The cheapest times to fly from DFW to GRI are

  • September 24th to October 28th
  • November 5th to March 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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 GRI is mid February. Prices can be as high as $660 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $321 for Thursday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Grand Island

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Grand Island, NE (GRI) will usually cost between $321 to $373 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $77 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to GRI flight.

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

DFW to GRI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to GRI 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 $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $19 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $348. Return trip prices are from the GRI 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 GRI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 60 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 GRI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from GRI
  • Usually 30.58% less expensive than GRI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to OMA flights

Destination alternative #2: McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport (MCK) in McCook, NE

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from GRI
  • Usually 24.93% less expensive than GRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to MCK flights

Destination alternative #3: North Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport (LBF) in North Platte, NE

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from GRI
  • Usually 4.13% less expensive than GRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to LBF flights

Destination alternative #4: Kearney Regional Airport (EAR) in Kearney, NE

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from GRI
  • Usually 1.79% less expensive than GRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to EAR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to GRI? 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 562 miles or 904 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to GRI flight is about 1 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Grand Island, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from DFW to GRI.


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 GRI
Destination airport name Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City Grand Island, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -98.3


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to GRI 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 38% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave GRI heading for DFW about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Grand Island, NE is about 2 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: on time


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