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The cheapest times to fly from FAT to DFW are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 10th)

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 FAT to DFW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $828 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $285 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $328 to $498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $341. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $501. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $160 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $420 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to DFW flight.

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

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FAT to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $97 (21%) 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 $361. Return trip prices are from the DFW to FAT 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 FAT to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 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 FAT to DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) in Longview, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 12.62% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to GGG flights

Destination alternative #2: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 11.31% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to GRK flights

Destination alternative #3: Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) in Dallas, TX

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 2.62% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to DAL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1310 miles or 2108 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to DFW flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from FAT to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeFAT
Origination airport nameFresno Yosemite International Airport
CityFresno, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude36.8
Longitude-119.7

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from FAT to DFW tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for FAT about 5 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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