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The cheapest times to fly from DRO to DFW are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 3rd, October 15th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 DRO to DFW is early November. Prices can be as high as $762 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $449 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $459 to $549 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $477. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $532. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $55 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $489 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to DFW flight.

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

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DRO to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRO to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $64 (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 $462. Return trip prices are from the DFW to DRO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DRO to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 12 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 DRO to DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 8.18% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to GRK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 673 miles or 1083 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to DFW flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from DRO to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DRO
Origination airport name Durango La Plata County Airport
City Durango, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -107.7

Return Airport

Destination code DFW
Destination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DRO to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 50% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for DRO about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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