The cheapest times to fly from DFW to XNA are

  • June 11th to July 1st
  • October 1st 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 XNA is early December. Prices can be as high as $621 for Sunday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $270 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Fayetteville, AR (XNA) will usually cost between $270 to $374 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $420. 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 $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to XNA flight.

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

DFW to XNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to XNA 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 $0.74, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fayetteville, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (9%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the XNA 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 XNA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 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 XNA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Branson Airport (BKG) in Branson, MO

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from XNA
  • Usually 51.42% less expensive than XNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to BKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from XNA
  • Usually 45.90% less expensive than XNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to TUL flights

Destination alternative #3: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) in Fort Smith, AR

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from XNA
  • Usually 22.80% less expensive than XNA
  • Nonstop flights available

See DFW to FSM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 281 miles or 452 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to XNA flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from DFW to XNA.


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 XNA
Destination airport name Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
City Fayetteville, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 36.3
Longitude -94.3


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DFW to XNA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave XNA heading for DFW about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fayetteville, AR is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 14 minutes late
  • Envoy: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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