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

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 2 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 36 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
Spirit
86%
American
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta is 2 hours, 2 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 36 minutes.

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

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Dallas Fort Worth
2 hours, 18 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
2h
American
2h 2m
Spirit
2h 6m
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)

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Flights Per Week

131

Distance

731 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
66
American
54
Spirit
10

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta 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 Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta is 2 hours, 2 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 36 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, and Spirit the slowest taking 2 hours, 6 minutes.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta?

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

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Atlanta (ATL). 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 Dallas Fort Worth 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 96 minutes
Taxiing In 10 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 5 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 Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta, American is 79% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 88% 12% 0%
Spirit 86% 12% 2%
American 79% 18% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and Atlanta, 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 95 9 120
American 15 96 10 122
Spirit 15 96 11 126

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
11pm 0.01
2pm 1.75
11am 0.54
0am 0
12pm 1.53
6am 0.96
10am 1.41
3pm 0.79
8pm 0.9
10pm 0.12
4pm 1.05
5am 0.42
5pm 1.19
9pm 0.02
8am 2.32
6pm 0.99
7pm 0.7
7am 1.89
9am 0.87
1pm 1.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta 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 559
February 508
March 569
April 554
May 634
June 597
July 605
August 629
September 545
October 564
November 528
December 531

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Atlanta 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 19.96
Tuesday 19.33
Wednesday 19.31
Thursday 19.56
Friday 19.69
Saturday 14.73
Sunday 18.63

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)
11pm 14 84 7 105
2pm 14 97 8 120
11am 19 93 10 123
0am 15 87 5 107
12pm 14 96 10 121
6am 14 94 11 121
10am 17 96 9 123
3pm 13 95 10 119
8pm 17 95 8 121
10pm 14 95 7 116
4pm 15 95 12 123
5am 13 99 11 124
5pm 14 96 11 123
9pm 15 88 8 111
8am 13 96 9 121
6pm 17 95 9 123
7pm 14 93 8 117
7am 18 96 10 124
9am 14 94 9 118
1pm 14 95 8 119
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.