The cheapest times to fly from DFW to LBF are

  • January 22nd to March 4th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • June 25th to July 22nd

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 LBF is early September. Prices can be as high as $707 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to North Platte

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to North Platte, NE (LBF) will usually cost between $304 to $500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $312. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $483. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to LBF flight.

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

DFW to LBF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to LBF 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LBF, 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 $74 (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 $328. Return trip prices are from the LBF 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 LBF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 4 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 LBF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport (MCK) in McCook, NE

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from LBF
  • Usually 21.70% less expensive than LBF
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to MCK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from North Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 603 miles or 970 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to LBF flight is about 2 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and North Platte, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DFW to LBF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLBF
Destination airport nameNorth Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport
CityNorth Platte, NE
Countrythe United States


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