The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MHK are

  • September 24th to November 25th
  • December 3rd to February 25th

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 MHK is mid February. Prices can be as high as $533 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $273 for Wednesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Manhattan

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) will usually cost between $273 to $366 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $139 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MHK flight.

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

DFW to MHK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MHK 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 $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $33 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $309. Return trip prices are from the MHK 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 MHK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 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 MHK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 34.14% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 18.13% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ICT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to MHK? 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 Manhattan Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 432 miles or 695 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MHK flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from DFW to MHK.


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 MHK
Destination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to MHK tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 8% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 56% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MHK heading for DFW about 4 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS is about 8 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 4 minutes early
  • Envoy: 3 minutes early


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