The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 4 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves RDU Raleigh Durham, NC 1 minute early.
16 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 35 minutes in the air
12 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 35 minutes.

The flight distance from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth is 1061 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Raleigh Durham
2 hours, 36 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
3h 4m
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

38

Distance

1061 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
38

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Raleigh Durham from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 1061 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth?

The flight time from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth is 3 hours, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 35 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Raleigh Durham (RDU) 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 Raleigh Durham 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 155 minutes
Taxiing In 12 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 Raleigh Durham to Dallas Fort Worth, American is 80% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 80% 18% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Raleigh Durham 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 16 155 12 184

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
7pm 0.59
10am 0.01
8pm 0.01
9am 0.61
6am 0.79
3pm 0.88
4pm 0.1
8am 0.02
5am 0.18
7am 0.85
11am 0.55
12pm 0.42
1pm 0.11
6pm 0.22
5pm 0

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Raleigh Durham 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 151
February 142
March 170
April 168
May 178
June 175
July 170
August 179
September 167
October 169
November 167
December 162

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Raleigh Durham 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 5.75
Tuesday 5.52
Wednesday 5.29
Thursday 5.52
Friday 5.73
Saturday 4.92
Sunday 5.69

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

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)
7pm 17 151 13 181
10am 18 140 13 174
8pm 19 165 15 197
9am 16 149 13 180
6am 18 155 11 183
3pm 15 157 12 186
4pm 15 148 10 173
8am 14 161 11 187
5am 14 165 13 195
7am 17 157 13 190
11am 15 158 11 186
12pm 15 145 11 173
1pm 14 161 11 186
6pm 14 161 13 190
5pm 17 138 13 168
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.