The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MRY are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 24th and January 29th)

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 MRY is late October. Prices can be as high as $811 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $233 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Monterey

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Monterey, CA (MRY) will usually cost between $246 to $483 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $574. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MRY flight.

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

DFW to MRY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MRY 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 $0.14, which is far 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 $107 (26%) 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 $297. Return trip prices are from the MRY 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 MRY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 33 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 MRY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 32.73% less expensive than MRY
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 24.02% less expensive than MRY
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from MRY
  • Usually 13.66% less expensive than MRY
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1427 miles or 2297 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MRY flight is about 3 hour 33 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from DFW to MRY.


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 MRY
Destination airport name Monterey Regional Airport
City Monterey, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.6
Longitude -121.8


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to MRY tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MRY heading for DFW about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Monterey, CA is about 11 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting


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