The cheapest times to fly from MLI to DFW are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • May 28th to November 11th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 2nd, July 23rd, July 30th, August 20th, October 8th, October 15th, and October 29th)

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 MLI to DFW is early November. Prices can be as high as $734 for Monday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $307 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Moline, IL (MLI) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $307 to $401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $418. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $111 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLI to DFW flight.

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

MLI to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLI to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Moline. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Moline. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $21 (6%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the DFW to MLI 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 MLI to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 691 miles or 1112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLI to DFW flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from MLI to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MLI
Origination airport name Quad City International Airport
City Moline, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -90.5

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 MLI to DFW tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for MLI about 2 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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