The cheapest times to fly from MTJ to DFW are

  • January 8th to February 11th (except the week of January 15th)
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • May 28th to August 26th (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 23rd, and July 30th)
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 MTJ to DFW is early November. Prices can be as high as $744 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $459 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Montrose/Delta, CO (MTJ) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $459 to $609 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 $485. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $581. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $96 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MTJ to DFW flight.

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

MTJ to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MTJ to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Montrose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $71 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $467. Return trip prices are from the DFW to MTJ 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 MTJ 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 17 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from MTJ to DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 7.60% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MTJ to GRK flights


Flight Hacking MTJ 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 MTJ to DFW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tulsa, OK (MTJ > TUL > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $485
  • Average savings: $9 (1.82%)

See MTJ to TUL flights

Hack #2: Oklahoma City, OK (MTJ > OKC > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $5 (0.91%)

See MTJ to OKC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 721 miles or 1160 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MTJ to DFW flight is about 2 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Montrose/Delta, CO and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from MTJ to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MTJ
Origination airport name Montrose Regional Airport
City Montrose/Delta, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -107.9

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 MTJ to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 52% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for MTJ about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 3 minutes early
  • Mesa: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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