The flight time from New York to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 2 minutes early.
23 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 17 minutes in the air
12 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
80%
American
76%
Delta
71%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 17 minutes.

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

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to New York
3 hours, 18 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
3h 51m
American
3h 56m
Delta
3h 58m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

123

Distance

1389 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
79
Delta
36
Spirit
6

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance from New York to Dallas Fort Worth 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 New York to Dallas Fort Worth?

The flight time from New York to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 17 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 3 hours, 51 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 3 hours, 58 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Dallas Fort Worth?

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

Does Southwest fly from New York to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from New York (LGA) 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 New York 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 23 minutes
In the Air 197 minutes
Taxiing In 12 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 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 20 minutes. For example, from New York to Dallas Fort Worth, Spirit is 80% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 80% 17% 3%
American 76% 20% 4%
Delta 71% 28% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York 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 18 196 12 231
American 22 196 13 236
Delta 24 199 10 238

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
10am 0.2
11am 0.72
8am 0.12
2pm 1.14
6am 1.75
3pm 1.15
6pm 0.7
12pm 0.72
7pm 1.39
5pm 1.65
4pm 1.05
8pm 0.14
5am 0.92
1pm 1.99
9am 1.79
7am 1.68
9pm 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 509
February 457
March 530
April 526
May 572
June 572
July 587
August 607
September 497
October 552
November 523
December 503

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 19.06
Tuesday 18.94
Wednesday 19.08
Thursday 19.17
Friday 18.85
Saturday 12.12
Sunday 16.54

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)
10am 27 191 12 231
11am 26 198 12 238
8am 21 197 11 238
2pm 22 194 12 232
6am 19 194 12 230
3pm 25 202 13 245
6pm 25 199 12 239
12pm 23 200 11 243
7pm 25 194 8 233
5pm 25 199 12 241
4pm 25 195 13 238
8pm 28 205 7 246
5am 18 196 11 228
1pm 20 198 12 233
9am 29 198 12 241
7am 20 196 11 231
9pm 16 217 6 243
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.