The cheapest times to fly from IAH to DFW are
- August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of 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 IAH to DFW is early October. Prices can be as high as $517 for Thursday flights during early March, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around early October.
When to Fly to Dallas
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $188 to $311 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $201. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $343. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to DFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $23 (9%) 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 $233. Return trip prices are from the DFW to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to DFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Boutique Air, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 225 miles or 362 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to DFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to DFW flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from IAH to DFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for IAH about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 18 minutes late
- SkyWest: 55 minutes late
- United: 21 minutes late
- Envoy: 6 minutes early
- Republic: 24 minutes late
- Mesa: 10 minutes late
- ExpressJet: 19 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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