 690 miles or 1110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BMI to DFW flight is about 2 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Bloomington/Normal, IL 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 BMI to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BMI
Origination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9

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 BMI to DFW tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 55% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for BMI about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting


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