The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 56 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MSP Minneapolis, MN 3 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
83%
American
78%
Spirit
78%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 56 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis is 852 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Minneapolis to Dallas Fort Worth
2 hours, 30 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
2h 18m
Spirit
2h 19m
Delta
2h 21m
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

81

Distance

852 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
40
American
37
Spirit
3

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Minneapolis by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis by plane is 852 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 Minneapolis?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 56 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 2 hours, 18 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 21 minutes.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis?

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

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Minneapolis (MSP). 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 17 minutes
In the Air 116 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Minneapolis 3 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 Minneapolis, Spirit is 78% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 83% 16% 1%
Spirit 78% 19% 3%
American 78% 19% 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 Minneapolis, 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 17 116 5 138
Spirit 16 114 8 139
Delta 18 116 5 141

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
3pm 0.12
10am 1.22
8am 0.69
9am 0.19
11am 0.22
12pm 1.6
0am 0.01
8pm 0.71
7am 1.01
5pm 0.28
11pm 0
2pm 1.67
4pm 1.76
7pm 0.26
5am 0.02
6pm 0.76
9pm 0.21
6am 0.77

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis 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 301
February 274
March 349
April 334
May 400
June 400
July 399
August 416
September 376
October 386
November 332
December 295

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Minneapolis 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 12.31
Tuesday 12.04
Wednesday 12.29
Thursday 12.31
Friday 12.38
Saturday 8.88
Sunday 11.75

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)
3pm 16 117 4 136
10am 18 116 5 141
8am 15 117 4 137
9am 18 113 6 140
11am 18 116 4 140
12pm 17 116 5 139
0am 13 109 3 126
8pm 19 113 5 138
7am 18 116 5 139
5pm 17 113 7 138
11pm 9 114 4 127
2pm 17 117 5 140
4pm 16 117 5 140
7pm 20 115 6 142
5am 18 118 5 142
6pm 20 115 6 143
9pm 16 115 5 137
6am 15 116 5 141
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.