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The cheapest times to fly from PHL to DFW are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of 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 PHL to DFW is early September. Prices can be as high as $801 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $193 to $373 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $202. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $203 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 PHL to DFW flight.

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

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PHL to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far 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 $89 (29%) 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 $220. Return trip prices are from the DFW to PHL 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 PHL to DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1300 miles or 2092 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to DFW flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from PHL to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePHL
Origination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.9
Longitude-97

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHL to DFW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 37% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 12% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for PHL about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 23 minutes late
  • Spirit: 7 minutes late
  • Frontier: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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