The cheapest times to fly from DFW to LNK are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)

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 LNK is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $677 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $251 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Lincoln

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Lincoln, NE (LNK) will usually cost between $264 to $537 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $272. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to LNK flight.

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

DFW to LNK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to LNK 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 $0.44, which is a bit above 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 $143 (31%) 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 $311. Return trip prices are from the LNK 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 LNK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 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 LNK while comparing.

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

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 34.80% less expensive than LNK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to OMA flights

Destination alternative #2: Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 14.36% less expensive than LNK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MHK flights

Destination alternative #3: Kearney Regional Airport (EAR) in Kearney, NE

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 7.76% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to EAR flights

Destination alternative #4: Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) in Grand Island, NE

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 6.08% less expensive than LNK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GRI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 550 miles or 885 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to LNK flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from DFW to LNK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLNK
Destination airport nameLincoln Airport
CityLincoln, NE
Countrythe United States


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