The flight time from Austin to Dallas is 52 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves AUS Austin, TX 1 minute early.
10 minutes taxiing out
38 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DAL Dallas, TX 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Austin to Dallas is 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 38 minutes.

The flight distance from Austin to Dallas is 189 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas to Austin
50 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



189 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Austin from Dallas by plane?

The distance from Austin to Dallas by plane is 189 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Austin to Dallas?

The flight time from Austin to Dallas is 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 38 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Austin to Dallas?

Southwest is the only airline with direct flights from Austin to Dallas.

Does Southwest fly from Austin to Dallas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Austin (AUS) to Dallas (DAL). On average, they have 63 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 Austin 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 38 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Dallas 8 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 Austin to Dallas, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 86% 11% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Austin 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 10 38 4 52

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
8pm 0.55
11am 0.57
3pm 0.52
8am 0.65
10am 0.34
7pm 0.64
6am 0.58
7am 0.21
9pm 0.81
6pm 0.55
12pm 0.22
9am 0.26
1pm 0.79
5am 0.26
4pm 0.51
2pm 0.61
10pm 0.19
5pm 0.45

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin 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 291
February 259
March 289
April 283
May 287
June 284
July 291
August 272
September 278
October 290
November 232
December 242

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin 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 9.52
Tuesday 9.77
Wednesday 9.5
Thursday 9.46
Friday 9.54
Saturday 6.92
Sunday 8.71

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

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
In the Air
Taxi In
8pm 9 37 4 51
11am 10 38 4 53
3pm 10 39 4 54
8am 10 38 4 53
10am 11 38 4 54
7pm 9 38 4 53
6am 10 38 4 52
7am 10 38 4 53
9pm 8 37 4 50
6pm 10 38 4 52
12pm 10 38 3 52
9am 9 38 4 52
1pm 10 38 4 52
5am 9 38 4 51
4pm 11 39 3 53
2pm 11 38 4 54
10pm 9 37 4 51
5pm 10 38 4 53
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.