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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to BHM are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 BHM is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $683 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $247 for Wednesday flights around early to mid December.

 

When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $253 to $369 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 $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $372. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $110 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to BHM flight.

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

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DFW to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to BHM 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $40 (13%) 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 $276. Return trip prices are from the BHM to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to BHM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 3 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 BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 19.86% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Key Field Airport (MEI) in Meridian, MS

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 1.21% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MEI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to BHM? 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 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 596 miles or 959 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to BHM flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from DFW to BHM.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-86.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to BHM tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BHM heading for DFW about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Birmingham, AL is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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