The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GPS are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 28th)
  • September 10th to December 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 GPS is late January. Prices can be as high as $1967 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $890 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Baltra Island

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Galapagos Islands (GPS) will usually cost between $1047 to $1445 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1040. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1693. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $653 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1155 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GPS flight.

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

DFW to GPS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GPS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Baltra Island, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (11%) 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 $1109. Return trip prices are from the GPS 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 GPS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 12 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 GPS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Cristobal Airport (SCY) in San Cristobal

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from GPS
  • Usually 3.51% less expensive than GPS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to SCY flights


Flight Hacking DFW to GPS

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 GPS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (DFW > UIO > GPS)

  • Price for both tickets: $849
  • Average savings: $307 (26.54%)

See DFW to UIO flights

Hack #2: Guayaquil (DFW > GYE > GPS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $151 (13.07%)

See DFW to GYE flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (DFW > MIA > GPS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1025
  • Average savings: $130 (11.28%)

See DFW to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baltra Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2344 miles or 3772 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GPS flight is about 5 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from DFW to GPS.


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 GPS
Destination airport name Baltra Airport
City Galapagos Islands
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.4
Longitude -90.3


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