The flight time from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 16 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 49 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
87%
American
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 49 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth is 868 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Phoenix
2 hours, 32 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 2m
American
2h 17m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

88

Distance

868 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
81
Spirit
6

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 868 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

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

The flight time from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 49 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 2 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 17 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth?

Spirit and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Phoenix (PHX) 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 Phoenix 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 109 minutes
Taxiing In 10 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 Phoenix to Dallas Fort Worth, American is 83% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 87% 12% 1%
American 83% 15% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix 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 10 105 6 122
American 16 110 11 137

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 0.62
11am 0.39
5pm 0.4
6pm 0.07
4pm 0.81
7pm 0.56
11pm 0.16
6am 1.13
1am 0.48
8pm 0.7
9am 0.41
0am 0.54
2pm 0.34
2am 0
7am 1.06
1pm 0.91
10pm 0.13
3pm 0.64
12pm 0.76
8am 0.79
5am 1.17
9pm 0.31

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 389
February 338
March 369
April 381
May 395
June 377
July 396
August 400
September 379
October 396
November 384
December 403

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 12.9
Tuesday 12.65
Wednesday 12.6
Thursday 12.71
Friday 12.79
Saturday 12.35
Sunday 12.6

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
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 17 110 11 139
11am 15 108 11 135
5pm 14 108 11 134
6pm 15 106 11 135
4pm 14 111 13 139
7pm 16 112 7 136
11pm 13 103 5 124
6am 16 109 12 138
1am 10 103 7 120
8pm 16 109 6 131
9am 19 105 11 136
0am 11 107 6 125
2pm 14 108 12 136
2am 14 102 4 120
7am 16 109 11 137
1pm 15 111 11 139
10pm 14 104 5 125
3pm 14 113 11 139
12pm 15 111 11 138
8am 19 109 11 141
5am 16 112 10 138
9pm 15 105 5 126
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.