The cheapest times to fly from MEM 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 MEM to DFW is mid December. Prices can be as high as $589 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $221 for Tuesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $221 to $311 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $224. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $95 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to DFW flight.

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

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MEM to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 to Dallas, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Memphis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (8%) 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 $238. Return trip prices are from the DFW to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MEM 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 45 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 431 miles or 694 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to DFW flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from MEM to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

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 MEM to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for MEM about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 14 minutes late
  • Envoy: 46 minutes late
  • Mesa: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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