The cheapest times to fly from MDW to DFW are
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)
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 MDW to DFW is late January. Prices can be as high as $1546 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $154 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Dallas
Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $155 to $571 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $161. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $635. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $474 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to DFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MDW to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MDW to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $176 (43%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the DFW to MDW 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 MDW 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 2 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MDW to DFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 797 miles or 1283 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MDW to DFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to DFW flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from MDW to DFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago Midway International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
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