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The cheapest times to fly from TPA to DFW are

  • August 6th to February 11th (except the week of November 26th)

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 TPA to DFW is mid August. Prices can be as high as $804 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $161 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $176 to $418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $446. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $267 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to DFW flight.

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

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TPA to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to DFW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is 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 $64 (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 $257. Return trip prices are from the DFW to TPA 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 TPA 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 39 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 TPA to DFW while comparing.

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

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 1.61% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to GRK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 927 miles or 1492 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to DFW flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from TPA to DFW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28
Longitude-82.5

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 TPA to DFW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for TPA about 18 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: 17 minutes late
  • Spirit: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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