The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MEI are

  • July 23rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
  • December 24th to February 11th

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 MEI is mid August. Prices can be as high as $351 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $202 for Saturday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Meridian

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Meridian, MS (MEI) will usually cost between $206 to $351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $248. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $317. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $69 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MEI flight.

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

DFW to MEI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MEI 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 $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $92 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $232. Return trip prices are from the MEI 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 MEI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 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 MEI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MEI
  • Usually 3.85% less expensive than MEI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from MEI
  • Usually 1.40% less expensive than MEI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to PIB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to MEI? 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 Key Field Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 484 miles or 779 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MEI flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from DFW to MEI.


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 MEI
Destination airport name Key Field Airport
City Meridian, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 32.3
Longitude -88.8


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to MEI tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 48% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MEI heading for DFW about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Meridian, MS is about 22 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 23 minutes late


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