The cheapest times to fly from DFW to CTA are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the weeks of March 12th, April 2nd, April 9th, and April 30th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 CTA is early October. Prices can be as high as $3825 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $763 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Catania

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Catania (CTA) will usually cost between $1010 to $1736 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1022. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1995. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $973 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to CTA flight.

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

DFW to CTA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to CTA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CTA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Catania, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $175 (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 $1220. Return trip prices are from the CTA to DFW 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 DFW to CTA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 36 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DFW to CTA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luqa International Airport (MLA) in Malta

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CTA
  • Usually 10.26% less expensive than CTA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to MLA flights


Flight Hacking DFW to CTA

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 DFW to CTA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DFW > JFK > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $444 (33.7%)

See DFW to JFK flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DFW > BOS > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $931
  • Average savings: $386 (29.29%)

See DFW to BOS flights

Hack #3: Milan (DFW > LIN > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $328 (24.92%)

See DFW to LIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Catania-Fontanarossa Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5902 miles or 9498 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to CTA flight is about 11 hour 36 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from DFW to CTA.


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 CTA
Destination airport name Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
City Catania
Country Italy
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 15.1


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