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The cheapest times to fly from SAF to DFW are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 8th)

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 SAF to DFW is early November. Prices can be as high as $736 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $223 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Santa Fe, NM (SAF) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $275 to $436 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 $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $133 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAF to DFW flight.

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

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SAF to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAF to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Fe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above 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 $49 (13%) 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 $325. Return trip prices are from the DFW to SAF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SAF 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 58 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 SAF to DFW while comparing.

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

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 21.74% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to GRK flights

Destination alternative #2: Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (SPS) in Wichita Falls, TX

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 15.94% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to SPS flights

Destination alternative #3: Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport (LAW) in Lawton/Fort Sill, OK

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 13.33% less expensive than DFW
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAF to LAW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Santa Fe Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 550 miles or 885 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAF to DFW flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Fe, NM and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from SAF to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSAF
Origination airport nameSanta Fe Municipal Airport
CitySanta Fe, NM
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.6
Longitude-106.1

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 SAF to DFW tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 56% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for SAF about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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