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How to get from Dallas Fort Worth Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport

Located 45 minutes east of Fort Worth near downtown Dallas, Love Field airport is a popular choice for commercial aviation and is home to the world’s biggest low-cost carrier, Southwest.

So if you are landing at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and you need to make your way to Love Field Airport, you have two transportation options; you can either take a taxi or a private transfer or you can take the DART train and a connecting shuttle bus. Taking a Dallas airport taxi or private shuttle from DFW to Love Field is the best way to travel as cabs are available 24/7 and provide fast services. On the other hand, taking Dallas’ public transportation system is a good alternative for travellers on a budget.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €33.40 20min 24/7
Train & Shuttle €4.40 50min 04:22–00:54

How to get from Fort Worth airport to Love Field airport by taxi

Choosing to take a Dallas cab or private shuttle from DFW to DAL is a reliable and convenient way to travel, especially if you need to get to your next flight as soon as possible. Dallas taxis offer 24/7 door-to-door services taking only 20 minutes to reach Love Field airport.

Taxi fare from Dallas Fort Worth to Love Field

Dallas cabs calculate their fares using a taximeter, based on the time and distance travelled. The 20-minute ride from DFW to Love Field airport costs around $38 (€33.40) including tips and the airport exit fee. Please know that an extra $2 (€1.75) fee will be asked for each additional passenger.

However, if you want to travel at a fixed-rate fare and have your on-time pickup guaranteed, then it is recommended to pre-book your airport transfer.

Cost

$38 (€33.40)

Trip Duration

20 Min.

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Fort Worth International Airport.

Where do I get it from?

The official Fort Worth airport’s taxi rank can easily be found at the lower level of Terminals A, B, C, D and E.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Dallas Fort Worth to Love Field is by far the best travel option to avoid delays. Taxis provide fast, reliable 24/7 transportation which is crucial if you have another plane to catch.

Editor’s Note

Please keep in mind that extra fares apply to cover the cost of the airport toll, airport drop-off and for any extra passengers.

Useful Tips

All Dallas cab drivers accept cash or credit card payments.
It is good to know that there is no price difference for day, night or weekend trips.
It is customary to tip your taxi driver in Dallas; a tip of around 15% of your end fare is the norm.

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How to get from Fort Worth to Love Field by train and shuttle

Dallas public transportation is a fantastic cost-savvy travel alternative from Fort Worth to Love Field airport. A DFW to Love Field shuttle exists, however, you will firstly need to get the DART Rail Orange Line.

Take the Orange Line at Terminal A to the Inwood/Love Field Station, a 38-minute ride. Once at the station, you will need to transfer to the Love Link 55 shuttle bus, a 12-minute ride.

How much is a trip from Dallas Fort Worth to Love Field?

A one-way fare on the DART Rail costs $2.50 (€2.20), whilst the Love Link shuttle is free. You can purchase your train ticket at the station’s ticket machines.

Cost

$2.50 (€2.20)

Trip Duration

50 Min.

The DART train runs every 20 minutes and the Love Link 55 runs every 15 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The DART Rail Orange line is available Monday to Friday from 04:00 to 00:54 and from 04:45 to 00:54 on the weekends. The Love Field shuttle is available Monday to Friday from 04:14 to 01:07 and from 04:29 to 00:42 on weekends.

Where do I get it from?

You can find the airport’s railway at DFW Airport’s Terminal A, on the lower level curb – entry A-10.

The Love Link 55 shuttle links customers with the nearby Inwood/Love Field DART station where the Terminal pick-up and drop-off area can be found on either end of the lower level ground transportation area at the airport.

Convenience

Taking the DFW to DAL shuttle and train is a great cost-savvy transport alternative for travellers on a budget. Both the DART Rail and the Love Link are frequent and have long operating hours. However, if you are travelling on a tight schedule, with children and/or heavy luggage, the most convenient option would be to take a taxi or private transfer.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

It is good to know that luggage is free on all DART vehicles and the airport Love Link shuttle, whilst both provide luggage storage spaces.

Useful Tips

Please note that DART operators are unable to provide assistance with luggage.
The exact travel options are available in the opposite direction; you will first have to take the Love Link shuttle to Inwood/Love Field Station before getting the Orange Link to DFW airport.

Frequently asked questions

How far is DAL from DFW airport?

Dallas Fort Worth is located 23.6 km away from Love Field airport and it takes around 20 minutes to reach by car or by taxi.

How to get from DFW to DAL?

There are two transportation options to get you from DFW to DAL; you can either take a taxi or a private transfer or you can take the DART Rail – Orange Line and take the connecting Love Link shuttle bus.

How much is a cab from Dallas Fort Worth to Love Field?

A one-way trip from Dallas Fort Worth to Love Field costs around $38 (€33.40), including tips and the airport exit fee. It is worth knowing that an extra $2 (€1.75) fee will be asked for each additional passenger.

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