Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport

Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport (DFW) is located 27 km (17 miles) from downtown Dallas and 33 km (21 miles) from downtown Fort Worth.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF7 and QF8 arrive and depart from terminal D.

All Qantas passengers travelling on Qantas operated flights from Australia to Dallas/Fort Worth will clear customs and immigration in Dallas (Fort Worth).

Departures

Ticketing

Ticketing facilities are not available.

Contact Qantas on 1800 227 4500 within North America for assistance.

Check-in

Check-in opens 4 hours before departure; and closes 1 hour prior to departure for Qantas operated services.

For Qantas codeshare flights, passengers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas.  Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.

Flight status

View our flight status page for departure information.

Arrivals

Automated Passport Control

Passengers arriving at Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport will be processed through immigration using Automated Passport Control (APC) the fastest, most convenient and secure entry process.

Baggage

Passengers with checked baggage can retrieve their baggage inside the US Customs area in Terminal D.  Information monitors display the actual baggage carousel used.

Passengers connecting in Dallas (Fort Worth) with direct international service, no longer have to claim their baggage through US Customs and Border Protection. You can simply claim your baggage at your final destination once passport control has been cleared. 

International-To-International (ITI) baggage transfer service is available at Dallas (Fort Worth) between American Airlines (AA) and Qantas (QF) for all connecting passengers from Australia to AA without the need to clear their bags through US Customs in Dallas (Fort Worth) when transferring to a direct international destination (eg. Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, UK, Spain, France, etc.).  ITI is also applicable from AA international flights connecting through Dallas (Fort Worth) to QF to Sydney.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.

Transfers

Transfer between terminals

Skylink: The Skylink high-speed train, inside security, connects all five terminals with an average ride time of less than five minutes. 

Terminal Link: Terminal Link's orange vans arrive every 10 minutes and will transfer you to another terminal once outside security. 

  • free service
  • no ticket or pass of any kind is needed to board
  • van pick-up between the hours of 5am and 12am.

Lounges

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Dallas Fort Worth American Airlines Admirals Club (partner).

Transport

Transport options available from DFW airport
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 30 minute drive from the city centre from both Dallas and Fort Worth.
Visit Dallas Fort Worth International airport for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Approximately US$40 one way to Dallas city centre.
Approximately US$43 one way to Fort Worth city centre.
Buses Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is a great way to travel to visit many Dallas sites and landmarks 7 days a week. A shuttle service is provided to the station from all airport terminals for both departing and arriving passengers.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from Dallas Fort Worth airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.