The flight time from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLE Cleveland, OH 5 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 28 minutes in the air
13 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
90%
American
88%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 28 minutes.

The flight distance from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth is 1021 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Cleveland
2 hours, 34 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 38m
American
2h 57m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

21

Distance

1021 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
19
Spirit
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Cleveland from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 1021 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

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

The flight time from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 28 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 38 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 57 minutes.

What airlines fly from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth?

American and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Cleveland (CLE) 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 Cleveland 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 148 minutes
Taxiing In 13 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 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 Cleveland to Dallas Fort Worth, Spirit is 90% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 90% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 90% 10% 0%
American 88% 11% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Cleveland 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 11 137 9 158
American 13 149 13 177

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
4pm 0.23
8pm 0.1
9am 0.01
5pm 0.17
7am 0.68
3pm 0.61
12pm 0.18
6pm 0
10am 0.15
8am 0.28
11am 0.57
7pm 0.19

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland 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 87
February 77
March 87
April 91
May 106
June 88
July 120
August 117
September 107
October 109
November 94
December 82

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland 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 3.38
Tuesday 3.04
Wednesday 3
Thursday 3.23
Friday 3.42
Saturday 2.57
Sunday 3.36

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
American 0
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)
4pm 13 154 13 182
8pm 11 136 8 154
9am 14 143 10 167
5pm 11 158 12 187
7am 13 152 13 181
3pm 12 147 13 174
12pm 12 142 14 169
6pm 8 138 7 153
10am 12 138 12 164
8am 11 142 12 167
11am 13 154 13 183
7pm 12 141 10 163
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.