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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to LUG are

  • October 1st to April 1st (except the week of 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 LUG is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1807 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $767 for Monday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Lugano

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Lugano (LUG) will usually cost between $775 to $1607 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $857. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1613. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $756 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to LUG flight.

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

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DFW to LUG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to LUG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LUG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Saturdays 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 $157 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1143. Return trip prices are from the LUG 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 LUG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 31 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 LUG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 32.03% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to LIN flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 21.38% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to MXP flights

Destination alternative #3: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 22.87% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #4: Geneva Airport (GVA) in Geneva

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 24.89% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to GVA flights

Destination alternative #5: Genova/Sestri Airport (GOA) in Genoa

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 15.25% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to GOA flights

Destination alternative #6: Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport (BGY) in Bergamo

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from LUG
  • Usually 13.19% less expensive than LUG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to BGY flights

 

Flight Hacking DFW to LUG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DFW to LUG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DFW > JFK > LUG)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $478 (35.72%)

See DFW to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DFW > LGA > LUG)

  • Price for both tickets: $878
  • Average savings: $461 (34.42%)

See DFW to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (DFW > EWR > LUG)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $440 (32.88%)

See DFW to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5297 miles or 8525 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to LUG flight is about 10 hour 31 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DFW to LUG.

 

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 codeLUG
Destination airport nameLugano Airport
CityLugano
CountrySwitzerland
Latitude46
Longitude8.9

 

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