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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 15th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 1st)

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 JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $475 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $245 to $361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $244. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $374. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $130 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to JFK flight.

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

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DFW to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to JFK 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 $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. 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 $38 (12%) 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 $271. Return trip prices are from the JFK 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 JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 29 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 JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 18.18% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 8.04% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1388 miles or 2234 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to JFK flight is about 3 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from DFW to JFK.

 

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 codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to JFK tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 34% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for DFW about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 23 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 77 minutes late
  • American: 31 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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