Everything is bigger in Dallas. Art, BBQ joints, magical musical performances and shopping destinations from luxury brands to budget friendly, have all been supersized in this ritzy American city. Foodies will love to discover the dining gems around the city with something for every taste. There are plenty of things to do including a visit to the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, a night out in Deep Ellum to lunch in Trinity Groves or a visit to the Design District, you can do it all in Dallas’ many diverse neighbourhoods. It’s time to pack your bags and explore this Texan city.View our Dallas travel guide
Flights from Christchurch (CHC) to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Christchurch to Dallas Fort Worth
When to visit
Year-round sunny weather in Dallas offers predictably pleasant experiences. Visit in autumn or spring, summer or winter, a big outdoor adventure is waiting for you in Dallas. The normal average daily temperature is 18.9°C, the warmest month is July reaching 36°C and the average daily temperature is 29.6°C. Visit in February to join in National Margarita Day, as Dallas is the home of the frozen margarita. The fall season is the best time to plan a trip to Dallas. With the cooler weather, lots of festivals and events it’s a great time to experience the season.
What is the main airport called?
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).Opens external site in a new window Also known as DFW Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area in the U.S. state of Texas. Downtown Dallas is 32km from the airport.
Arriving in Dallas
The helpful staff at Dallas Airport will be greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Dallas from Dallas-Fort Worth Airport
Getting to and from Dallas Airport is easy with all the different transportation options available. The quickest way to get to Dallas is using public transport on the DART train. Rental cars are a great way to get around the region, with many major rental companies operating from the airport. A taxi service is available on the lower level of terminals, A,B,C,D and E. Passenger pick-up for courtesy vehicles is located at the lower level curbside of each terminal. Shared ride providers are located at the lower level curbside of each terminal with Uber, Lyft, WING and Alto. Limousines and charters buses are also available to get you to your destination.
Getting around Dallas
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) light rail is the best way to get around Dallas. DART connects you to most of Dallas' entertainment districts, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, American Airlines Center, DFW International and Love Field airports, as well as Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The Dallas Streetcar connects Oak Cliff and Bishop Arts to Dallas Union Station in Downtown Dallas. Streetcars runs every 20 minutes. It’s also possible to hire a car, hail a taxi, book a ride share service from Uber, Lyft, WING or Alto. Additionally, there is the bus network that services the city.
Fly from Christchurch
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Christchurch, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Christchurch Airport (CHC).Opens external site in a new window The airport is located about 12 kilometres north west of the city centre, it’s the main airport that serves Christchurch. There are shops, WiFi and charging services, ATM's and airline lounges available at the airport.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Christchurch are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
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