Book Cheap Flight Tickets from Chicago (CHI) to Dallas (DFW)
With Crystal Travel, you can find some of the cheapest airfares for your Chicago to Dallas flights.

Dallas is one of the busiest routes from Chicago, so bagging affordable plane tickets on this route can become cumbersome. Whether it is your first trip or 100th, you will want to save some dollars to spend when you arrive in Dallas.

And that is why we are here to help you find the plane ticket that suits your budget and offers you a secure journey. So, what are you waiting for? Book your cheap flights from Chicago to Dallas with Crystal Travel now.

About Chicago

Settled on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in Illinois, Chicago is a thriving cosmopolitan of the USA. It is the hub of commerce, trade, culture, and finance. Chicago is home to several Fortune 500 companies. The “Windy City” is one of the leading centers in education and sports, with professional sports teams in each of the major professional leagues. Some popular tourist attractions include Millennium Park, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Tribune Tower.

About Dallas

Dallas is a dynamic cosmopolitan of North Texas with unique vibes and attractions. The city offers a plethora of things to do and see with its stunning skyscrapers, bustling ranches, and amusement parks. It is the commercial and cultural hub of the region where you can find many art galleries and live music concerts. Some popular tourist attractions include the Arboretum & Botanical Garden, World Aquarium, Dallas Museum of Art, Klyde Warren Park, and Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Dallas

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FAQs on Chicago to Dallas Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Dallas?

The airlines flying directly from Chicago to Dallas are:

  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • United Express
2. I’m booking a non-stop/direct flight to Dallas from Chicago. Which airport do I choose?

Chicago is served by two airports that offer nonstop flights to Dallas, Texas. The airports are:

  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Most direct flights from Chicago land at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), while a few land at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL). You can choose your source and destination airports amongst the options, depending upon travel time from the airport, the departure time, and the airfare.

3. What is the flight duration between Chicago and Dallas?
The shortest flight distance between Chicago and Dallas is about 800 miles or 697 nautical miles. The quickest non-stop flight, operated by Southwest, from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) takes around 2 hours and 10 minutes to land at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL).
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from Chicago to Dallas?
Southwest Airlines has the least delayed flights from Chicago to Dallas, followed by Spirit and American Airlines.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Chicago to Dallas?
Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Dallas, Texas. Generally, flights are expensive during the weekend, with Friday (evening) and Monday being the most expensive days. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find affordable flights. Be flexible with your plans and explore our flight deals to secure a cheap flight.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from ORD/MDW to DFW/DAL?
Most airlines typically charge a penalty fee for changes or cancellations of flights. However, whether you incur a cancellation fee depends on your airline alone. Please check the cancelation policy of the airlines or contact our customer support team for more information.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Chicago?
O’Hare International Airport and DFW offer sleeping pods to passengers for rent after security check-in. They can take a nap, watch TV, or work in a private space from there. Also, some airlines furnish lounges with sleeping areas/rooms for business and first-class ticket holders. Low-cost airlines don't offer any sleeping areas to their ticket holders.
8. Am I allowed to carry food/eatables on my flight to Dallas?
As per the TSA rules, you may carry food/eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed. However, you cannot hold liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items in your baggage.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Chicago to DFW/DAL?

The baggage allowance may vary with the airlines and the ticket fare. As per the standard for domestic flights in the USA, you can check in one piece of baggage and carry one in the cabin. 

  • The dimensions (length + width + height) of the checked baggage should be less than 62 inches (158 cm), and the weight must not exceed more than 50 pounds (23 kg). 
  • The carry-on weight cannot exceed 18 lbs (8 kg), and its dimensions must be compatible with fitting in the overhead cabin or beneath the seat.
10. I lost my baggage during my flight to Dallas from Chicago. How can I recover it?

Contact the airlines immediately if you cannot find your baggage after a flight. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage during a flight. Here are a few things you can do to recover your baggage.

  • Request airlines to deliver the bag to your address or provide accommodation till it's found.
  • Request for baggage fee reimbursement

An airline will typically require 1-5 days to find the baggage or declare it lost. If the bag is lost, the airline will compensate you for it and its content as per baggage policies. Check the airline and government policies for more information, or contact our travel experts.

11. How would I get the best deal on my flight from Chicago to Dallas?
Crystal Travel always has some offers or others for your flight journey. Use our extensive search engine to find some of the latest offers available for your trip with just a few clicks. Add your origin and destination airports as "ORD/MDW" and "DFW/DAL" respectively, as well as your travel dates. However, if you are still unsure, call our travel experts, and they will give you all the latest offers available. Also, stay up-to-date with our latest offers and dynamic deals by signing up for our newsletter.
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