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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to LSE are

  • August 6th to July 22nd (except the weeks of August 13th, October 15th, November 26th, June 25th, and July 9th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to LSE is late December. Prices can be as high as $257 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $209 for Saturday flights around late December.

 

When to Fly to La Crosse

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to La Crosse, WI (LSE) will usually cost between $209 to $218 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $225. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $16 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $218 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to LSE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to LSE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DTW to LSE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to LSE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $209. Return trip prices are from the LSE to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to LSE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DTW to LSE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from LSE
  • Usually 2.99% less expensive than LSE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to MSP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to LSE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from La Crosse Regional Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 415 miles or 668 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to LSE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to LSE flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and La Crosse, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from DTW to LSE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.2
Longitude-83.4

Return Airport

Destination codeLSE
Destination airport nameLa Crosse Regional Airport
CityLa Crosse, WI
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.9
Longitude-91.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DTW to LSE tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 3% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LSE heading for DTW about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in La Crosse, WI is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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