The cheapest times to fly from DFW to PIA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 2nd to June 24th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the week of August 20th)
  • October 22nd to November 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 PIA is early December. Prices can be as high as $734 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $307 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Peoria

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Peoria, IL (PIA) will usually cost between $307 to $391 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 $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $407. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $312 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to PIA flight.

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

DFW to PIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to PIA 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 $0.29, which is 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 $19 (6%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the PIA 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 PIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 11 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 PIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 24.24% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, IL

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 1.44% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to SPI flights

Destination alternative #3: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 12.20% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to STL flights

Destination alternative #4: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 1.28% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to CMI flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 0.72% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to MLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Downing – Peoria International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 672 miles or 1081 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to PIA flight is about 2 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Peoria, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from DFW to PIA.


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 PIA
Destination airport name General Downing – Peoria International Airport
City Peoria, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -89.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to PIA tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PIA heading for DFW about 24 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Peoria, IL is about 27 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 24 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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