The cheapest times to fly from DFW to SCL are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 19th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 9th and May 7th)
  • August 6th to September 2nd
  • October 1st to December 2nd (except the week of October 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 SCL is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1763 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $907 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $1005 to $1405 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1017. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1589. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $572 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1061 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to SCL flight.

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

DFW to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to SCL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santiago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $93 (8%) 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 $1079. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (DFW > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $742
  • Average savings: $319 (30.07%)

See DFW to LIM flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (DFW > MEX > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $909
  • Average savings: $153 (14.37%)

See DFW to MEX flights

Hack #3: Quito (DFW > UIO > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $18 (1.7%)

See DFW to UIO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4887 miles or 7865 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to SCL flight is about 9 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 105 available flights from DFW to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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