The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA 3 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 53 minutes in the air
11 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 3 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
87%
Spirit
86%
Delta
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 53 minutes.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth is 731 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta
1 hour, 58 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 16m
Delta
2h 17m
American
2h 23m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

89

Distance

731 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
42
American
40
Spirit
7

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 731 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth?

The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 53 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 16 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 23 minutes.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth?

Delta, American, and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Atlanta 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 113 minutes
Taxiing In 11 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 3 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth, Spirit is 86% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 87% 11% 2%
Spirit 86% 13% 1%
Delta 85% 14% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Dallas Fort Worth, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Spirit 13 110 10 136
Delta 14 113 9 137
American 15 115 12 143

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
12pm 1.44
7am 0.43
9pm 0.27
11am 0.44
10pm 0.44
8pm 0.61
10am 0.88
4pm 0.77
1pm 0.38
6pm 1.27
5pm 0.41
3pm 0.77
2pm 1.4
8am 1.65
9am 0.68
6am 0.76
7pm 0.29

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 390
February 367
March 464
April 454
May 465
June 255
July 381
August 420
September 388
October 409
November 386
December 381

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 13.87
Tuesday 11.66
Wednesday 11.64
Thursday 13.28
Friday 13.57
Saturday 12.25
Sunday 13.55

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
American 1
Spirit 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
12pm 14 114 11 139
7am 14 112 9 135
9pm 15 110 7 132
11am 12 111 9 133
10pm 16 113 6 137
8pm 14 106 7 129
10am 15 110 12 139
4pm 14 113 12 141
1pm 13 110 10 134
6pm 14 114 11 140
5pm 15 117 11 144
3pm 13 112 9 135
2pm 14 115 11 141
8am 16 117 10 145
9am 15 119 13 150
6am 14 118 11 143
7pm 13 105 8 129
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.