The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas is 2 hours, 8 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA on time.
13 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 48 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DAL Dallas, TX 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
Southwest
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas is 2 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Dallas is 721 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas to Atlanta
1 hour, 55 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
2h 7m
Southwest
2h 8m
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

66

Distance

721 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
34
Delta
31

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Dallas by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Dallas by plane is 721 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?

The flight time from Atlanta to Dallas is 2 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 7 minutes, and Southwest the slowest taking 2 hours, 8 minutes.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Dallas?

Delta and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Atlanta to Dallas.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Dallas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Dallas (DAL). On average, they have 34 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 on time
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 108 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Dallas 6 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, Southwest is 83% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 88% 12% 0%
Southwest 83% 14% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Dallas, 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)
Delta 14 107 4 127
Southwest 13 109 4 128

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 0.27
11am 0.04
7am 0.44
8am 0.87
4pm 0.91
2pm 0.59
6am 0.42
10pm 0.02
9pm 1.33
6pm 0.23
8pm 0.26
1pm 0.98
3pm 0.35
10am 1.49
9am 0.27
7pm 0.54
5pm 0.35

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Dallas 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 296
February 263
March 296
April 283
May 286
June 282
July 290
August 291
September 279
October 298
November 303
December 310

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Dallas 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 10.02
Tuesday 10.06
Wednesday 9.88
Thursday 9.9
Friday 9.96
Saturday 7.15
Sunday 9.88

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
Southwest 1
Delta 1

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 11 115 4 132
11am 12 116 4 134
7am 12 113 4 129
8am 12 107 4 126
4pm 14 108 4 129
2pm 12 105 4 125
6am 11 106 4 122
10pm 14 100 5 118
9pm 15 106 5 127
6pm 12 113 4 131
8pm 15 108 5 132
1pm 14 108 4 128
3pm 14 109 4 131
10am 14 108 4 128
9am 12 108 4 123
7pm 14 109 4 131
5pm 13 108 4 127
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.