dfw-to-msl

 

The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MSL are

  • October 15th to November 18th
  • early December

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 MSL is early December. Prices can be as high as $517 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $458 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Muscle Shoals

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL) will usually cost between $458 to $487 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 $459. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $482. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $23 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $465 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MSL flight.

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

Key
DFW to MSL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to MSL 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 $0.52, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Muscle Shoals, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (5%) 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 $458. Return trip prices are from the MSL to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Key
Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Key
Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to MSL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 59 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 MSL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 48.49% less expensive than MSL
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Nashville, TN

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 38.06% less expensive than MSL
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 37.74% less expensive than MSL
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BHM flights

Destination alternative #4: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 24.09% less expensive than MSL
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CHA flights

Destination alternative #5: Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR) in Columbus, MS

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 23.01% less expensive than MSL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to GTR flights

Destination alternative #6: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from MSL
  • Usually 18.49% less expensive than MSL
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to HSV flights

 

Flight Hacking DFW to MSL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DFW to MSL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (DFW > ATL > MSL)

  • Price for both tickets: $360
  • Average savings: $105 (22.58%)

See DFW to ATL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Swoop, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 556 miles or 895 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to MSL flight is about 1 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Muscle Shoals, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from DFW to MSL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

Return Airport

Destination codeMSL
Destination airport nameNorthwest Alabama Regional Airport
CityMuscle Shoals, AL
Countrythe United States
Latitude34.7
Longitude-87.6

 

Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.