The cheapest times to fly from DFW to ACT are
- March 26th to October 7th (except the weeks of April 23rd, April 30th, May 21st, July 16th, and July 23rd)
- early November
- December 3rd to February 4th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and January 15th)
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 DFW to ACT is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $630 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $219 for Wednesday flights around early to mid December.
When to Fly to Waco
Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Waco, TX (ACT) will usually cost between $219 to $262 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $292. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $73 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $228 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to ACT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to ACT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DFW to ACT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.59, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $11 (5%) 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 $221. Return trip prices are from the ACT to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DFW to ACT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 9 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 DFW to ACT while comparing.
- 101 miles (163 km) away from ACT
- Usually 11.43% less expensive than ACT
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DFW to ACT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Waco Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 89 miles or 143 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DFW to ACT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to ACT flight is about 1 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Waco, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from DFW to ACT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Waco Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DFW to ACT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ACT heading for DFW about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Waco, TX is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Envoy: 12 minutes late
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