The flight time from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth is 1 hour, 52 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DEN Denver, CO 4 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 26 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Frontier
85%
American
84%
United
84%
Spirit
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 26 minutes.

The flight distance from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth is 641 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Denver
2 hours, 1 minute

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
1h 48m
Frontier
1h 50m
United
1h 51m
American
1h 53m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

91

Distance

641 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
54
United
23
Frontier
10
Spirit
3

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Denver from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 641 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

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

The flight time from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 26 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 1 hour, 48 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 53 minutes.

What airlines fly from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth?

Spirit, American, United, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Denver to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Denver (DEN) 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 Denver 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 86 minutes
Taxiing In 10 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 8 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 Denver to Dallas Fort Worth, Frontier is 85% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Frontier 85% 13% 2%
American 84% 11% 5%
United 84% 11% 5%
Spirit 80% 19% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Denver 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 13 83 10 108
Frontier 14 85 10 110
United 15 86 10 111
American 15 87 11 113

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
9am 0.55
7am 0.46
6pm 1.03
9pm 0.33
7pm 0.45
3pm 0.26
8am 1.31
11am 0.55
0am 0
12pm 0.92
10am 1
2pm 0.88
4pm 0.7
10pm 0
8pm 0.89
5pm 0.42
1pm 0.92
6am 1.09
5am 0.6

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Denver 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 467
February 455
March 521
April 264
May 177
June 245
July 380
August 446
September 371
October 422
November 495
December 493

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Denver 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 13.37
Tuesday 11.9
Wednesday 11.81
Thursday 13.67
Friday 13.81
Saturday 12.75
Sunday 13.77

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
United 0
Frontier 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)
11pm 13 82 6 102
9am 14 86 10 111
7am 17 88 11 117
6pm 14 86 9 110
9pm 13 84 7 107
7pm 15 84 10 110
3pm 13 87 12 114
8am 15 87 11 114
11am 15 87 10 113
0am 18 76 5 99
12pm 14 87 11 112
10am 15 86 10 112
2pm 14 87 11 113
4pm 14 87 12 114
10pm 15 75 6 96
8pm 14 84 8 108
5pm 15 85 11 112
1pm 14 86 10 110
6am 16 86 11 116
5am 16 86 10 113
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.