Cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas (CHI - DFW)

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The best prices from Chicago to Dallas are usually found in August or July, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Dallas (DFW)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to DFW flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Dallas flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas.
CHI - A78
Price
$71 - $188
A78
Temperature
59 - 96.8 °F
A78
Rainfall
1.9 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$71

From Chicago to Dallas

One-way from

$34

One-way flight from Chicago to Dallas

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Dallas?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Dallas. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Dallas?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Chicago to Dallas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $105. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $150.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Dallas?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Dallas from Chicago average $106. You can even find prices in August for less than $106, as users have found deals to Dallas from as low as $34. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Dallas from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Dallas (CHI - A78)?

When flying from Chicago to Dallas, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 26% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to DFW flights for June, July
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jul - 10 Jul
$84pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jul - 17 Jul
$85pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Dallas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from Chicago found for this year
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$78pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Dallas from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Dallas direct flight deals
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$78pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Dallas

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas from Chicago, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 26 Jul
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 10 Jul
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 10 Jul
$109pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Dallas from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Dallas
10:00 am - 12:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 13m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$34
Gotogate
2:10 am - 4:35 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$36
mytrip.com
2:10 am - 4:35 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$37
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Dallas

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Dallas due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Dallas for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Dallas to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Dallas are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Dallas have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Dallas that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Dallas for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Dallas for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Dallas for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Dallas under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dallas is less than $89.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Dallas for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Dallas?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Dallas on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 9 flights from Chicago to Dallas a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Dallas?

Expect the weather to be around 97 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Dallas is generally hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Dallas?

Departing from Chicago to Dallas will take you 2h 13m. Airlines will cover a distance of 798 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Dallas round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Dallas round-trip from $77. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Dallas for 41% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Dallas one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $34 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $47.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Dallas

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Dallas

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Dallas.
Flight duration
2h 28m
Average temperature for June in Dallas
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Dallas
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Dallas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Dallas choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$78 $152 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$45 $167 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$48 $224 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $270 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$77 $297 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$345 $1,100 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Dallas

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Dallas.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of CHI to DFW departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of CHI to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of CHI to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to DFW departures
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