The cheapest times to fly from FNC to DFW are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of April 30th)
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 FNC to DFW is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2140 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $854 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Funchal (FNC) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $955 to $1520 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $966. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $818 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1167 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FNC to DFW flight.

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

FNC to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FNC to DFW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madeira. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DFW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FNC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madeira. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (10%) 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 $1107. Return trip prices are from the DFW to FNC 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 FNC to DFW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FNC to DFW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FNC to DFW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (FNC > LIS > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $812
  • Average savings: $355 (30.42%)

See FNC to OPO flights

Hack #2: Porto (FNC > OPO > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $306 (26.22%)

See FNC to LIS flights

Hack #3: Oslo (FNC > OSL > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $936
  • Average savings: $231 (19.79%)

See FNC to OSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4533 miles or 7295 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FNC to DFW flight is about 9 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from FNC to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FNC
Origination airport name Madeira Airport
City Funchal
Country Portugal
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -16.8

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


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