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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to CID are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 CID is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $814 for Thursday flights during early March, or as low as $289 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Cedar Rapids

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) will usually cost between $306 to $450 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $161 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $400 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to CID flight.

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

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DFW to CID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to CID 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $50 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $365. Return trip prices are from the CID 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 CID 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.

 

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 CID while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from CID
  • Usually 32.92% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to RST flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from CID
  • Usually 26.66% less expensive than CID
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) in La Crosse, WI

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CID
  • Usually 25.16% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to LSE flights

Destination alternative #4: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from CID
  • Usually 22.59% less expensive than CID
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MLI flights

Destination alternative #5: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from CID
  • Usually 22.03% less expensive than CID
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to PIA flights

Destination alternative #6: Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ) in Dubuque, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from CID
  • Usually 17.96% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to DBQ flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from The Eastern Iowa Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 686 miles or 1104 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from DFW to CID.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code CID
Destination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to CID tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CID heading for DFW about 3 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 3 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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