The cheapest times to fly from SAT to DFW are
- August 6th to February 25th
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 SAT to DFW is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $546 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $219 for Tuesday flights around early to mid December.
When to Fly to Dallas
Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $219 to $370 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $222. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $241 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to DFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SAT to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SAT to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Antonio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.61, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $13 (5%) 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 $252. Return trip prices are from the DFW to SAT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SAT 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 26 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SAT to DFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to San Antonio International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 247 miles or 398 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SAT to DFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to DFW flight is about 1 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between San Antonio, TX and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from SAT to DFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Antonio International Airport|
|City||San Antonio, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SAT to DFW tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 40% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for SAT about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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