The 10 Cheapest Flights from Dallas

Every day hundreds of flights depart from Dallas' DFW International Airport... and the cheapest flights from Dallas are going to these destinations.

Hopper Editors - Oct. 26, 2017

Sprawled over more than 17,000 acres of land in central north Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth Airport not only serves the people of the greater metroplex area with some fantastically priced international connections, but also offers up a whole range of alluring domestic flights with a price tag to match. Some will transport travelers to the wild climes of the Rocky Mountains, others will drop them on the heady strip of Vegas or close to the paradise-like beaches of the Mexican gulf. All come at wallet-friendly prices that will not break the bank!

Here's a list of the 10 cheapest flights from Dallas discovered by Hopper's crowd-sourcing research, including some information on the lowest return ticket prices and the average cost of a bargain buy.

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10. Fly from Dallas to Las Vegas for only $226 return on Spirit

They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but we reckon these flight prices for a return from Dallas Fort Worth International are just too good to keep to ourselves! Bargain tickets on the route typically go for anything below $226, with 10% of the cheapest fares matching or even beating that price. This actually means it's possible to be sauntering your way through the doors of the MGM Grand for as little as $129 return, leaving you a lot more money for the tables!

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Top three reasons to visit Las Vegas:

  • The casinos: Between the iconic fountains of the Bellagio and the neon-lit terraces of the MGM Grand, let it be said that Vegas and gaming go together like ace and king.
  • The nightclubs: All-night pool parties laden with a-list celebs, sky-touching roof bars where cocktails flow as if from taps, world-class DJs and artists galore and more mega clubs than you can shake a neon glow stick at.
  • The great outdoors: A visit to Vegas puts you just a stone's throw from some of the West's most fascinating natural attractions.

Flight is 2 hours and 50 minutes direct on Spirit

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Las Vegas recently found:
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Oct 28 to Oct 31
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Oct 28 to Nov 4
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Oct 30 to Nov 4
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9. Fly from Dallas to Minneapolis for only $203 return on Spirit

No fewer than four individual carriers (American Airlines, Delta, Spirit and Sun Country) now run the route from the scorching summer heat of north central Texas to the cool continental streets of the Midwestern Twin Cities, charging as little as $125 (that's for the luckiest travelers) for a return ticket on the two-hour trip. Generally speaking, any fare price better than the average low of $205 is a real steal, while it's definitely best to look for mid-week departures and returns, as these have been known to save passengers nearly $60!

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Flight is 2 hours and 26 minutes direct on Spirit

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Minneapolis recently found:
- $106 round trip on Spirit from Oct 30 to Nov 3
- $106 round trip on Spirit from Nov 1 to Nov 5
- $106 round trip on Spirit from Nov 4 to Nov 17
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8. Fly from Dallas to Phoenix for only $188 return on American or Spirit

With around 40% of the market share on direct-flight departures leaving Dallas Fort Worth International, it's perhaps not surprising that Spirit Airlines offer the cheapest routes into Arizona's capital. Prices start from around $188, while some of the luckiest passengers have managed to scoop return seats for as little as $88! Once in town, Dallas natives should be sure to taste their way through the famed Mexican eateries of Phoenix, where the locals lay claim to some of the best Tex-Mex in America. Surely not?

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Flight is 2 hours and 30 minutes direct on Spirit, US Airways, American or Delta

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Phoenix recently found:
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Oct 30 to Nov 3
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Nov 15 to Nov 18
- $146 round trip on Spirit from Dec 13 to Dec 16
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7. Fly from Dallas to Tampa for only $187 return on Spirit

Lively Tampa is Florida's gateway to the gulf coast, just a stone's throw from the shimmering sand stretches of Clearwater and the idyllic Sarasota keys. But it's also a great entry point for those looking to explore further afield, with good connections to the sprawling adventure parks of Orlando and the fascinating Everglades that envelope Miami to the south. September and October see the lowest flight prices, with fares dipping to a mouth-watering $147 for the shoulder season, while you can expect to pay anything below $187 during the rest of the year.

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Top three reasons to visit Tampa:

  • Busch Gardens: Tampa's top family attraction, Busch Gardens packs stomach-stealing 'coasters, belly-filling restaurants and a 12,000-animal zoo into 297 acres of pure entertainment.
  • Ybor City: Visitors can take a walking tour before dropping into the excellent Ybor City Museum and Cigar Museum.
  • The Waterfront: Tampa's most beautiful modern district is found down by the water, and encapsulated in the winding Bayshore Boulevard.

Flight is 2 hours and 39 minutes direct on Spirit

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Tampa recently found:
- $116 round trip on Spirit from Oct 30 to Nov 4
- $116 round trip on Spirit from Feb 4 to Feb 11
- $141 round trip on Spirit from Feb 6 to Feb 12
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6. Fly from Dallas to San Antonio for only $165 return on American

Feeling patriotic and need a dose of national pride pronto? Then what better than this quick state flight from Dallas to San Antonio, where the rough-brick façade of the Alamo Mission still stands shrouded beneath the towering high-rises of the city's downtown? Today, more than four million visitors a year come to tour the site where the heroic Texan Revolutionaries made their great stand against the armies of Mexico, and now you can too, for as little as $163 return on American Airlines.

