The flight time from Los Angeles to Dallas is 2 hours, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA on time.
15 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 35 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DAL Dallas, TX 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Virgin America
90%
Alaska
83%
Southwest
82%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Dallas to Los Angeles
3 hours, 15 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 53m
Virgin America
3h
Alaska
3h 4m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

47

Distance

1246 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
27
Virgin America
16
Alaska
3

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 Los Angeles on time
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 155 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Dallas 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 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Dallas, Southwest is 82% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 82% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Virgin America 90% 10% 0%
Alaska 83% 17% 0%
Southwest 82% 18% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Dallas, 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)
Southwest 13 154 4 173
Virgin America 17 156 5 180
Alaska 21 154 5 184

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
5am 0.5
6am 0.35
8am 0.97
9am 0.26
10am 0.33
11am 0.93
12pm 0.17
1pm 0.28
2pm 0.25
3pm 0.32
4pm 0.42
5pm 1.08
6pm 0.75

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Dallas 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 209
February 188
March 213
April 200
May 206
June 198
July 205
August 210
September 201
October 213
November 203
December 204

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Dallas 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 6.9
Tuesday 6.9
Wednesday 7
Thursday 7.1
Friday 6.9
Saturday 5.4
Sunday 7

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
Southwest 27
Virgin America 16
Alaska 3

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)
5am 11 153 4 170
6am 11 157 4 174
8am 19 156 4 182
9am 17 154 4 176
10am 19 153 4 179
11am 17 156 4 180
12pm 14 157 4 176
1pm 15 157 4 179
2pm 12 154 4 173
3pm 14 156 5 177
4pm 12 154 4 172
5pm 16 154 5 175
6pm 11 152 5 170
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.