The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GCK are

  • January 8th to July 22nd (except the weeks of February 5th, March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd, May 7th, and May 14th)
  • August 13th to November 4th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 8th)

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 GCK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $440 for Friday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $327 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Garden City

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Garden City, KS (GCK) will usually cost between $327 to $367 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 $327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $362. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $35 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $335 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GCK flight.

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

DFW to GCK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GCK 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 $0.51, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $9 (3%) 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 $328. Return trip prices are from the GCK 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 GCK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Garden City Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 405 miles or 652 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GCK flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Garden City, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from DFW to GCK.


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 GCK
Destination airport name Garden City Regional Airport
City Garden City, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 37.9
Longitude -100.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to GCK tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave GCK heading for DFW about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Garden City, KS is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 2 minutes late


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