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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MDW are

  • July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 MDW is early December. Prices can be as high as $761 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $154 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $155 to $536 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 $159. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $543. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $384 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $323 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MDW flight.

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

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DFW to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MDW 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 $0.25, which is below 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 $176 (43%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the MDW 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 MDW 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 25 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 MDW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 26.82% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 25.89% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 12.09% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SBN flights

Destination alternative #4: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.15% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MSN flights

Destination alternative #5: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 4.65% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CMI flights

Destination alternative #6: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 3.41% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BMI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to MDW? 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 Chicago Midway International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 797 miles or 1283 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MDW flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from DFW to MDW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code MDW
Destination airport name Chicago Midway International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.8
Longitude -87.8

 

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