The flight time from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL on time.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 39 minutes in the air
11 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
78%
Frontier
70%
Spirit
68%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 39 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth is 1121 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Miami
2 hours, 42 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
3h 9m
Frontier
3h 13m
Spirit
3h 15m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

67

Distance

1121 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
62
Frontier
2
Spirit
1

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 1121 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

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

The flight time from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 39 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 3 hours, 9 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 3 hours, 15 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth?

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

Does Southwest fly from Miami to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Miami (MIA) 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 Miami on time
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 159 minutes
Taxiing In 11 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 1 minute 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 Miami to Dallas Fort Worth, Frontier is 70% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 70% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 78% 21% 1%
Frontier 70% 25% 5%
Spirit 68% 29% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami 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)
American 17 158 11 189
Frontier 17 162 11 193
Spirit 22 162 9 195

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
8am 0.53
7pm 0.73
6pm 0.08
2pm 0.1
5pm 0.91
4pm 0.19
7am 0.97
12pm 0.37
11am 0.77
1pm 0.77
10am 0.45
5am 0.89
8pm 0.01
3pm 0.91
9pm 0.98
9am 0.67
6am 0.08

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 344
February 208
March 283
April 265
May 281
June 313
July 326
August 299
September 254
October 276
November 293
December 348

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 9.98
Tuesday 9.06
Wednesday 9
Thursday 9.85
Friday 9.92
Saturday 9.44
Sunday 9.87

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
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)
8am 19 158 13 192
7pm 18 156 8 184
6pm 18 163 7 191
2pm 15 161 9 186
5pm 17 160 13 192
4pm 15 164 10 194
7am 16 162 13 193
12pm 19 158 10 187
11am 22 157 11 191
1pm 17 157 11 189
10am 19 160 9 192
5am 14 162 10 188
8pm 25 171 7 203
3pm 14 161 11 188
9pm 20 155 6 183
9am 16 157 13 186
6am 21 163 10 195
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.