The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham is 1 hour, 41 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 2 minutes early.
19 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 18 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BHM Birmingham, AL 2 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
73%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham is 1 hour, 41 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham is 597 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Birmingham to Dallas Fort Worth
2 hours, 2 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 41m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

40

Distance

597 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
40

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Birmingham by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham by plane is 597 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 Birmingham?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham is 1 hour, 41 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham.

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Birmingham (BHM). 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 19 minutes
In the Air 78 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives Birmingham 2 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 Birmingham, American is 73% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 73% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 73% 22% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and Birmingham, 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)
American 19 78 3 101

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
9am 0.28
3pm 0.5
9pm 0.01
4pm 0.04
12pm 0.93
10pm 0.28
6pm 0
8pm 0.85
10am 0.93
2pm 0.22
5pm 0.82
7am 0.55
0am 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham 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 158
February 147
March 167
April 159
May 202
June 204
July 203
August 208
September 161
October 165
November 162
December 153

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Birmingham 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 6.19
Tuesday 5.62
Wednesday 5.62
Thursday 6.04
Friday 6.19
Saturday 4.48
Sunday 6.04

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 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)
9am 25 76 2 105
3pm 16 78 4 101
9pm 17 75 4 98
4pm 17 74 3 95
12pm 20 78 3 101
10pm 15 79 3 98
6pm 29 69 3 101
8pm 20 77 3 101
10am 17 77 3 98
2pm 17 76 3 97
5pm 17 78 3 99
7am 21 80 3 105
0am 30 75 2 107
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.