Cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas (CHI - DFW)

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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
$70 - $188
A78
Temperature
46.4 - 86 °F
A78
Precipitation
1.9 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$70

From Chicago (CHI) to Dallas

One-way from

$24

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) 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 month to fly from Chicago to Dallas?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Dallas from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $131 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $35. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 18 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Chicago to Dallas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 18 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 $126. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $138.

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

When flying from Chicago to Dallas, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to DFW flights for October, November
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$50pp
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
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$52pp
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 Nov - 10 Nov
$54pp
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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$50pp
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
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$52pp
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 Nov - 10 Nov
$54pp
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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$50pp
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 Dec - 13 Dec
$52pp
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 Dec - 12 Dec
$54pp
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 Oct - 30 Oct
$56pp
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
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Oct - 26 Oct
$69pp
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

One-way flights to Dallas from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Dallas
2:00 am - 4:28 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 28m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$24
mytrip.com
1:00 am - 3:26 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 26m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$25
FareScan
1:00 am - 3:26 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 26m
ORD - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$27
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Dallas</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Dallas

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 $50, but on average you can expect to pay $61.

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 $69.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

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

5 flight departures from Chicago to Dallas per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Dallas?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from Chicago to Dallas in about 2h 26m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Chicago and Dallas is about 806 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $50, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Dallas. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. These flights start at 61% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Dallas?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Dallas.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Dallas?

The most popular route from Chicago to Dallas is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Dallas/Fort Worth. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Dallas/Fort Worth or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Dallas Love Field.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Dallas?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $42. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Dallas/Fort Worth) can be booked for $54 on average our data indicates $465 when flying from Chicago to Dallas

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Dallas?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Dallas on time: LOT (94%), Aer Lingus (88%), SWISS (88%).

How long is the flight from Chicago to Dallas?

The flight from Chicago to Dallas tends to run about two and a half hours, give or take about 10 minutes. If you're flying out of Midway Airport, you can chop another 10 or 15 minutes off your expected flight duration.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Dallas?

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines all operate out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport with flights to Dallas. If you prefer to leave from Midway International, Southwest makes the trip.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Dallas?

With about three dozen nonstop flights connecting Chicago and Dallas daily, you should have no trouble finding one at a convenient time. Flights begin at 6 a.m. every day and continue till midnight.

Which airports serve Chicago to Dallas?

Most flights between Chicago and Dallas take off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and land at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. You can also find flights departing from Midway International Airport and landing at Dallas Love Field.

Which direct flight route between Chicago and Dallas is cheapest?

The cheapest flights are available on both the O'Hare to Dallas/Fort Worth International route (through Spirit Airlines) and on the alternate route from Midway to Love Field (through Southwest). Dallas is a freewheeling city that boasts big commerce, big sports and even big art. Head to the Nasher Sculpture Center to view one of the finest collections of sculpture in the country, or stop at the Dallas Museum of Art for a combination of great art and architecture. A moment of somber reflection is appropriate when you visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, where President John F. Kennedy was shot. In Old City Park, you can take a deeper trip into Texas history when you visit Dallas Heritage Village, which recreates life in the 19th century. Depending on when you visit, tickets to a Cowboys, Mavericks or Rangers game is a must to capture the spirit of the city. Your trip to Dallas will leave you in awe of the spirit of Texas and the "Big D." Check out our smart search engine to find cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas, Texas at convenient times.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dallas, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dallas from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Dallas within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dallas.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dallas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Dallas.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Dallas?

Returning to Chicago from Dallas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dallas are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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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 from Chicago to Dallas
2h 28m
Average temperature for October in Dallas
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Dallas
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing 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
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
Frontier
$78 $152 No cancel fee 62%
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 43% of CHI to DFW departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of CHI to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of CHI to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of CHI to DFW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Dallas
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Dallas.
Sunday
44 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
37 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
51 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
36 daily flights
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