The cheapest times to fly from DFW to JLN are

  • August 13th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th 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 JLN is early December. Prices can be as high as $768 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $207 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Joplin

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Joplin, MO (JLN) will usually cost between $213 to $412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $264. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $146 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $344 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to JLN flight.

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

DFW to JLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to JLN 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 $0.65, 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 $65 (18%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the JLN 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 JLN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 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 JLN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Branson Airport (BKG) in Branson, MO

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 52.62% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 47.24% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to TUL flights

Destination alternative #3: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 36.63% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MCI flights

Destination alternative #4: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 2.47% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to XNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) in Fort Smith, AR

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 24.71% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to FSM flights

Destination alternative #6: Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) in Springfield, MO

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 1.45% less expensive than JLN
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SGF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to JLN? 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 Joplin Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 327 miles or 526 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to JLN flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Joplin, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from DFW to JLN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeJLN
Destination airport nameJoplin Regional Airport
CityJoplin, MO
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to JLN tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JLN heading for DFW about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Joplin, MO is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 2 minutes late
  • Mesa: 3 minutes early


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