The cheapest times to fly from DFW to TUO are

  • January 29th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to September 30th (except the week of August 20th)
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of 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 TUO is mid February. Prices can be as high as $3145 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $1209 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Taupo

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Taupo (TUO) will usually cost between $1327 to $2602 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2847. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1516 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to TUO flight.

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

DFW to TUO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to TUO flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than 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 fly to TUO, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Wednesdays 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 $652 (23%) 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 $1647. Return trip prices are from the TUO 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 TUO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 23 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 TUO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 15.68% less expensive than TUO
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to AKL flights

Destination alternative #2: Rotorua Airport (ROT) in Rotorua

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 1.76% less expensive than TUO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DFW to ROT flights

Destination alternative #3: Palmerston North Airport (PMR) in Palmerston

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 0.96% less expensive than TUO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DFW to PMR flights

Destination alternative #4: Tauranga Airport (TRG) in Tauranga

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 0.03% less expensive than TUO
  • 2-layover flights available

See DFW to TRG flights


Flight Hacking DFW to TUO

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 TUO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (DFW > AKL > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1336
  • Average savings: $170 (11.26%)

See DFW to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7441 miles or 11975 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to TUO flight is about 14 hour 23 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from DFW to TUO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeTUO
Destination airport nameTaupo Airport
CountryNew Zealand


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