The cheapest times to fly from DFW to TUS are
- January 1st to February 4th
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 TUS is early September. Prices can be as high as $687 for Monday flights during mid May, or as low as $248 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Tucson
Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Tucson, AZ (TUS) will usually cost between $254 to $363 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 $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $123 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $285 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to TUS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to TUS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DFW to TUS 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 $0.22, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $36 (12%) 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 $271. Return trip prices are from the TUS to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DFW to TUS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 26 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 TUS while comparing.
- 110 miles (177 km) away from TUS
- Usually 1.23% less expensive than TUS
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DFW to TUS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, Seaborne Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tucson International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 811 miles or 1305 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DFW to TUS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to TUS flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Tucson, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from DFW to TUS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tucson International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DFW to TUS tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 5% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave TUS heading for DFW about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Tucson, AZ is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 16 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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