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Flight is 1 hour and 10 minutes direct on American

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to San Antonio recently found:
- $125 round trip on American from Nov 18 to Dec 3
- $125 round trip on American from Nov 19 to Dec 3
- $125 round trip on American from Nov 20 to Dec 3
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5. Fly from Dallas to Houston for only $164 return on United

Why spend your day driving through the shimmering heat of the Texan high 80s on Interstate 45 when American Airlines and United Airlines are all at hand to transport you southward through the state to Houston in an air-conditioned cabin laden with comfy seats? Some passengers on the route have managed to grab tickets for just $105, while most others have at least enjoyed fares below $164. What's more, the flight takes a measly one hour from start to finish, meaning you'll be strolling the leafy downtown of the state's largest metropolis in no time at all.

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Flight is 1 hour and 10 minutes direct on United or American

Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Houston recently found:
- $153 round trip on American from Oct 29 to Nov 1
- $153 round trip on American from Nov 3 to Nov 8
- $153 round trip on United from Nov 3 to Nov 8
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4. Fly from Dallas to Austin for only $154 return on American

Once you've heard enough slide guitar and whining harmonica to fill a concert hall and the tunes of Blind Lemon Jefferson and Robert Johnson keep a ringing in your head, it's surely time for a taste of something a little different. Well, quirky little Austin just down the road has everything from Latin samba to Mexican mariachi, with overtures of grunge and punk thrown in for good measure. What's more, tickets on American Airlines are now super cheap, with returns going for as low as $154!

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Top three reasons to visit Austin:

  • BBQ: One of the barbecue capitals, Austin keeps things hot and freshly charbroiled all over the city.
  • The live music: Austin is located at the intersection of country and rock, and jazz and blues.
  • Al fresco dining: The local restaurant and bar scene do well to balance craft cocktails, microbrew and southern home cooking with a nice hit of Vitamin D.

Flight is 55 minutes direct on American


3. Fly from Dallas to Denver for only $118 return on Spirit

OK, so you've hiked the Chisos ridges of the Texan Big Bend and scaled the peaks of Palo Pinto, but where to next? Perhaps it's time for the most definitive of the lot? — the snow-tipped summits of the great American Rockies. If so, then pack up your boots and prepare your gear, because in just under two hours you could be strolling out of Denver International Airport into the shadow of the hills. Return tickets are generally cheapest with Frontier Airlines (averaging around $98-$126), while some super lucky travelers have even scooped flights for a measly 40 bucks!

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Top three reasons to visit Denver:

  • **The craft beers: Colorado produces more beer per capita than any other state in America!

    • The winter sports: Few cities in America can boast such good transfer connections to so many world-class ski areas.

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  • **The hiking: Denver continues to figure as a hub for adventure travelers right throughout the summer.**

Flight is 2 hours direct on Spirit

**Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Denver recently found:
- $96 round trip on Spirit from Oct 30 to Nov 4
- $96 round trip on Spirit from Oct 29 to Nov 6
- $96 round trip on Spirit from Oct 31 to Nov 8
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2. Fly from Dallas to Kansas City for only $109 return on Spirit

American Airlines and Spirit Airlines all run this super-cheap direct route from DFW to Kansas City International, offering return tickets for an average low of $109 apiece. Once in town Texan locals can really let loose and indulge their native love for the authentic barbecue experience, because Kansas City has some of the best smokehouses in the country, all serving up Missouri's trademark burnt end brisket and a myriad of other juicy meats.

**Check out Hopper's when to fly and buy reports for tips on how to find the cheapest flights from Dallas to Kansas City**

Top three reasons to visit Kansas City:

  • **The BBQ: Today everywhere from lawn side grills to fine-dining joints compete for the favor of the locals.**
  • **The music: Hailed as one of the cradles of American jazz, lovers of Parker and Basie can head to one of the many speakeasies and music halls that pepper the downtown area.**
  • **The Kansas City Zoo: Regularly hailed as one of the best zoological parks in all of America.**

Flight is 1 hour and 28 minutes direct on Spirit

**Examples of itineraries from Dallas to Kansas City recently found:
- $80 round trip on Spirit from Oct 29 to Nov 3
- $88 round trip on Spirit from Oct 24 to Oct 29
- $88 round trip on Spirit from Oct 27 to Nov 3
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1. Fly from Dallas to New Orleans for only $109 return on Spirit

Fun-loving, easy-going New Orleans is really where the party's at and it's now also easily accessible from Dallas with just a short 1.5-hour flight cross-state to the gulf coast. Good prices for return tickets on the route average just $109, with some lucky travelers getting in for just $80. So, if you fancy a master class in daiquiri mixing or a few nights of big band jazz, then why not look to American Airlines or Spirit for you ticket into town?

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Top three reasons to visit New Orleans:

  • **The food: Its culinary traditions have become a way of life, mixing classic French cuisine with the influences of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Native American and African, with help from local southern American cooking.**
  • **The music: There are tons of places to hear some live music and join the tradition, but if you want to go out to see real New Orleans, get out of the French Quarter.**
  • **Mardis Gras: New Orleans is where the party is at, all the time, so why not come to the big one?**

Flight is 1 hour and 37 minutes direct on Spirit

**Examples of itineraries from Dallas to New Orleans recently found:
- $80 round trip on Spirit from Nov 12 to Nov 14
- $80 round trip on Spirit from Nov 12 to Nov 18
- $80 round trip on Spirit from Nov 17 to Nov 20
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