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The cheapest times to fly from DFW to SAF are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 SAF is early September. Prices can be as high as $869 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $223 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Santa Fe

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Santa Fe, NM (SAF) will usually cost between $275 to $453 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $167 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to SAF flight.

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

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DFW to SAF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to SAF 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 $0.39, which is a bit above 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 $49 (13%) 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 $325. Return trip prices are from the SAF to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to SAF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 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 SAF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) in Albuquerque, NM

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 10.43% less expensive than SAF
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to ABQ flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field Airport (ALS) in Alamosa, CO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from SAF
  • Usually 6.52% less expensive than SAF
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to ALS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to SAF? 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 Santa Fe Municipal Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 550 miles or 885 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to SAF flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Santa Fe, NM?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from DFW to SAF.

 

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 codeSAF
Destination airport nameSanta Fe Municipal Airport
CitySanta Fe, NM
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.6
Longitude-106.1

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to SAF tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 45% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAF heading for DFW about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Santa Fe, NM is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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