The cheapest times to fly from DAL to MAF are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • August 6th to December 16th

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 DAL to MAF is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1796 for Friday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $804 for Saturday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Midland

Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) will usually cost between $806 to $1513 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 $816. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1407. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $591 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $941 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to MAF flight.

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

DAL to MAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAL to MAF flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.84, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Midland, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $208 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $912. Return trip prices are from the MAF to DAL 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 DAL to MAF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 33 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DAL to MAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) in Lubbock, TX

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from MAF
  • Usually 6.01% less expensive than MAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DAL to LBB flights


Flight Hacking DAL to MAF

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DAL to MAF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (DAL > SEA > MAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $630
  • Average savings: $311 (33.07%)

See DAL to SEA flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (DAL > STL > MAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $283 (30.09%)

See DAL to STL flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (DAL > LAX > MAF)

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $278 (29.51%)

See DAL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DAL to MAF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Midland International Air and Space Port Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 318 miles or 512 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DAL to MAF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to MAF flight is about 1 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas, TX and Midland/Odessa, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from DAL to MAF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DAL
Origination airport name Dallas Love Field Airport
City Dallas, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.8
Longitude -96.9

Return Airport

Destination code MAF
Destination airport name Midland International Air and Space Port Airport
City Midland/Odessa, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.9
Longitude -102.2


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DAL to MAF tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 12% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MAF heading for DAL about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Midland/Odessa, TX is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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