The cheapest times to fly from DFW to TER are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 16th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 22nd, and November 19th)

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 TER is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $6860 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $745 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Terceira Island

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Lajes (TER) will usually cost between $1386 to $3777 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1342. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2459 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1965 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to TER flight.

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

DFW to TER Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to TER flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Terceira Island, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $781 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1883. Return trip prices are from the TER 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 TER can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 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 TER while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Ponta Delgada

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from TER
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than TER
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to PDL flights


Flight Hacking DFW to TER

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 TER — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DFW > BOS > TER)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $1027 (52.24%)

See DFW to BOS flights

Hack #2: Toronto (DFW > YYZ > TER)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $930 (47.3%)

See DFW to YYZ flights

Hack #3: Lisbon (DFW > LIS > TER)

  • Price for both tickets: $1060
  • Average savings: $905 (46.06%)

See DFW to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3843 miles or 6185 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to TER flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from DFW to TER.


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 TER
Destination airport name Lajes Airport
City Lajes
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -27.1


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