The cheapest times to fly from DFW to VPS are

  • March 19th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 1st, October 8th, and October 29th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th

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 VPS is late December. Prices can be as high as $754 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $302 for Tuesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Destin

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Valparaiso, FL (VPS) will usually cost between $302 to $367 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $433. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $131 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to VPS flight.

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

DFW to VPS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to VPS 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 $0.29, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $20 (6%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the VPS 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 VPS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to VPS? 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 Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 640 miles or 1030 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to VPS flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from DFW to VPS.


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 VPS
Destination airport name Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport
City Valparaiso, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -86.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to VPS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 29% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave VPS heading for DFW about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Valparaiso, FL is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 11 minutes late
  • Mesa: 23 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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