The cheapest times to fly from DFW to EGE are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • July 9th to November 11th

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 EGE is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $948 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $387 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Vail

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Eagle, CO (EGE) will usually cost between $387 to $697 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $647. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $260 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $550 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to EGE flight.

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

DFW to EGE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to EGE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Vail, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (16%) 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 $481. Return trip prices are from the EGE 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 EGE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 17 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 EGE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 62.88% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to DEN flights

Destination alternative #2: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 44.86% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to COS flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 15.83% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ASE flights

Destination alternative #4: Laramie Regional Airport (LAR) in Laramie, WY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 38.94% less expensive than EGE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to LAR flights

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 12.10% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GJT flights

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

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 11.19% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GUC flights


Flight Hacking DFW to EGE

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 EGE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tulsa, OK (DFW > TUL > EGE)

  • Price for both tickets: $518
  • Average savings: $32 (5.82%)

See DFW to TUL flights

Hack #2: Oklahoma City, OK (DFW > OKC > EGE)

  • Price for both tickets: $532
  • Average savings: $18 (3.18%)

See DFW to OKC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to EGE? 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 Eagle County Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 720 miles or 1159 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to EGE flight is about 2 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from DFW to EGE.


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 EGE
Destination airport name Eagle County Regional Airport
City Eagle, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -106.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to EGE tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EGE heading for DFW about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Eagle, CO is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 17 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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