The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MEM are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and February 12th)

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 MEM is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $538 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $221 for Tuesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $221 to $301 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $224. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $95 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MEM flight.

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

DFW to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MEM 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Memphis, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (8%) 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 $238. Return trip prices are from the MEM 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 MEM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 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 MEM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greenville Mid Delta Airport (GLH) in Greenville, MS

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 21.50% less expensive than MEM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to GLH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southern Airways Express, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 431 miles or 694 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MEM flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from DFW to MEM.


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 MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to MEM tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MEM heading for DFW about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Memphis, TN is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 16 minutes late
  • Envoy: 1 minutes early
  • Mesa: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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