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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to CHA are

  • August 20th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th 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 CHA is early November. Prices can be as high as $787 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $227 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Chattanooga

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Chattanooga, TN (CHA) will usually cost between $245 to $360 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $291. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $124 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to CHA flight.

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

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DFW to CHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to CHA 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Chattanooga, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (15%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the CHA 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 CHA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 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 CHA while comparing.

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

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 34.28% less expensive than CHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Nashville, TN

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 18.41% less expensive than CHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 17.99% less expensive than CHA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BHM flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 693 miles or 1115 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to CHA flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Chattanooga, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from DFW to CHA.

 

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 codeCHA
Destination airport nameLovell Field Airport
CityChattanooga, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35
Longitude-85.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to CHA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CHA heading for DFW about 6 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chattanooga, TN is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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