The cheapest times to fly from DFW to DRO are

  • May 28th to June 24th
  • early to mid July
  • August 6th to April 29th (except the weeks of August 20th, August 27th, October 8th, November 19th, November 26th, December 24th, March 5th, March 12th, and April 9th)

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 DRO is early December. Prices can be as high as $762 for Saturday flights during early March, or as low as $449 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Durango

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Durango, CO (DRO) will usually cost between $459 to $549 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $476. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $546. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $70 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $489 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to DRO flight.

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

DFW to DRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to DRO 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 $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $64 (12%) 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 $462. Return trip prices are from the DRO 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 DRO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 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 DRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ) in Cortez, CO

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 43.56% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to CEZ flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field Airport (ALS) in Alamosa, CO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 34.05% less expensive than DRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to ALS flights

Destination alternative #3: Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) in Santa Fe, NM

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 29.45% less expensive than DRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SAF flights

Destination alternative #4: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 5.42% less expensive than DRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ASE flights

Destination alternative #5: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 1.23% less expensive than DRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GJT flights

Destination alternative #6: Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) in Gunnison, CO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from DRO
  • Usually 0.20% less expensive than DRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GUC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Durango La Plata County Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 673 miles or 1083 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to DRO flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from DFW to DRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDRO
Destination airport nameDurango La Plata County Airport
CityDurango, CO
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to DRO tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DRO heading for DFW about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Durango, CO is about 11 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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