The cheapest times to fly from DTW to STT are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 16th to December 9th (except the weeks of July 23rd and November 19th)

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 STT is late October. Prices can be as high as $1348 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $382 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Saint Thomas

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Charlotte Amalie, VI (STT) will usually cost between $426 to $837 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $429. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $923. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $494 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $563 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to STT flight.

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

DTW to STT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to STT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Saturdays 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 $95 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $529. Return trip prices are from the STT to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to STT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 32 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DTW to STT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, PR

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from STT
  • Usually 29.69% less expensive than STT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to SJU flights

Destination alternative #2: Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN) in Aguadilla, PR

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from STT
  • Usually 9.24% less expensive than STT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to BQN flights

Destination alternative #3: Eugenio Maria de Hostos Airport (MAZ) in Mayaguez, PR

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from STT
  • Usually 0.44% less expensive than STT
  • 2-layover flights available

See DTW to MAZ flights


Flight Hacking DTW to STT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DTW to STT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Juan, PR (DTW > SJU > STT)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $46 (8.09%)

See DTW to SJU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cyril E King Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1971 miles or 3172 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to STT flight is about 4 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Charlotte Amalie, VI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from DTW to STT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSTT
Destination airport nameCyril E King Airport
CityCharlotte Amalie, VI
Countrythe United States


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