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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to IND are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 IND is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $726 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $280 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Indianapolis

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $285 to $428 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 $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $412. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to IND flight.

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

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DFW to IND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to IND 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 $0.26, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $48 (13%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the IND to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to IND can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 21 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 IND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from IND
  • Usually 30.89% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 20.22% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SDF flights

Destination alternative #3: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from IND
  • Usually 9.71% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SBN flights

Destination alternative #4: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from IND
  • Usually 2.07% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CMI flights

Destination alternative #5: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from IND
  • Usually 0.80% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BMI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 760 miles or 1223 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to IND flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Indianapolis, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from DFW to IND.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

Return Airport

Destination codeIND
Destination airport nameIndianapolis International Airport
CityIndianapolis, IN
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.7
Longitude-86.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to IND tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 5% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IND heading for DFW about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Indianapolis, IN is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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