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Houston to Dallas

  • $169 was the cheapest return price from Houston to Dallas last month
  • Dallas is served by 2 airports. These are Dallas Love Field, Dallas Fort Worth International.
  • Houston to Dallas is 231 miles
  • The average flight time from Houston to Dallas is 55min
  • There are 350 flights a week from Houston to Dallas
  • 3 airlines fly direct from Houston to Dallas
  • The most popular airline flying from Houston to Dallas last month was Southwest Airlines

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A short, 42-minute trip southeast will take you from the sprawling metropolis of Dallas, one of the largest urban areas in the country and a growing economic hub, to Houston, Texas’ most populated city. The total distance between these major tourist zones of the south is 231 miles. Gate to gate elapsed times average 55 minutes, so allot an hour for your total departure/arrival on flights from Dallas to Houston.

While they both are classified under the same subtropical climate category, it should be mentioned that Houston lies close to the Gulf of Mexico, and is thus more susceptible to the humid marine air masses that move in from the coast. Dallas is prone to these as well, but typically has drier air.

There are two airfields in Dallas that passengers can depart from, these being Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International. The latter is the larger and more frequented airport. Three airliners offer Dallas to Houston flights, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.

Heading out of Dallas

Dallas/Fort Worth International is the central flight hub for American Airlines, which houses its headquarters nearby. The land area of the airport is a staggering 30 square miles, making it the second largest in the country; it has its own zip code! It is also the third busiest in the world as far as total aircraft movements are concerned.

The airport can be accessed from the south on State Highway 183, or by 114 and Interstate 635 from the north. There are a grand total of 5 terminals and 165 passenger gates at the facility, but it has the potential to accommodate to up to 13 and 260 respectively.

Parents will find many family-friendly activities in the airport, including a McDonald’s play area by Gate D33 and DFW Children’s Play area near gate D10. Dallas/Fort Worth International also spent millions on a comprehensive Public Art Program. Passengers can observe a wide selection of pieces created by domestic and foreign artists.

Having fun in Houston

Home of the NASA Space Center, Space City has long been a major tourist destination. Houston is full of great museums, among these including The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Fine Arts, and The Menil Collection.

Hermann Park is the city’s original public park, and it is outfitted with multiple running trails and picnic areas. To stay cool on those hot summer days, visitors should pay a visit to the Water Wall. As for sports, the Astrodome, of course, attracts millions of tourists every year!

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