The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to New York is 3 hours, 17 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX on time.
16 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 52 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
86%
American
75%
Delta
69%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to New York is 3 hours, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 52 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to New York is 1389 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Dallas Fort Worth
3 hours, 54 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
3h 16m
Delta
3h 20m
Spirit
3h 23m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

125

Distance

1389 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
82
Delta
35
Spirit
6

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from New York by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to New York by plane is 1389 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 New York?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to New York is 3 hours, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 52 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 3 hours, 16 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 3 hours, 23 minutes.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to New York?

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

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to New York?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to New York (LGA). 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 on time
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 172 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives New York 4 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 New York, Spirit is 86% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 86% 12% 2%
American 75% 22% 3%
Delta 69% 31% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and New York, 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 16 172 6 196
Delta 17 172 7 200
Spirit 15 172 11 203

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
5pm 1.2
9am 1.28
2pm 1.71
10am 1.45
7pm 0.94
8am 1.4
2am 0
4pm 1.41
6am 1.03
7am 1.49
1am 0
11am 0.59
3pm 1.1
6pm 1.23
12pm 1.83
1pm 0.75

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to New York 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 510
February 462
March 532
April 530
May 575
June 569
July 572
August 596
September 552
October 566
November 530
December 527

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to New York 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 19.25
Tuesday 19.48
Wednesday 19
Thursday 19.08
Friday 19.13
Saturday 12.31
Sunday 17.15

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 2
Delta 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)
5pm 15 173 6 198
9am 19 170 6 197
2pm 16 173 7 198
10am 18 174 5 198
7pm 19 172 7 201
8am 15 173 10 201
2am 11 162 13 186
4pm 16 173 7 197
6am 13 172 6 194
7am 18 171 6 197
1am 12 152 41 205
11am 15 169 6 192
3pm 15 171 6 195
6pm 19 171 7 199
12pm 17 173 6 199
1pm 14 170 5 192
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.