The cheapest times to fly from SFO to DFW are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th
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 SFO to DFW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $689 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $192 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Dallas
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $192 to $345 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $199. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $367. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $168 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $222 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to DFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to DFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $55 (20%) 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 $215. Return trip prices are from the DFW to SFO 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 SFO 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 37 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to DFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1461 miles or 2351 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to DFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to DFW flight is about 3 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from SFO to DFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|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 SFO to DFW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for SFO about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 15 minutes late
- SkyWest: 6 minutes late
- United: 9 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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